NAU/AZ Trust Fall Academy

Northern Arizona University and The Trust have partnered to bring you the most unique experiential leaning sessions. Presented in a conference setting, the conference features sessions on:

  • the CEO's risk management role
  • administrative leadership 
  • risk management leadership
  • governance leadership

You will also:

  • develop strategies to reduce superintendent's risk
  • identify methods to perform legal duties you cannot avoid
  • protect your governing board
  • problem solve through interactive learning sessions
  • reduce your district's risks and liabilities
  • receive Professional Development Credits


Distinguished faculty includes:

  • William Wright, EdD: Professor and Director of NAU/AZ Trust Risk Management Academies & Education and Learning Internship Program
  • Professor Michael Aylstock
  • Brad Barrett, PhD, Northern Arizona University
  • Karyn Blair, EdD, Northern Arizona University
  • Mary Culver, EdD, Northern Arizona University
  • Wally Delecki, PhD, Northern Arizona University
  • Gary Emanuel, Doctor of Arts, Northern Arizona University
  • Michael Schwanenberger EdD, Northern Arizona University
  • Professor Dene Wallace
  • Ric Wiggall, EdD, Northern Arizona University
  • Matthew Wright: Holm, Wright, Hyde & Hays, PLC
  • Denise Bainton, DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C.
  • Don Johnson: Gallagher & Kennedy, PA
  • Denise Lowell-Britt, Udall Shumway, PLC


Event details

  • Conference dates: September 30-October 2, 2014.
  • Registration is limited to 60 participants on a first-come basis.
  • Tuition is $375.00 and includes accommodations, professional development hours, and all course materials.
  • Please fill out the attached registration form and remit with payment to:

NAU/TRUST
145 N. Centennial Way 4th Floor
Mesa, AZ 85201
Attention: Pat Buchanan