CivEx: Engaging Flagstaff’s Prop. 480—a Civil Discussion on a Contentious Issue

October 11, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

Flinn-Brown Fellows Dave Engelthaler, Ph.D. (Flagstaff, 2022) and Coral Evans, Ph.D. (Flagstaff, 2011) introduced an educational webinar on Flagstaff’s Proposition 480, a citizen referendum on the approved re-zoning of a proposed Northern Arizona Healthcare hospital site. This webinar was presented in conjunction with the Northern Arizona Leadership Alliance Community Civility Project, and moderated, local news radio host, and pastor Jeff Kennedy.

Also joining the discussion was Former Flagstaff Vice Mayor, The Honorable Al White, Gail Jackson, 2023 Flinn-Brown Fellow, President and CEO, Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona; Kim Musselman, Director, Health and Human Services, Coconino County; Mike Martinell, former Northern Arizona Healthcare board member; and Daryl Melvin, 2017 Flinn-Brown Fellow, Vice Chair, Northern Arizona Healthcare Board of Directors.