Arizona

Commissioner

Bruce DuPlanty
Bruce DuPlanty

Primary Point of Contact

Bruce DuPlanty
Deputy Associate Superintendent
Certification and Education Preparation
Arizona Department of Education
1535 W. Jefferson Street, Bin #46
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
bruce.duplanty@azed.gov, ph 602.542.4000

School Liaison(s)

Air Force
Elizabeth (Betsy) Fleming
School Liaison
Davis Monthan Air Force Base
elizabeth.fleming.1@us.af.mil ph 520-228-6040
Website: https://www.355fss.com/cyes-school-liaison

Luke Air Force Base School Liaison
56FSS.FSY.SchoolLiaison@us.af.mil ph (623) 856-6378
Website: https://www.lukeevents.com/school-liaison-officer/

Army
Zaida Colon
Outreach/School Liaison
Fort Buchanan
zaida.l.colon.naf@mail.mil ph 787-707-3434
Website: https://buchanan.armymwr.com/programs/school-support-services

Paula Smedes
School Liaison
Fort Huachuca
paula.d.smedes.naf@mail.mil ph 520-533-0874
Website: https://huachuca.army.mwr.com/programs/school-liaison-services

Shauna Nunn
School Liaison
Yuma Proving Ground
shauna.m.nunn.naf@mail.mil ph 928-328-3119
Website: https://yuma.armymwr.com/programs/school-liaison-services

Marine Corps

Candice Brown
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma School Liaison Program
candice.brown@usmc-mccs.org ph 928.269.5373
Website: http://www.mccsyuma.org/index.cfm/military-family/school-liaison/

Seal of Arizona

Military/DOD Representative

Col Anthony J. Mullinax, 56th Mission Support Group Commander, Luke AFB

State Council Members

Bruce DuPlanty, Deputy Associate Superintendent, Certification and Education Preparation
Dawn Wallace, Education Policy Advisor, Arizona Governor’s Office
Bonnie Austin, Fort Huachacu Accommodation School District
Maj Gen Michael T. McGuire, AZANG, Adjutant General
Director Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs
Col James P. Meger, USAF Commander, 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monathan Air Force Base
Jeff Jennings, Deputy to the Commanding General
US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachacu
Col James K. Kossler, USAF Commander, 56th Mission Support Group, Luke Air Force Base
Col Randy Murray, USA Commander , US Army Yuma Proving Grounds
Col Ricardo Martinez, USMC Commander, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Nicola Winkel, Community Liaison, Arizona Coalition of Military Families
Eileen Klein President, Arizona Board of Regents
Senator Steve Smith, Arizona State Senate
Representative Ethan Orr, Arizona State House of Representatives
Jennifer Pennington, Teacher, Gila High School
MSgt Moya Jones, USAF Parent Representative, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

State Council Meeting

Arizona State Council Meeting
December 9, 2021, 9:00am – 11:00am MT

State Website

End of Year Report

Resources

State Profile

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3)
1776 Avenue of the States
Lexington, KY 40511

Phone: 859-244-8000
Fax: 859-244-8001

mic3info@csg.org