Governing Board members: Chuck Wright, Nancy Hawkins, Tony Salcido, Connie Dolezal, and Joe Lopez
Connie Dolezal spent twenty-three years teaching mathematics at Casa Grande Union, Casa Verde, Desert Winds, and Vista Grande. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, along with 180+ hours of coursework in instruction, gifted, and special needs education. Her daughter, Cassandra (Casey), has continued the family dedication to education and a wonderful son-in-law who also teaches. Along with her husband, Ted, they have visited all 50 states, as well as Europe. Her passions include helping student succeed and contributing to the community.
Nancy Hawkins is a native Arizonan and has been a Casa Grande resident for 25 years. She is a Real Estate Broker and co-owner of Hawkins & Associates Realty along with her son and Associate Broker L.D. Nancy is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Arizona Association of Realtors and the Western Pinal Association of Realtors. She also is a past two-term president and current board member of the Arizona City Chamber of Commerce. Nancy has two sons and two grandsons who currently attend high school in the valley.
Joe, originally from California, has been an Arizona resident for 18 years. He is an ASE certified Master Technician and has worked in the automotive repair industry for 43 years, as a technician, service manager, successful business owner, and as an instructor. He owned and operated an auto repair shop in San Jose, California for twenty years, and his business in Casa Grande has been in operation since 2013. He has great dedication to the field of automotive technology, as well as to education and community service. Joe is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Casa Grande, and was president of the club for the 2017-2018 term; he was a Kiwanis Club of Willow Glen member (San Jose, CA) for 19 years and was a two-time past president in that club. Joe taught automotive technology at both Central Arizona College and at Casa Grande Union High School. He and his wife Rachel have been married for 20 years. Joe enjoys desert landscaping, serving in the community, and helping people. He considers himself to be a life-long learner.
Chuck Wright is a Casa Grande native, growing up in a farming family in the Greenes Reservoir area south of Arizona City. Chuck has three sons, all of which graduated from CGUHS. Chuck is an Industrial Designer, specializing is architectural design. He has been self-employed in his own business, Pinal Design Group LLC in Casa Grande for 34 years. Chuck has previously served on this board in 1997-2001, serving two terms as president. He is past Chairman of the greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce and also chairman of the Arizona City Sanitary District. Chuck also currently serves on the city of Casa Grande’s Board of Adjustments.