Debi Chess Mabie has over 25 years of nonprofit programming and leadership experience in youth and community development and in arts-based economic development. She received a BA in Social Work from Wright State University, an MA in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and was also a Peace Corps volunteer. Mabie worked as Executive Director of BooCoo Cultural Center and Café in Evanston, Illinois and was Executive Director of the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona where she helped shape the role of arts in Tucson. As a Community Impact Fellow with Dunbar Pavilion, Mabie is responsible for developing strategic partnerships with the Tucson community and business and civic leaders to serve Dunbar’s mission.
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Tucson, AZ 85721-0002