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Thursday, July 9th, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.
Sonoran Science Academy-Phoenix
3535 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Mr. Regi Adams - Board Member
Mr. Adams is a knowledge management and learning & development professional with over 20 years’ experience. Currently he is Director of Operations for Bascom & Adams Business Solutions. Prior to working for Bascom & Adams, he served as the Director of Knowledge Management for Apollo Group’s department of Learning and Professional Development. Mr. Adams holds a Bachelors degree in Organizational Management from Wilberforce University and a Master's degree in Adult Education and Distance Learning. He is currently completing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Dr. Adem Aktas - Board Member
Dr. Aktas is a Principal Design Engineer at CSR Technology, where he develops integrated circuits for GPS and wireless systems. In addition to his years of industry experience in the field of integrated circuits, Dr. Aktas has published several technical papers, holds a U.S. patent, and published a book on wireless phase-locked loops. He earned his MS degree and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, both from Ohio State University. As a volunteer, he has taught math and science classes at the high school level. His son attends Paragon Elementary School.
Ms. Stacey Austin - Board Member
Ms. Austin holds a Degree in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu Institute. passionate about cooking, she has worked at valley area restaurants and provided catering services for private functions; she currently spends time "informing others of better ways to prepare foods. Food is a component of life that all humans speak; it needs no common language, just actions". Ms. Austin and her family relocated to Arizona in 2009 and has a son who graduated from Sonoran Science Academy-Phoenix.
Mrs. Kimmie Nguyen - Board Member
Mrs. Nguyen was born in Vietnam. She received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Purchasing & Logistics Management from Arizona State University (ASU), and is currently employed at M+W Group as a Procurement Specialist. She and her husband, Phu Bui, an engineer at Intel, met while attending ASU. They have two daughters, both of whom are students at Paragon Science Academy. Mrs. Nguyen enjoys travelling, planning parties, and spending time with her family & friends. She and her family love calling Gilbert home.
Mr. Omer Guvener - Board Member
Mr. Guvener holds a degree in M.S.E.E Wireless Communication from the University of Southern California (USC). With expertise in the deployment and optimization of voice services, Mr. Guvener is currently part of the Sprint Wireless organization, working in the area of data network technologies. Mr. Guvener is also working on a Finance certification from the Thunderbird School of Business. He is married with three children. His son attends Sonoran Science Academy-Peoria.
Crissie Rowley - Secretary to the Board