Arizona's legislative session will likely continue into June as lawmakers vote on scores of pending bills and negotiate a fiscal year 2024 budget with Gov. Katie Hobbs. How will the legislative debates and negotiations play out and what impact will they have on the nonprofit and philanthropic sector?
Members will gain insights into Arizona's legislative session through the lens of the social sector. Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs Senior Associate Brandy Petrone will present an update on the status of legislation and budget proposals that impact Arizona's nonprofit and philanthropic sector. Brandy will also discuss how legislative and political dynamics will shape the outcomes of the 2023 legislative session and the fiscal year 2024 state budget.
In this session, participants will:
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Laurie joined the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits following its merger with Arizona Grantmakers Forum in 2022. As chief public policy officer, she is responsible for developing and executing the Alliance’s public policy agenda and engagement strategy. An active member of the senior leadership team, Laurie leads Arizona Grantmakers Forum, bringing vision and strategic thinking to advance its full integration with the Alliance.
Laurie was president and CEO of Arizona Grantmakers Forum for seven years, providing strategic leadership and creating and sustaining relationships with aligned philanthropic, nonprofit and community partners. Before joining Arizona Grantmakers in 2015, Laurie worked to improve policy outcomes for Arizonans for more than 25 years. She began her career as a research analyst for the Arizona House of Representatives before joining the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, where she served as senior vice president of public affairs and as president and CEO, among other roles. In 2014, Laurie was a Washington, D.C. correspondent for Cronkite News, producing more than 30 stories covering politics, immigration and Indian affairs for Arizona news media outlets.
Laurie has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Mass Communication degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She serves on the United Philanthropy Forum board of directors and co-chairs its Public Policy Committee.
A native of the Southwest, Laurie grew up in Tempe, Arizona.