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Board of Directors

Jinger Richardson was born in Phoenix and raised in Scottsdale/Paradise Valley.  She married her high school sweetheart, Brad, and they worked in Brad's parents businesses, grocery stores, in Flagstaff.  While in Flagstaff they had their two children, a son and a daughter.  In 1983, they chose to move back to Phoenix and Jinger became the director her father's art gallery, Troy's Cowboy Art Gallery.   In 1988, Brad and Jinger opened The Legacy Gallery on Main Street, today one of the top art galleries in the country.  In 2005, they also started the Scottsdale Art Auction.  Jinger also modeled for many years, and she was Mrs. Arizona in 1993. 
Jinger works full time in the gallery with Brad, and feels fortunate to be married 34 years.  Jinger is the president of the Arizona Childhelp Board, serves on the TCF board, and enjoys participating in charitable events.  Jinger and Brad spend their summers in Jackson Hole, WY at their other gallery.

Diane has lived in Arizona for 24 years.  She was honored as a Trendsetter in 1990.  She is an award winning reporter and co-anchor for FOX 10 NEWS and KTSP-TV in Phoenix.  Diane has worked on a number of committees including the Honor Ball, Symphony Ball and TCF's Celebrity Luncheon.  She was also a member of the Junior League and Valley Leadership.  She lives with her husband Bob and their three dogs in North Scottsdale.

Helene has lived in the Valley since 1995.  She was honored as a Trendsetter in 2010.  Helene has been involved in many community organizations and has served on the boards of Desert Foundation Auxiliary, Friends of AZ Cancer Center, National Charity League, Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation and Trends Charitable Fund.  In 2012, Helene chaired Scottsdale Healthcare's The Honor Ball and UMOM's Buckles and Bangles.  Her professional career was in sales, management and quality control with national and global responsibility.  Helene and husband, Joe, have four daughters.
JULIE PRUSAK, Immediate Past President
Julie moved to the Valley in 2003 from the Bay Area.  She was honored as a Trendsetter in 2009.  Julie currently serves on the boards of TCF, Ballet Arizona and the American Heart Association Greater Phoenix Division.  She has also served on the boards of the Phoenix Symphony, the Arizona Women's Board and National Charity League.  She has chaired several galas including the Phoenix Heart Ball, Ballet Ball and Opera Ball.  Professionally, Julie is a management consultant focusing on leadership effectiveness.
ELLIE SHAPIRO, Corresponding Secretary
Ellie moved with her husband, Don, son Gary and daughters Karen and Sue to the Valley in 1960.  She started her real estate career in 1962, and is celebrating her 51st year with Coldwell Banker.  Ellie is a Trendsetter and has been a board member of the Arizona Opera Company for many years.  She is currently an honorary board member of the Arizona Opera Company.  She has supported many of the charities in the Valley, and is presently on the committee for TRIO, benfiting our local opera, symphony and ballet.
Barbara has lived in Phoenix practically her entire life, having moved to Phoenix at a very young age.  She was honored as a Trendsetter in 2004.  Barbara has served on several boards including the Arthritis Foundation, Liver Foundation, Plaza Club and currently on the TCF board.  She has chaired events for the Arthritis Foundation, the Opera Ball and the Phoenix Symphony Ball.  Barbara has worked on fund raising committees for many other charities.  She is a practicing attorney with offices at the Camelback Corridor in Phoenix.

  JENNIFER MOSER, Public Relations
  DORIS ONG, Recording Secretary
Not Pictured JILL ROBERTS, Ambassador/Trendsetter Liaison
Not Pictured KATHY HARRIS, Annual Meeting Liaison


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Bill Dougherty has dedicated the past seventeen years of his career to covering and supporting charitable events throughout the Valley. As the Publisher of Trends Magazine, Bill has advised the Trends Charitable Fund Board of Directors and supported the charity with his publication and events.