March 21st 83rd Birthday Party
Join us as we celebrate Soroptimist International of Phoenix's 83rd birthday with special guest speaker Penny Babb, immediate past governor of the Golden West Region and current Soroptimist International of the Americas Federation Board Member.
April 4th Sheila Polk
Yavapai County Attorney General
After clerking for Arizona Supreme Court Justice Jack Hays, Sheila Polk served in the Arizona Attorney General's Office for eleven years before moving to Yavapai County. Sheila became the first woman to be elected as Yavapai County Attorney and is currently serving her fifth term. She also serves on the Governor's Arizona Human Trafficking Council and is an active member on both and the Mental Health Coalition.
April 18th Judge Maurie Portley (Ret.)
Foster Care System
Judge Maurice Portley (Ret.) joined Casey Family Programs in January 2017, after serving for 25 years as a trial and appellate judge in Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ. During his tenure on the Superior Court, he served as the presiding judge of the Juvenile Court for four years. He was a board member of the National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges, and is currently the editor of its Journal. Other than the fact that his inner child is a juvenile delinquent, he started his training at the Child Advocacy Clinic at the Univ. of Michigan Law School under Professor Don Duquette long ago.