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Board Members

Email: District2@pima.edu
Contact all Board of Governors members by sending email to: board@pima.edu. Additional ways to contact the board are provided on the Contact webpage.

Mark Hanna

   Email: District1@pima.edu

District 1:  Mark Hanna

Mark Hanna is the District 1 representative. Mark had a retail management career for over 30 years before retiring in 1999 to Tucson with his wife, Lynda. He earned his associate degree in Education from Pima and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Higher Education from The University of Arizona.

Mark worked as a teacher’s aide and the College and Career Readiness Coordinator at Catalina High School, retiring in 2014. He has served as chair of the Pima Community College Alumni Association, was a member of the PCC Foundation Board and was Pima East Campus Student Government treasurer. Mark also is an officer of The University of Arizona Hillel Board Of Directors. Mark was awarded the Metropolitan Education Commission’s “Crystal Apple Award” in 2011 and the Century Link/Arizona Diamondbacks “All Star Teacher Award” in 2013.

Elected in Nov. 2014 for the term 2015-2020

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   Email: District2@pima.edu

District 2:  Demion Clinco

Mr. Clinco currently serves as the Executive Director of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation and Vice President of Catalina In-Home Services Inc.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of Archaeology Southwest and since 2010 has been the Arizona state advisor to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, currently serving as vice-chair of the Board of Advisors. Mr. Clinco previously served as a member of Arizona State House of Representatives legislative district 2, as a Trustee of the Gregory School, and on the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission.

Mr. Clinco graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles with a B.A. in Art History. He completed postgraduate work at Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy.

Elected in Nov. 2016 for the term 2017-2022

Sylvia Lee

   Email: District3@pima.edu

District 3:  Sylvia M. Lee, Ph.D.

Dr. Lee retired in 2011 after serving 30 years in leadership positions in community colleges and universities in Arizona and Minnesota.  Most recently she served as President of PCC's Community and Northwest Campuses.

Dr. Lee is proud that she graduated with an Associate's Degree, served as campus president and now is a governing board member at Pima Community College. She received her Baccalaureate and Masters Degrees from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Arizona State University.  She serves on numerous non-profit boards, including Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona, Literacy Connects, DM-50 (Friends of Davis Monthan Air Force Base) and the University of Arizona President's Asian Pacific American Community Advisory Council.

Elected in Nov. 2012 for the term 2013-2018

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   Email: District4@pima.edu

District 4:  Meredith Hay, Ph.D.

Dr. Hay is the former Executive Vice President and Provost of The University of Arizona. Currently, Dr. Hay leads an active brain research laboratory at the University of Arizona College Of Medicine. Dr. Hay is also President and founder of a new Tucson biotechnology company, ProNeurogen, Inc.  ProNeurogen is a preclinical and clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel drugs to treat memory loss and brain injury caused by cardiovascular disease and trauma. 

Dr. Hay is actively involved in the Tucson community and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the YWCA, is Director for the Beacon Group and Sinfonia, Healthcare Corp., LLC.   She is an active member on the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and has served of the Arizona Bioscience Advisory Group and the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Elected in Nov. 2016 for the term 2017-2022

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   Email: District5@pima.edu

District 5:  Luis Gonzales

Mr. Gonzales is a former Arizona State Senator and U.S Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War.

He served in the state senate from 1978 to 1986 and was a member of the Education Committee.

He also had an extensive career in city management and Indian gaming. He was city manager for Guadalupe and South Tucson. He also served as Director of Government Operations and executive Director of the Tribal Gaming Office for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, Executive Director of the Tribal Gaming Office for the Ak-Chin Maricopa Indiana community, and Gaming Commissioner for the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in Alpine, Calf.

He studied Political Science at the University of Arizona and Business Management at the University of Phoenix. He also was an instructor at San Diego State University, teaching Gaming Regulation on Indian lands.

Elected in Nov. 2016 for the term 2017-2018