Officers of the Board
Mark P. Slivinski, President
Marty “Dr. Jazz” Dresner, Vice President
Ray Mott, Secretary
Clif Wickstrom, Treasurer
Clifton (Clif) Wickstrom is a retired Federal government senior manager, and former University faculty member. He still keeps his academic hand in by writing for publications on education policy and practice issues, with his still employed academic colleagues. His interest in jazz stretches back to his undergraduate days at Stanford, where he was exposed to and soon became a fan of the active jazz scene in the San Francisco Bay area. Clif came to the Tucson area in 2010 from Santa Fe, New Mexico, and was recruited to the TJS Board shortly thereafter.
He has served as Treasurer since Spring of 2013.
Board of Directors
Kris Basel, TJS Marketing Director
Kris is a University of Arizona alumna and previous local small business owner for 15 years in Tucson. Since 2000 she has been working as a Realtor, previously for 13 years with Long Realty Co, and presently with Tierra Antigua Realty. Kris brings her extensive business experience to the Marketing Director position with the goal of expanding goodwill and recognition for the Tucson Jazz Society.