PRESIDENT - Eric Adams
Eric Adams has been a board member with TUHSEF since February 2013 and has served as a past President. He is currently serving as a board member and committee chair for the Foundation. His community service has also included Director of Communications with the TIE Foundation, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Sun Sounds of Arizona as well as many other activities within the community. He is a graduate of Corona Del Sol High School and Southwestern University. Eric is the General Manager at AG Signs powered by AlphaGraphics. In his spare time, he enjoys time with his wife and son as well as kicking around the soccer ball in a men's soccer league.
Secretary – Patty Vogel
Patty Vogel has been a member of the TUHSEF board since 2019. Patty retired from the Tempe Union High School District working there for 28 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree fro Illinois State University, her master’s from the University of Illinois, and doctorate at Arizona State. She served as a teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing, Department Chair of Special Education and Director of Educational Services. Patty established Vogel L.L.C. and is an educational consultant working with the Arizona Department of Education, charter schools, and many districts around the state. She is married to Ron Davini.
BOARD Member – Ron Denne Jr.
Ron Denne Jr. is a newer member of TUHSEF board. He is currently the Coordinator of Social Emotional Wellness at Tempe Union High School District. He was the school psychologist at Mountain Pointe from 2006-2010 and 2012-2021. Ron is a graduate of Corona del Sol High School.
BOARD Member – Nori Cannell Zavaleta
Nori Cannell Zavaleta taught at Tempe High School and Marcos de Niza, and then served as Director of Guidance and Career and Technical Education until retirement in 2016. She has two daughters, Paige Wyer, N.P., and Megan Cannell, Pharm.D, and is married to retired Desert Vista Engineering Teacher Dan Zavaleta.
BOARD Member – Roland Carranza
Roland Carranza has been a board member with TUHSEF since July 2022. As the District’s Assistant Superintendent for Business Service, his position serves as the member nominated by the District’s Governing Board, as stipulated in the Foundation by-laws. He is currently serving as a board member and scholarship committee member for the Foundation. Roland has worked for Tempe Union High School District for sixteen years; Buckeye Union High School District for one year; Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District for five years; and Tucson Unified School District for 5 years. Roland holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, and attending fine arts festivals. Roland has one son and two daughters who are McClintock High School graduates.
BOARD Member – Michael Andreasen
Michael Andreasen worked for the Tempe Union High School District IT Department for 5 years. He now works for a company that allows him to work with school district IT departments all across the state. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Phoenix. Michael has worked with many different youth organizations helping to build strong and determined future leaders. When not working Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. Most of his time outside of work is spent at one of the ice rinks in the valley watching and helping his three sons develop their ice hockey skills.
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