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Sarah Striker

President


Luke Edens

Vice President


Tim Flood

Secretary


Adam Stein

Treasurer


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Matthew Camba

Director At Large


Robert Cothern

Director At Large


Pamela Kalish

Director At Large


Jim Riggs

Director At Large


Connie Stone

Director At Large


Biographies


Sarah Striker

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Luke Edens

Luke is an outdoor enthusiast and full-time professional healthcare worker. He is active in the fields of Archaeology and Astronomy were he spends his time volunteering for several organizations. 

He is an International Astronomical Union Dark Sky Ambassador. International Dark Sky Association Phoenix Chapter Vice President. West Valley Astronomy Club member and serves as chairperson for the Friends of Agua Fria Dark Sky Initiative Program to designate the monument as a certified dark sky park.

Luke is Assistant Regional Coordinator for Arizona State Parks Site Steward Program for the Agua Fria Area and currently serves on the board of the Friends of Agua Fria as Vice President. 




Tim Flood

Long time Phoenix resident, Tim Flood has been an active volunteer with FAFNM since its origins in 2001.  His main area of interest is riparian conservation, and he currently heads the Water Team – a subgroup within the Natural Resources Committee.  Major activities include organizing the annual (June) Wet-Dry mapping of the Agua Fria River, and organizing the summertime surveys for Yellow-billed cuckoo on the AFNM.  Dr. Flood retired in 2022 from the Arizona Department of Health Services after a career in the epidemiology of chronic disease.  He has served FAFNM in several board positions, and currently is the board secretary.  Other volunteer organizations in which he participates include the Arizona Riparian Council, the Sierra Club, and local Audubon chapters. 



Adam Stein

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Matthew Cambia

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Robert Cothern

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Pamela Kalish

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Jim Riggs

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Connie Stone

After earning a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Arizona State University, Connie Stone joined the Bureau of Land Management as an archaeologist in the Phoenix District.  She became very familiar with Perry Mesa and the Agua Fria National Monument, serving as the AFNM archaeologist for several years, and also as the acting monument manager.  Connie served as one of the planning team leaders for the preparation of the resource management plan. Following her retirement in 2012, she became more active in the Friends of the AFNM and currently serves as the chair for the Cultural Resources Committee.  She also oversees the historical archives of the Public Lands Foundation.




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