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Laurie Liles

Chief Public Policy Officer

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits


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.

Product Type
Webinar

Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council Meeting


Categories:
Advocacy |  Alliance |  Arizona Grantmakers |  Policy Council
Speakers:
Laurie Liles |  Lisa Lumbard |  Mr. David L. Thompson |  Brandy Petrone |  Kristen Wilson |  Marcus Johnson |  Penny Allee Taylor
Duration:
1.5 hr
Hosted by:
Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits | Arizona Grantmakers Forum
Short Description:
The Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council is an advisory group composed of individuals interested in public policy and advocacy for Arizona’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. It is free ...
Date:

Fri, Jun 09, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:30am MST-Arizona


Product Type
Webinar

Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council Meeting


Categories:
Advocacy |  Alliance |  Arizona Grantmakers |  Policy Council
Speakers:
Laurie Liles |  Lisa Lumbard |  Mr. David L. Thompson |  Brandy Petrone |  Kristen Wilson |  Marcus Johnson |  Penny Allee Taylor
Duration:
1.5 hr
Short Description:
The Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council is an advisory group composed of individuals interested in public policy and advocacy for Arizona’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. It is free ...
Date:

Fri, Jul 14, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:30am MST-Arizona


Product Type
Webinar

Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council Meeting


Categories:
Advocacy |  Alliance |  Arizona Grantmakers |  Policy Council
Speakers:
Laurie Liles |  Lisa Lumbard |  Mr. David L. Thompson |  Brandy Petrone |  Kristen Wilson |  Marcus Johnson |  Penny Allee Taylor
Duration:
1.5 hr
Short Description:
The Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council is an advisory group composed of individuals interested in public policy and advocacy for Arizona’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. It is free ...
Date:

Fri, Aug 18, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:30am MST-Arizona


Product Type
Webinar

Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council Meeting


Categories:
Advocacy |  Alliance |  Arizona Grantmakers |  Policy Council
Speakers:
Laurie Liles |  Lisa Lumbard |  Mr. David L. Thompson |  Brandy Petrone |  Kristen Wilson |  Marcus Johnson |  Penny Allee Taylor
Duration:
1.5 hr
Short Description:
The Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council is an advisory group composed of individuals interested in public policy and advocacy for Arizona’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. It is free ...
Date:

Fri, Sep 08, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:30am MST-Arizona


Product Type
Webinar

Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council Meeting


Categories:
Advocacy |  Alliance |  Arizona Grantmakers |  Policy Council
Speakers:
Laurie Liles |  Lisa Lumbard |  Mr. David L. Thompson |  Brandy Petrone |  Kristen Wilson |  Marcus Johnson |  Penny Allee Taylor
Duration:
1.5 hr
Short Description:
The Arizona Nonprofits + Grantmakers Policy Council is an advisory group composed of individuals interested in public policy and advocacy for Arizona’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. It is free ...
Date:

Fri, Oct 13, 2023 - 09:00am to 10:30am MST-Arizona


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