Our Team

Our staff may be small in number but mighty in their service for others. Please feel free to contact any one of them at 480.802.2331. We look forward to hearing from you!

Ann Marie & Amy

Chief Executive Officer

Ann Marie began working with About Care in 2008. She is responsible for all of the organization’s operations, including hiring, fundraising, strategic planning and community relations.  Ann Marie is passionate about working with her team and serving About Care clients!

Phone (480) 802-2331
FAX (480) 895-3562


Executive Assistant

Colleen provides administrative support such as payroll, financial expenditures and tracking of reports and deadlines.  Colleen has a diverse background as an artist and teacher.  She has lived in Arizona all her life and continues to give back to the community when possible.

Phone (480) 802-2331
FAX (480) 895-3562


Community Outreach Coordinator

Steve began working at About Care in April of 2020. He enjoys working with Ann Marie, helping with social media and providing callers with information and resources. He loves working with the senior population. He enjoys spending time with his friends, family, and Beagle Spud.

Phone (480) 802-2331
FAX (480) 895-3562


Client Discharge Support
Mirely Baca

Mirely is a Registered Nurse and enjoys working with the people in her community. She supports clients during and after discharge from a facility. También habla Español.

Phone (480) 802-2331
FAX (480) 895-3562


Correspondence Coordinator

Joyce began working with About Care as a Volunteer in 2020.  As an employee, she is responsible for sending About Care Clients birthday cards.  She offers administrative support to the About Care team and provides virtual friendly visits to clients.

Phone (480) 802-2331
FAX (480) 895-3562


Volunteer Coordinator
Ixcel Baca - Volunteer Coordinator

With a Master’s degree is Psychology, Ixcel has built a career in the nonprofit field and delivers management and support services to a multitude of diverse populations within Arizona Communities. She is responsible  for recruiting, training, supervising, and supporting volunteer operations to ensure they are providing the highest quality service for About Care’s clients. She is fluent in Spanish (Tambien habla Español).

Phone (480) 802-2331
FAX (480) 895-3562

Christina Ciaffone

Board Member, Chair

Vice-President, First Bank

Elizabeth Yaquinto

Board Member, Vice-Chair


Mike Phillips

Board Member

Intel, Internet of Things Group, Strategic Platform Systems Leader

Bonnie Ann Schirato

Board Member

Tivity Health

Laureen Pugh

Board Member

Gear Up Promotions

Kathryn Anne DeBoer

Board Member

West Group Research, Vice-President

Janet Sanders

Board Member

Edward Jones

Gordon S. Bueler

Board Member


Jennine Zumbuhl

Board Member
Jennine Zumbuhl

Dignity Health, Clinical Research Operations