Meet Our Board of Directors

Paul Brocker

University Executive, Regis University

Paul Brocker brings 40 years of public relations, fundraising and marketing experience to the Aspire Arizona Foundation Board.  His background includes almost 30 years in higher education and 10 years in both the corporate and sports marketing and writing.

He retired from Regis University in Denver in 2010 where he served as Associate Vice President responsible for University Communications for 22 years and Executive Assistant to the President for three years.  During his time at Regis he also assisted in planning the University’s $75 million “Writing the Next Chapter” fund raising campaign that eventually raised $82.5 million.

His higher education background also includes two years at the University of New Mexico as Assistant Sports Information Director and two years at the University of Denver as sports information director.  Prior to entering higher education, he served as Vice President for Public Relations at First Interstate Bank of Denver.

Brocker had brief stints as a sports writer with both the Augusta Chronicle Herald in Georgia and The Denver Post and was a Staff Writer for Army in Europe magazine in Heidelberg, Germany during his military service.

In Payson, Paul served as President of the Tonto Community Concert Association (TCCA) and volunteers at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Mall, whose proceeds support clients of the St. Vincent de Paul Rim Country Food Bank.

Patti Beauchamp

Vice President
Secretary, Grant Writer; Corporate Trainer, Intel Corporation

Patti Beauchamp brings a diverse background in serving underserved communities through her extensive work in rural health clinic management, nonprofit leadership, and educational support. With over fifteen years of experience in grant and technical writing, she has successfully secured substantial funding that has directly contributed to improving the infrastructure and educational opportunities in the underserved area of Payson, Arizona.

Board Members

Chelle K. Barth
Marketing Director, Rim Country Health

Patti Beauchamp
Secretary, Grant Writer; Corporate Trainer, Intel Corporation

Amanda Hatch

Dan Waters
Center for Excellence in Rural Education (CERE), Intel Corporation

Veronica Volk

Michael Christ

Peter Kennedy
Chairman,  Kraft Kennedy – Technology Consulting

Dolores Goughnour

Kristin Croak