Liaison Biographies

Carlos Monreal

School Facilities Liaison

Carlos Monreal is an Energy Manager In Training. He completed the Certified Energy Manager’s examination in 2012. For 9 years, he was employed by Scottsdale Unified as an Energy Management System Supervisor. While at SUSD, Carlos was responsible for the district's Energy Conservation Program which included the operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of all HVAC equipment. He reduced energy usage through policy enforcement and the use of Best Practices every year. In addition, he currently holds an Arizona R39 Air Conditioning Contractor’s license.

Debora Norris

Debora Norris

School Facilities Liaison

Debora Norris is a certified Project Management Professional and a Master of Education Administration from rural Southern Arizona. She has worked with school districts and education communities on school capital finance and education programs for two decades. She is former State Legislator who served on the Arizona House of Representatives Education Committee for four years, having passed school capital finance laws impacting hundreds of schools.  Debora also previously served as a Deputy Associate Superintendent at the Arizona Department of Education where she enjoyed working with school districts on a variety of education programs and initiatives on behalf of Arizona students.

Stephanie Vassar

Stephanie Vassar

Assistant Liaison

Stephanie Vassar brings a small rural school district's perspective to the SFB staff. She previously worked with Morristown Elementary School District as Facilities Manager, where she learned and implemented the SFB programs to help maintain the district's buildings at proper standards. In her free time, Stephanie volunteers with her LDC (Local Design Committee) to design and maintain Local Kingdom Halls. Before moving from Iowa to Arizona, she participated in an outreach program helping Burmese-speaking people learning and adjusting to life in American culture.

David Kennon

David Kennon

School Facilities Liaison

Under construction. ;>)

Abhi Gandhi

Abhi Gandhi

Assistant Liaison

Abhi Gandhi is a recent graduate from Arizona State University, Del E. Webb School of Construction, and has completed his Masters Degree in Construction Engineering. He completed his Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India while working as an Intern for a Local Developer on residential and commercial projects. While finishing his studies at ASU, Abhi worked with the SFB as a Consultant on the Lead in Drinking Water Program for over a year, and with the successfully completion of that project, he joined the SFB team as an Assistant Liaison. Abhi brings a background of Construction and Project Management skill-sets; and subsequently is eager to develop more diverse technical skills while assisting Arizona school districts.