Contact Us

The AFS Grand Canyon Area Team is full of passionate and knowledgeable volunteers who are ready, willing, and able to answer your questions, assist you in finding relevant resources or information, and connecting you with the right volunteers or staff.

  • If you are interested in hosting an exchange student, contact your chapter Hosting Coordinator.

  • If you are a student interested in studying abroad, contact your chapter Sending Coordinator.

  • If you are interested in volunteering, you may contact the Area Team Chair or your chapter Volunteer Coordinator.

  • For all other questions, please feel free to contact the Area Team Chair or your designated Chapter Chair.

For chapter specific contact information, please select either Tucson or North Valley Chapter links to the left, under “Contact Us.”

Grand Canyon Area Team Chair:  Suzy Selby
E-mail: suzyselby@msn.com
Cell: 520.241.0544
Home: 520.299.6100

Tucson Chapter

Tucson Chapter Chair:  Elaine O’Hara
E-mail: luckyohara@earthlink.net
Mobile Phone: 520.977.1344

Sending Coordinator:  Elaine O’Hara
E-mail: luckyohara@earthlink.net
Mobile Phone: 520.977.1344

Hosting Coordinator:  Suzy Selby
E-mail: suzyselby@msn.com
Cell: 520.241.0544
Home: 520.299.6100

Support Coordinator:  KC Conner 
E-mail:  tucsonkc@hotmail.com 
Cell:  520.307.5735
Home:  520.320.9215

North Valley Chapter

North Valley Chapter Chair:  Judy Appleyard
E-mail: gja@cox.net
Phone: 602.652.9171

Sending Coordinator:  Phyllis Winters
Email:  Phyllis@quackers.us
Phone:  602.721.0673

Hosting Coordinator:  Carol Meissner
Email:  carol@meissneraz.com
Phone:  602.214.1040

Support Coordinator:  Nancy Sperco
Email:  sperco@cox.net
Phone:  602.695.5510

Volunteer Coordinator:  Jill Goldsmith
Email:  jillaw@aol.com
Phone:  602.320.1791

Other Members of the North Valley Leadership Team:

Chapter Chair Elect:  Cindy Gort

Compliance Coordinator:  Charlotte Hosseini

Orientations Coordinator:  Charlotte Hosseini

Social Events Coordinator:  Lois Goode

Chapter Secretary:  Amy Etzkorn

Chapter Treasurer:  Jim Finnegan

YES Coordinator:  Karen Powers