Committee Meetings

All Committees Meetings are hosted at
the Arizona ALFA office

2345 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 290
Phoenix AZ 85016
Contact Arizona ALFA to sign up for a member committee and to confirm meeting dates and times: 602-322-0100

Educational Events Committee – Jane Keys, Chair & Karen Barno, Staff

First Thursday of each month, 9 am, Arizona ALFA Office & Zoom


This committee identifies education and training to enhance the skills and knowledge of members. Develops programs formats and recommends speakers for workshops and conferences. Identifies and provides relevant training regarding emerging issues and training to increase the members’ success.


Memory Care Committee – Millie Oakenson, Chair & Mariah Ortiz, Staff

First Friday of each month, 12 pm, Arizona ALFA Office & Zoom


This committee develops best practices for memory care in assisted living and participates in advocacy efforts.


Public Policy Committee – Belinda Radder, Chair & Karen Barno, Staff

Every Friday, 10 am, Arizona ALFA Office & Zoom


This committee advocates for specific issues resulting from local or state officials affecting assisted living partners; committee members work to develop and maintain relationships with governmental officials and participate in fundraisers and ongoing advocacy efforts.


Industry Partner Committee – Kaleb Threlkeld, Chair & Mariah Ortiz, Staff

Second Wednesday of each month, 9 am, Arizona ALFA Office & Zoom


This committee’s goal is to recommend that companies grow and develop their business within assisted living and senior housing.