TEAM


Dr. Shar Najafi-Piper,
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Najafi-Piper has distinguished herself as a licensed psychologist and clinical executive over the past 17 years. Over the course of her career, she has served as a behavioral health technician, outpatient counselor, team lead clinician, program/executive director of outpatient clinics, vice president of outpatient services, and president of quality care centers and behavioral services. MORE

Darwyn Chern, MD,
FAPA, FASAM, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Darwyn Chern, MD is a triple board-certified physician in the fields of psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and addiction medicine. He is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.  He is the Vice President of the Arizona Society of Addiction Medicine, the state chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. MORE

John Moore,
Chief Financial Officer

John has worked for Copa Health since 2001 in such capacities as VP Finance, Chief Administrative Officer, CEO and is currently the Chief Financial Officer.  MORE

Stacy Garner,
Chief, Integrated Health Solutions

Stacy Garner has twenty-nine years of behavioral health experience.  In those twenty-nine years he has served as Chief of Staff, Deputy CEO, VP of Operations, Regional Director, Arnold v Sarn Administrator and Case Manager. MORE

Norm Duvé,
Chief Development Officer

Norm Duvé has been with Copa Health (formerly Marc Community Resources) for almost twenty years. He was the first employee of the Copa Health IT Department where he helped grow the organization’s use of technology. MORE

Diana Medina, PhD,
Chief, Clinical Education

Dr. Diana Medina is the Chief, Clinical Education and Director of Training at Copa Health’s Psychology Training Program (APPIC Member). She is one of the few bilingual (Spanish and English) licensed psychologist in the State of Arizona. MORE

JoyAnn Book,
Chief Information & Digital Officer

Over the past ten years, Book has earned a reputation for leading healthcare information technology (HIT) product and technology architecture, provider experience management and digital customer experience teams to create workflow and innovation for healthcare systems and providers of all sizes. MORE

Holly Collins,
Vice President Housing and In-Home Supports

Holly Collins has been at Copa Health for 35 years in various positions providing supports to I/DD adults, children and elderly. MORE

Janey Durham,
VP Employment Related Services and Day Services

Janey Durham has 35 years of leadership experience in heading and growing employment related programs for the disabled and behavioral health populations. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Employment Related and Day Services. The programs she oversees serve and enrich the lives of 3,500 members annually. MORE

Rita Martinez,
Chief Human Resources Officer

Rita Martinez manages the overall provisions of Human Resources services, policies and programs. MORE

Andrew Terech,
VP Corporate Compliance and Quality Management

Andrew has worked in Quality Management and Compliance on and off for the past 11 years. He started working in behavioral health in New York at a DD group home. Andrew has a Master’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. He currently holds an associate level license to practice counseling in Arizona. MORE

Tiffany R. White, MBA
VP Contracts and Value Based Strategies

Tiffany R. White is a fourth generation Arizona native who brings a passion for business efficiency and process improvement that allows her to serve as an impact agent in Copa Health’s overall business strategy and innovation roadmap. In her previous role as the Chief Business Strategy Officer, Tiffany led the business efficiency of the organization which included Business Office oversight, fiduciary management/forecasting and regulatory requirements. MORE

Board of Directors

Don J. Fowls, MD, Chair

David M. Day, Vice Chair/Treasurer

Wilford A. Cardon, Immediate Past Chair

Deborah Elliott, Secretary

Jon Scott Williams, Member

Brian C. Middleton, Member

Chris Schneck, Member

Brian Kotsur, Member

Holly Williams, Member

Diane E. Hough, Member

A. Melvin McDonald, Member

José Valdés, Member

Abraham Barton, Member

Dr. Shar Najafi-Piper, Copa Health CEO