Jim Chang has been Arizona State Demographer since 2012, responsible for overseeing the production of official population estimates and projections for the State of Arizona and its counties and incorporated places. These products are used by state agencies and local governments for various purposes from expenditure limitations to infrastructure planning. Jim represents Arizona on the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates (FSCPE) and the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Projections (FSCPP). He is a past member of the FSCPE Steering Committee and past chairman of the FSCPP. He works closely with the U.S. Census Bureau on its decennial census and annual population estimates programs. Prior to joining the State Demographer’s Office, Jim was staff demographer for the School Facilities Board between 2006 and 2010, where he developed a system for making enrollment projections for school districts. Jim received his Ph.D. in Sociology (specializing in Demography) from Arizona State University in 2005. He has a MS degree in Information Management (ASU, 2000), and a BA in English (Shandong Teacher’s University, China, 1988). Demographer Representative. Term expires January 2020.