LD13 Leadership Team

 
 
From left to right: Gene Giordano, Irene Arango, Donna Durand, Alisa Moore, Terry Gunn and Barb Wodrich

From left to right: Gene Giordano, Irene Arango, Donna Durand, Alisa Moore, Terry Gunn and Barb Wodrich

CHair

Terry Gunn

From a successful career in hospitality management and a 2nd volunteer career in non-profit leadership, Terry came out of retirement after the 2017 Women's March in Washington DC, determined to make a difference. She lives in Buckeye with her spouse, Barbara. They raised five children together and now enjoy spending time with their ten grand children. When not working to build Democratic leaders in their home community, travel and geocaching are favorite pastimes.

SECRETARY

Barbara Wodrich

Barb has always had a fundamental interest in politics; her first sit-in was against the Vietnam War. In Arizona, Barb campaigned for Democrats during the 1970,'s and '80's. She is a Deputy Registrar and just completed work with the Maricopa County Special Elections Board. She is retired after a multi faceted career as hotel general manager and 15 years as a Facilities Manager. Barb and Terry have five children and ten grands. They enjoying traveling and geocaching as time permits.

1st Vice Chair

DONNA DURAND

Donna takes pride in being a part of the change in our state, turning Arizona blue.  Before devoting her retired time to politics, she spent 25 years working in Human Resources in New Hampshire and Utah.  She moved to Buckeye, Arizona in 2011 and worked in Employee Relations at General Dynamics until her retirement in 2016.  She now enjoys collecting minerals from the Arizona desert and beyond, getting together with old friends and traveling.  She has been married for 53 years and is a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. 

TREASURER

Alisa sPARKIA Moore

Alisa is a retired attorney and mediator who served for many years as a communications specialist in California higher education. She and her husband John have an adult son living in Las Vegas. They have lived all over the country because of his work as a newspaper editor. Alisa is a dedicated, life-long Democrat excited about helping turn Arizona blue. Her spare time is given to reading, movies, genealogy research, and scrap-booking. "Our time is now!"

2nd Vice Chair -

GENE GIORDANO

After serving in the Navy, Gene spent 37 years in the pharmaceutical packaging industry and is now an industry consultant. A believer in community, he has coordinated and lead events for the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity & other serviced based organizations. He has been politically active since being a teenager. Gene and his wife, Jan, have three adult children and are planting permanent roots here in Arizona after numerous career relocations. 

sERGEANT-AT-ARMS

Irene Arango

Irene moved to Goodyear in 2016 following a 28 year career as a bilingual teacher. Seeing the direction our state and country was heading, she decided to get involved and bring her experience as an educator to the party. She became a Precinct Committeeperson for Pebble Creek. She also also serves as a State Committeeperson on behalf of our district. She likes to spend time with her family here in Arizona and abroad.