Duet is pleased to announce six new board members: Stephanie Bivens, Michael Cyrino, Jan Dougherty, Dawn Katuk, Maria Maskell and Cherry Perez.
â€œWhat a wonderful group of community minded individuals,â€ said Ann Wheat, executive director, Duet. â€œWe are very excited to have their knowledge and expertise on our board. Many of them have volunteered with us, were raised by a grandparent or are currently caring for an aging parent and can relate to the services we offer.â€
Stephanie Bivens, attorney at Bivens & Associates, PLLC, has over 25 years of elder law, special needs and estate planning experience. Her specialties are contested and uncontested probate, guardianship and conservatorship.
Michael Cyrino, principal at Medicare Mike, LLC, is passionate and energetic about connecting people and improving the availability and access of healthcare to all.
Jan Doughtery, president of TravALZ, a dementia travel resource, is former director of family services for Banner Alzheimerâ€™s Institute. She is a nursing expert and leader in dementia care.
Dawn Katuk, vice president at Global Learning and Development, is successfully established a global instructional design and development team delivering bespoke, technical insurance learning solutions for a company of 30,000+ employees.
Maria Maskell, retired from Arizona Public Service Company (APS) in 2020, after 37 years. She had community affairs experience and recently moved to Payson to enjoy retirement.
Cherry Perez, executive director and market manager, JP Morgan Chase Business Banking in Arizona. She moved to Phoenix in September 2022 and has over 20 years of banking experience.
About Duet: Partners In Health & Aging: Duet is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote health and well-being through vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities, and grandfamilies. Duetâ€™s free-of-charge services are available in the greater Phoenix area. To volunteer, donate or ask for help, go to http://www.duetaz.org or call (602) 274-5022.