Sue Braga, Executive Director
(602) 532-0137 ext.402
Sue has been leading the Chapter since 1998, and among many other accomplishments, has grown the Board of Directors from five to 24 physician and community leader members, increased the membership to more than 900 active participants and oversees a budget of $2 million and a staff of 25. Sue is also the Chapter’s chief advocate for critical health
issues with the state’s policy leaders.
Rebecca Nevedale, Associate Director
(602) 532-0137 ext.401
Rebecca has been with the Chapter since 2006, and her role includes partnering with members to facilitate their group process in identifying goals and implementing strategies to improve the health of Arizona children. This grassroots work fuels AzAAP’s advocacy efforts and ensures the strategic direction directly from our membership necessary to best transform systems to be child-health centered.
Media inquiries can be made through Rebecca.Annette Molina, Operations Manager(602) 532-0137 ext.408
Annette has been with the Chapter since 2011, and her role is to provide operational support to AzAAP's Executive Director. She also manages internal and external compliance for the organization.
Molly DeLeon, Medical Services Project Manager
(602) 532-0137 ext.406
Since 2010, Molly has managed the Medical Services Project, connecting school nurses who are seeking medical care for students without coverage to primary care or specialty care doctors who donate their time and services.
Sharon Brady, Reach Out and Read Program Manager
(602) 532-0137 ext.407
Sharon is the Chapter’s early literacy champion, supporting the organization’s Reach Out and Read program. Since 2009, she has been advancing this evidence-based program that promotes early literacy and school readiness focused on children ages six months through five years of age. Sharon works with a team of professionals who support more than 800 physicians and health care professionals, who voluntarily integrate this program into their well-care visits to advance the health and well-being of Arizona’s children.Peggy Stemmler, MD, MBA, FAAP
Best Care for Kids Program Director
(602) 532-0137 ext.410
Dr. Stemmler has been a long time member of the Arizona Chapter. She joined the staff in 2009 to ensure the Chapter's work on children’s health is grounded in quality performance on behalf of children and families, and for the AzAAP members who care for them.