Who We Are

Our History

Northwest Valley Connect was founded in 2014 by a group of committed leaders who saw a huge need in providing transportation in northwest Maricopa County. Founding board and support included leadership from Sun Health Foundation, Benevilla.

Our Team

Alisa Chatinsky

Alisa Chatinsky

Interim Executive Director

Shannon Armstrong

Shannon Armstrong

Associate Director

Kathy Mindling

Kathy Mindling

Scheduling & Call Center Coordinator

Our Board of Directors

Debbie Gross

board chair

CEO, Home Instead

Julie Partridge-Kent, MSW

Board Vice Chair

Social Worker
Surprise School District

Allison Wisniewski


Americorp Veteran Services Director, NAU

Anthony Valencia


CFO, Benevilla