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About the
Chapter

Who We Are

The Arizona Chapter of WESTOP represents 35 TRIO programs throughout the state. The Arizona Chapter is a network of members and institutions who are interested in furthering access to educational opportunities for economically and educationally disadvantaged persons and persons with disabilities. The Arizona Chapter promotes and coordinates professional development and student leadership development opportunities for individual and institutional members of WESTOP. The Arizona Chapter represents 36 TRIO/Educational Equity programs.

2022 - 2023 Chapter Leadership

Arlett Perez-Rios

Chapter President

University of Arizona

Nilda Iniguez

Past-President

Pima Community College

Amanda Mancic-Coe

President-Elect

Mesa Community College

April Ortega

April Ortega

Treasurer

Central Arizona College

Patty Santillanes-Soto

Secretary

Arizona State University

Lydia Perez

Parliamentarian

Mesa Community College

Arizona Service Council Chairs

Chaney Linares

Alumni

Arizona Western College

Lydia Perez

Archives

Mesa Community College

Wendy Adams, Lydia Perez, & Amanda Mancic-Coe

COE Fair Share

Mesa Community College

Luis Sierra

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Arizona State University

Fatemma Soto-Herrera

Irvin Coin Scholarship

University of Arizona

Camila Armenta

Legislation & Education

University of Arizona

Wendy Adams

Membership & Elections

Mesa Community College

Michelle Thomas

Mentorship

Arizona Western College

Amanda Mancic-Coe

Professional Development

Mesa Community College

Verónica Hernández

Professional Development Scholarship

Arizona State University

Eden Eaton

Public Relations

Pima Community College

Amanda Mancic-Coe & April Ortega

Student Leadership

Mesa Community College & Central Arizona College

Tyler Conlon

Technology

Northern Arizona University