A charter member of S.I. of the Kachinas, Inc., Alice has been actively involved with Soroptimist International since 1980. Throughout this time, Alice has had significant leadership experience with Soroptimist at local, region, federation and international levels, serving in a variety of leadership positions. Alice is a past president of Soroptimist International of the Americas, a federation of 20 countries and territories, and is the Immediate Past President of Soroptimist International (in 130 countries and territories).
Alice has recently retired as Executive Director of AZ ASCD, a non-profit organization for educators that provides expert and innovative solutions in professional development, capacity building, and educational leadership.
Alice has a professional background in education and staff development training. She holds an Ed.S. Degree in Educational Administration and a Master's Degree in Elementary Education. Alice has served as an elementary school principal and a curriculum coordinator in a large school district in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. In addition, she spent almost twenty years in the textbook publishing industry working with school administrators and educators with their selection of text materials. She is passionate about improving and enhancing the education opportunities for women and girls all over the world.