Spontaneous. Never ordinary. Completely genuine. JAZZ


Officers of the Board

Mark P. Slivinski, President
Marty “Dr. Jazz” Dresner, Vice President
Ray Mott, Secretary

Clif Wickstrom, Treasurer
Cliff-WickstromClifton (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-BaselKris 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.


Jonathan Foster
Chuck Graham
Lou Salute
Constance Strickland