From Left To Right, Patrica Foy (Seligman USD), Jesus Rubalcava (Gila Bend USD), Steven Chapman (Tolleson UHSD), Dr. Jeffery Crandall (Tombstone USD) And Evelyn Shapiro (Isaac ESD), With Randy Schiller, President Of The ASBA Board Of Directors.

Nine Arizona school board members have received the 2013 ASBA Cactus Pin Award for service that goes above and beyond their elected responsibilities. The award recognizes service to ASBA and the National School Boards Association, as well as participation in activities and events beyond regular board service that promotes the vision and mission of ASBA and the local governing board.

Receiving Gold Cactus Pins were Dr. Jeffery Crandall (Tombstone USD), Patricia Foy (Seligman USD), Jesus Rubalcava (Gila Bend USD), Evelyn Shapiro (Isaac ESD) and Katrina Talkalai (San Carlos USD).

Silver Cactus Pins were awarded to Steven Chapman (Tolleson UHSD), Anne Greenberg (Paradise Valley USD), Richard Hopkins (Buckeye ESD) and Traci Sawyer-Sinkbeil (Dysart USD).

Winners were recognized at the ASBA Summer Leadership Institute in July. View image Pin awards reflect activities between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.

Learn more about the Cactus Pin Award and other ASBA member award and recognition programs.