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Community Advisory Board

The role of the Community Advisory Board is to support the mission of the College by increasing awareness of health promotion and prevention strategies through community collaboration, fund raising and advocacy activities. The members of the Board are:

David McEvoy, Esq.

Chairman of the Board, Attorney

Mr. McEvoy is an attorney with McEvoy, Daniels, and Darcy, PC. He received his bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor graduate degree from the University of Arizona. McEvoy is a past president of the Tucson Alumni Club and of the Arizona Alumni Association as well as a former board member for the University of Arizona Foundation, and former trustee of the Arizona Theatre Company.


Cara M. Christ, M.D., M.S.

Arizona Department of Health Services Director

Dr. Christ was appointed Director by Governor Ducey in 2015. She has a strong commitment to the health of the people of Arizona. Among her many accomplishments at ADHS, she collaborated with health partners and stakeholders to develop strategic plans for infectious disease prevention and control including the Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. She was involved in leading statewide efforts during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, and worked with partners to find solutions to improve childhood vaccination programs. Dr. Christ led the effort to develop and implement 20 Articles of Arizona Administrative Code for Health Care Institutions.


Allison Duffy

President, Silverado Technologies

Ms. Duffy is President and owner of Silverado Technologies, one of Southern Arizona's top technology companies. She received her MBA at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Ms. Duffy has a passion for event planning and fund raising for non-profit organizations and she serves as a project leader on the CAB Marketing Committee.


Gary Frost, PhD

Special Advisor to the Chairman & Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch

Dr. Frost is CEO of a consulting firm advising management on strategic planning, leadership assessment, organizational development, corporate culture, healthy work settings, optimal healing environments, and the aging workforce. Previously Dr. Frost was Corporate Executive Vice President of Canyon Ranch where he served as a member of the Board of Directors and Governance Committee. He also served as the Executive Director of The Canyon Ranch Institute.

As an author and lecturer, Dr. Frost's topics include Understanding America's Aging Population; Healthy Leaders, Healthy Organizations; Balancing Life: Family, You & the Organization; The Issue of Denial in Men's Health; Living Younger Longer and Creating Optimal Healing Environments. The Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health invited Dr. Frost to join their Executive Council in 2002, where he also serves as an adjunct professor. He is a member of the Michigan State University College of Business/Hospitality Board of Directors. He also serves on the National Advisory Board of the Corporate Health Improvement Program.


Robert Guerrero

Office Chief at the Arizona Department of Health Services-Office of Border Health

Mr. Guerrero's community involvement is extensive; he has served as President of the Tucson Hispanic Coalition, as Vice President for the Hispanic Professional Action Committee, as Co-Chair of the Arizona-Mexico Commission's Health Services Committee, and more. His interest and expertise is with the U.S. Mexico border region, rural Southern Arizona, and Mexico.


Will Humble, MPH

Executive Director, Arizona Public Health Association

Will Humble is a long-time public health enthusiast, and is currently the Executive Director for the Arizona Public Health Association (AzPHA). His 30 years in public health include more than 2 decades at the Arizona Department of Health Services, where he served in various roles including as the Director from 2009 to 2015. Prior to being appointed Director, he worked in various capacities in the public health preparedness service line. Most recently, he was a health policy director at the University of Arizona from 2015-2017. He continues to be involved in health policy in his role with AzPHA and as Adjunct Faculty with the UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

He has a BS in Marketing from NAU, a BS in Microbiology from ASU, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of Arizona in 2015 for engaging partnerships between academic and executive public health.

He's active in the community and his home life, serving on the Board of Directors of the Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitative Services (STARS) and the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA).

Will is a believer in using evidence-based health policy as a means to improving health outcomes and in leading and managing with emotional intelligence.


Jan Konstanty

Jan Konstanty has an extensive business background in U.S. and international markets, Mr. Konstanty is proficient in strategy development - how to identify markets and successfully position and grow a business. Throughout his career, he has successfully restructured and repositioned as well as disposed of businesses. He has strong analytical skills, with expertise in financial, credit and risk analysis and the functioning of capital market. Jan teaches in the areas of innovation, strategy and corporate governance.


Alberto Piña Moore

Manager of US operations for the Nanjing American University, LLC

With more than 45 years of experience in international trade, development, communication and investment, has led and directed successful regional ventures in North and Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He is currently the Manager of US operations for the Nanjing American University, LLC. Mr. Moore is a consultant to foreign companies and governments, and often advisor to U.S. Congressional and Executive Branch bodies. He was a founder and chairman of the Sunbelt World Trade Association, a founder of the Nanjing-American University Foundation, the Nanjing American University, LLC. Past Chairman of the UA Social and Behavior Sciences Advisory Board and presently a member of the board. Director of the reorganized Rio Nuevo Multipurpose Facilities District Board, appointed by Govenor Brewer.


Lupita Murillo

KVOA News 4 Reporter

Recipient of several Edward R. Murrow Awards. Murillo is a general assignment reporter, specializing in crime reporting with News 4. She has earned recognition for her work including awards from the Arizona Press Club, United Press International, the Associated Press, and many community organizations. She has also been recognized nationally by the American Women in Radio and Television. Murillo is very involved in the community and gives her time to numerous organizations and charities, including: Boys and Girls Club, So. AZ Aids Foundation and UA Hispanic Alumni.


JoAnna Westcott

President, Bill Westcott Inc.

Ms. Westcott is the President of Bill Westcott Incorporated, a financial services firm focused on investing and retirement planning. JoAnna is very active in Tucson’s fine arts community and serves on several community boards.


Mel Zuckerman

Founder and Developer, Canyon Ranch Resorts and Spa

Zuckerman has earned recognition for his commitment to the University of Arizona including a Distinguished Citizen Award from University of Arizona Alumni Association and an Honorary Doctorate of Law Degree. In 2002, the Arizona College of Public Health was renamed the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health in recognition of their important work as advocates of healthier lifestyles and disease prevention. He is a member of several University of Arizona boards, community, and national boards.


Amy Zuckerman

Amy is a community advocate, photographer and supporter of rural and public health. She has served in the Tucson community for many years on such boards as Group for Photographic Intentions, Center for Creative Photography, Office of Cultural Affairs, UA Presents, T.R.O.T. ,The Loft Theatre and Tucson Values Teachers. She has been a recipient of the Arizona Commission as well as awarded a residency at the Yaddo Artist Colony. Amy's work is in permanent collections at the Arizona State Museum, Institute of Afro-American Affairs, National Museum of Kenya, New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Steele Memorial Children's Research Center, Smithsonian Institution, Tucson Museum of Art and the University of Arizona (main library). Her photography has been exhibited widely in both the U.S., Africa and Mexico. She currently enjoys working on her 13 acre horse ranch and doing philanthropic work in the Tucson community.


Nicole Zuckerman-Morris, JD

Executive Director, Zuckerman Family Foundation

Nicole received a BS in Economics and an international business certificate from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a JD from the UCLA School of Law. A native Tucsonan, Nicole practiced business litigation and corporate law at a prominent Los Angeles law firm before returning to Arizona in 2008. She served as honorary co-chair of the MEZCOPH 10th anniversary gala planning committee, Co-Chair of the 20thAnniversary and enjoys devoting time to educational and health initiatives. Her community involvement includes acting as a "Big Sister" through Big Brothers, Big Sisters, volunteering with Junior Achievement, and teaching a "street law" class for high school students. She is raising her two children with her husband, Ken.

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