Director, Arizona Head Start Association
Jonathon Adam H. Gonzales, AHSA Director

Jonathon is the current State Director of the Arizona Head Start Association (AHSA). He works with his board to ensure AHSA strengthens member agencies and partners who enhance the lives of young children and families by serving as the unified voice of the diverse Head Start/Early Head Start community through advocacy, collaboration and education.

Previously, he served in the capacity as the inaugural Regional Director with the South Phoenix Regional Partnership Council with First Things First. He led his council through a needs and assets, strategic and funding plan process that required consistent re-evaluation to ensure the meeting of organizational benchmarks. In the past, he worked as the Director of Community Outreach with Children's Action Alliance and Prevention Specialist with Maricopa County Tobacco Education and Prevention Program.