Careers & Staff
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Our diverse and talented staff collaborates with other early childhood programs and organizations, supports the First Things First Board and the 28 regional partnership councils around the state, as well as grantees that are working to improve outcomes for young children throughout Arizona.

 

Positions Currently Available

 
     

    Our central office is located in downtown Phoenix, with additional regional offices located throughout the state.

    To apply for a position with First Things First, please visit azstatejobs.gov.

     

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    Our Staff
    Sam Leyvas

    Sam Leyvas

    Chief Executive Officer
    Joshua J. Allen

    Joshua J. Allen

    Chief Operations Officer​/Chief Financial Officer
    Michelle Katona

    Michelle Katona

    Chief Program Officer
    Kim VanPelt

    Kim VanPelt

    Chief Regional Officer

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