One of the finalists is Trevor Abarzua, the vice president for business attraction from southern California at the Arizona Commerce Authority./Flinn Foundation photo
By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirros
A Phoenix City Council aide, the head of a statewide regulatory board, an Arizona Commerce Authority vice president, a longtime staffer for elected officials or a former Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission staffer will be the executive director for the panel that will draw Arizona’s new legislative and congressional districts.
The AIRC pared down its list of 43 applicants at its meeting on Tuesday and selected five whom it will interview for the executive director position, the commission’s top staffer who will be its first hire.
The finalists are: