Board Member, Janet Dean

Janet Dean

A long-time resident of Flagstaff, Janet Dean has served as the Public Affairs Manager for the northeast division of Arizona Public Service (APS) since 2014. In this role, she works across northeastern Arizona supporting communities and building relationships with community leaders.

She moved to Flagstaff to attend Northern Arizona University, and like many others chose to make Flagstaff and Northern Arizona her permanent home. Her career has focused on communications, primarily in public relations, community affairs, marketing and publishing. Prior to joining APS, she worked at Northern Arizona Healthcare/Flagstaff Medical Center, Mountain Living Magazine and the Museum of Northern Arizona. In addition to Tynkertopia, she volunteers with many organizations across the region including the Flagstaff Shelter Services, NACOG Regional Council, Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff Shelter Services, NACOG Aging, United Way of Northern Arizona, Holbrook Chamber of Commerce, Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, Coconino County’s Community Action Advisory Board and the Northeastern Arizona Workforce Development Board. Janet and her husband Richard (a teacher with the Flagstaff Unified School District) have four children and four grandchildren.