WELCOME TO ARIZONA

Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s
advocates and staff work tirelessly
to support victims at no
charge, advocate for stronger
laws and create a future of No More
Victims®.

INCIDENTS A DAY

Adults drank too much and drove about 121 million times per year-over 300,00 incidents of drinking and driving a day.

DEATHS A YEAR

That’s 28 deaths every day and one death every 51 minutes. Each and every one of them 100% preventable

INJURIES PER YEAR

290,000 injuries per year means exponentially more friends, family members and loved ones, unnecessarily effected by this preventable crime

THE HUMAN TOLL

Drunk Driving comes with a cost - and it is one that robs us of mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, spouses and friends. Meet the people behind the statistics.

Autobiography of B. Jean Young My life began in Munich, Germany in 1949.  My father, Robert C. Lorenzen, was in the U.S. Air Force.  Because of that we moved every four years.  I lived in Germany three times, Panama CZ, and in several states.  Throughout my childhood and adolescents, I had volunteered with children who...

Read this Victim's Story >

Jean Young
In Her Own Words My name is Valerie, I’m a survivor, and I’d like to share my story with you.  I was nine years old and it was a warm summer night in August during which we were headed to New Mexico.  My sister was going to be in a wedding and my cousin Tina...

Read this Victim's Story >

Valerie Savedra

STAY INFORMED

Get local information, events and action alerts.

EVENTS

Meet the Staff

Jason Frazier

State Executive Director

Jason Frazier

Jason Frazier is the MADD Arizona State Executive Director and has been with the agency since December 2010. During his time with MADD, Jason originally started as a victim advocate in the Southern Arizona Affiliate Office before moving into the role of Manager of Victim Services for the state. Since becoming the State Executive Director, Jason has worked tirelessly with community partners, law enforcement, prosecutors, and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to accomplish the same goal of eliminating impaired driving. Jason envisions a future of No More Victims and is committed to supporting all efforts to end this 100% preventable act.

Email:Jason.Frazier@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6461

Beverly Mason-Biggers

Grant Manager

Beverly Mason-Biggers

Beverly serves as the Grant Manager for MADD Arizona and works out of the Tucson office. Beverly found MADD in 1992 when her brother, Scott, was killed by a repeat drunk driver. Since starting as a volunteer speaking at victim impact panels, she has held a variety of jobs over over the years including Victim Advocate, Office Administrator and Program Manager. Beverly and her husband, Mike, love exploring ghost towns, desert sunsets and spending time with their extended family.

Email:Beverly.Mason@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6462

Evelyn Espinoza

Victim Services Specialist

Evelyn Espinoza

Hello, my name is Evelyn Espinoza, I was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. I graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 with a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Spanish for the Professions. For the past 5 years, I have worked with youth dealing with mental and behavioral health issues, which has driven my passion of being a helping hand to those going through the system. On my free time I enjoy spending time outdoors, reading and watching a good tv show with family. I am very excited to join the MADD team and continue being a helping hand! 

Email:Evelyn.Espinoza@madd.org

Phone:602-240-6500 ext. 6455

Joe Sullivan

Manager of Victim Services

Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan is a native from Tucson, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona. He graduated in December of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a minor degree in Sociology. After college, Joe spent some time working at the Pima County Justice Courts within their security department. While at the Justice Courts, he became aware of the services offered by the Victim Services Division in the Pima County Attorney‘s Office and soon after became with them. While employed with the Pima County Attorney’s Office, Joe worked with victims of various crime types on the scene as well as assisting victims through the criminal justice system. He carried a caseload that had a variety of crime types, including vehicular and drunk driving related crashes.

Email:Joe.Sullivan@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6456

Blue Norush

Victim Services Specialist

Blue Norush

Blue is a born-and-raised Tucsonan and a graduate from the University of Arizona with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. As an undergrad, she began volunteering for the Victim Services Division of the Pima County Attorney’s Office, assisting victims of crisis after a trauma has occurred and assisting them throughout the criminal justice process. This program ignited the spark for victim advocacy that she had carried around with her for her entire life. After 3 years of volunteering, she became a staff member with Pima County Attorney’s Office Victim Services and began taking a case load that had an emphasis in domestic violence, but was a wide variety of case types, including impaired driving and vehicular homicides. In 2018, she was nominated for an award for her extensive work in the community on domestic violence cases. In her free time, she is a teacher at kung fu dojo that focuses on teaching girls and women self-defense and building their self-esteem; she also loves hanging out with her fur children, two cats named Nico and Clair and a dog named Benny.

Email:Blue.Norush@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6464

Carrie Robbins

Program Specialist

Carrie Robbins

Carrie serves as the Program Specialist for the MADD Arizona office in Phoenix. She is passionate about building relationships within the community to educate the public about the dangers of drinking and driving. She is thrilled to join such a dedicated team committed to end drunk driving in Arizona.

Carrie enjoys spending time with her family. She loves to hike, travel to new places, and cultivate her garden at home.

Email:Carrie.Robbins@madd.org

Phone:602-240-6500 ext. 6452

Erica Slaton

Program Specialist

Erica Slaton

Erica is a Program Specialist for Southern Arizona living in Tucson. Although born in Dallas, Erica’s family moved to Tucson on her fourth birthday and she has been here ever since. Erica stayed close to home for college, attending the University of Arizona and graduating with a degree in Family Studies and Human Development and a minor in Psychology in 2017. She has been working in the non-profit and social work field ever since, discovering a passion for giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves and helping serve members of our community to better our society as a whole. Erica is excited about making Arizona a safer place by eliminating drunk driving through supporting victims, working with youth and parents, and educating offenders.

Email:Erica.Slaton@madd.org

Phone:520-322-5253 ext. 6460

Mariah Grill

Victim Services Specialist

Mariah Grill

Hello, my name is Mariah! I am newer to the Phoenix area, as I was born and raised in Pennsylvania, but spent a few years living in Virginia prior to moving to Phoenix in 2018. I completed my degree in Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University in 2019. Before joining the MADD team, I have spent the past four years working and interning with victim advocacy in all of its stages (from pre-trial, trial, to post-conviction) in both Virginia and Arizona, as well as working with children who were victims of sexual and domestic abuse. My goal here at MADD is to lend a kind helping hand to victims and survivors and assist them on their healing journey. In my free time, I enjoy spending time exploring Arizona with my husband and three children, and also sitting down and reading a good book.

Terri Bowen

Program and Fund Development Manager

Terri Bowen

Terri’s mantra and words to live by are, “Every person has a story and every story matters!”

Terri was a “military brat” moving every three years living in Texas, Nevada, Spain, Wyoming, California, and a recent transplant to Arizona.

 

Terri and her husband Paul reside in the beautiful City of Surprise along with their fur baby Bella Grace. Together we have 4 children and 8 grandchildren.

 

Terri has served in the public sector with county and city government for over 22 years. There she discovered her passion for connecting people and services. Terri served as an Assistant Manager to a county museum, raising funds for capital improvements, developing their gala and live and silent auction program as well as multiple charity support events through the County Board of Supervisors and their various districts. Terri has also worked as a grant manager and a homeless services case manager.

 

In her spare time, Terri enjoys daytrips throughout her new home state, and spending time with the “grands”

 

As the Fund and Development Manager for Arizona, Terri is passionate about  the people and providing services to the communities we serve.

OUR PARTNERS

MotherHuggingDaughter3-536x500

YOUR CONTRIBUTION HELPS SAVE A LIFE. SUPPORT MADD.

Save a Life