2401 N Central Ave, Phoenix AZ
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Resilience, Persistence, & Grit

Guest Speakers

  • Deborah MaherDFM Consulting – Making Positive Change Stick; Building Learning Organizations and Learning Leaders.  A combination of mini-lecture and highly engaging activities that provide participants with a new way of creating and being in the world.
  • Sandra Solis – Community activist, program manager, researcher – Puente Movement; Community Learning Outreach Director – Maricopa Community Colleges; Policy & Procedure Coordinator – Casa de Refugio.

Luncheon Honoring Women Chiefs moderated by Jodie Lawrosky:

  • Sylvia Moir, Tempe Police Chief
  • Tina Slankas, Deputy Director, Cyber Homeland Security
  • Kara Kalkbrenner, City of Phoenix Fire Chief
Election of AZ NOW BOARD officers (see below); Presentation by Dianne Post; Stand Against Racism – Group discussion; Social Media Action
Click on the link below to buy your ticket(s) on EventBrite:
AZ NOW State Board Elections

At the AZ NOW State Convention in May we will be electing state coordinators (board members) for the next two-year term (2017-2019). As of this announcement, we have commitments from several current coordinators to run again for the new term.
We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

  • State Coordinator for Records and Meetings
  • State Coordinator for Political Action (PAC Chair)
  • State Coordinator for Legislative Liaison
  • State Coordinator for Publicity
  • State Coordinator for Technology and Electronic Media
  • State Coordinator for Chapter Development

Also to be elected:

  • At-Large Delegate to the State Board
  • At-Large Delegate to National Conference

Nominations can be taken for any position if you are interested in running.
For the complete list of coordinators and position descriptions, contact Karen Van Hooft,

(Coffee, Light Breakfast and Lunch INCLUDED*)

Name (Please Print) __________________________________________________
Address ____________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip ________________________________________________________
Phone ____________________  Email ____________________________________
NOW Member?    YES     NO    Chapter Affiliation, if any ______________________
Your Early Registration will include a chance raffle to AZ Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence's Gala, May 13th evening event (a $200 value)  Register by May 1, 2017 and your name will be placed in the drawing for two Gala tickets.  Winner must be available to attend the event to accept tickets.  You will be notified by phone or email, by May 6th if you win the Gala tickets.
Early Registration (5/1/17) NOW Member (includes Gala drawing) - $30   $________
Registration Fee NOW member at door - $ 35                                            $________
NOW Member Registration Sliding Scale -  $12 to $29                               $________
Non-member Registration Fee -  $35                                                           $________
Student Registration - $12                                                                            $________
Donation to help cover cost of convention                                                    $________
Total Enclosed (check or money order only - no credit card
processing available)                                                               $_________________
I would like to volunteer to help at the conference.   _______
I need a ride to the conference.     ________
I need childcare ________
* Special request for lunch (vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, etc):
Mail registration no later than May 1, 2017 to:  2017 NOW Convention Registration, c/o Ginny-Lee Richardson, 10725 West Mission Lane, Sun City, AZ  85351.  After May 1, register by email at  You may pay at the convention.  For more information call: 623-937-4300.

NAP-LogocropSocial Media Action during the convention!
img_1628 Trainings, Consciousness Raising Activities, Resolutions... and more!
img_1624-1 PAC Fundraiser
Minimum donation 2$
All $ goes to AZ NOW PAC