Building Meaningful Relationships



Office of Government & Community Engagement

The Office of Government & Community Engagement serves as the liaison to officials and agencies of the U.S. government, State of Arizona, Maricopa County, surrounding municipalities and communities, Tribal Nations, Mexico and Cultural leaders.

Leading the department is Adam Deguire, Vice President of Government and Community Engagement.

Meet the Office of Government & Community Engagement Team


The Team

Adam Deguire

Vice President, Government & Community Engagement

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Matthew Simon

Associate Vice President, Federal & State Relations

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Kristin Donaldson Irwin

Associate Vice President, Community & Municipal Relations

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Candace Hamana

Director, Tribal Relations

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Kenja Hassan

Assistant Vice President, Cultural Relations

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Paola Garcia Hidalgo

Executive Director, Mexico Relations

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