Meet Our Staff

Meet the Staff

Margie EmmermannMargie Emmermann
Executive Director
Policy Advisor to the Governor for Mexico & Latin America
memmermann@az.gov
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Karin JimenezKarin Jimenez
Director of Business Development & Events
kjimenez@az.gov
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Marisol RuizMarisol Ruiz
Director of Programs & Operations
mruiz@az.gov
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Ricardo LunaRicardo Luna
AMC Web Intern
rluna@az.gov

Accomplishments

baseline indicatorsWhere: Arizona-Sonora
What: Baseline Indicators Illuminate Economic Progress
Pillars: Advocacy, Trade
What Happened:The original concept of transborder cluster development in the Arizona-Sonora region was proposed in the Strategic Economic Development Vision at the 1993 AMC Plenary Session in Phoenix, Arizona. This groundbreaking approach of viewing Arizona and Sonora as a single economic region led directly to the creation of the Arizona-Sonora Regional Economic Indicators Report, an initiative of the AMC done in collaboration with The University of Arizona.