The Arizona Town Hall is a private, nonprofit civic organization created in 1962 to establish, through research and discussion, an ever-increasing
body of Arizona citizens accustomed to the processes of searching analysis and being well-informed on the many facets of the state’s economic, cultural and social life.
The Town Hall is governed by a 62 member board of directors, representing a composite of leadership from Arizona’s Brown To Attend 100th Az. Town Hall Speakers at Tucson event include Gov. Brewer 15 counties and from approximately 20 diverse occupations and interests. Board members are elected to two-year terms. Maxine served on the board of directors for three terms.
Twice each year, the Arizona Town Hall brings together a wide cross-section of approximately 150 prominent Arizona citizens to consider and discuss a topic of major concern to Arizona’s future. Individuals are nominated for invitation to each session by Board members.
The 150 invitees are considered from among more than 2,000 recommendations for each session. Maxine and 149 colleagues from around Arizona have been selected to participate in this event because of their recognized leadership skills and as those who will be change agents as all of Arizona works together to create a vibrant future.
This year’s Town Hall speakers and invitees include: Governor Jan Brewer; Christopher T. Gates, Executive Director PACE-Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement; and Jim Kolbe, former U.S. Representative for Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.