Nathan currently works as general counsel for LeSueur Investments. Prior to that time, he worked as an associate attorney for Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. He received his J.D. in 2003 and his B.S. in English in 2000 from Brigham Young University. During law school, he performed judicial externships with Justice Christine Durham of the Utah Supreme Court and Judge Marian Blank Horn of the United States Court of Claims. He also served as Lead Note and Comment Editor for the BYU Law Review. From 1995-97, he served as a volunteer church missionary in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda.
Ms. Coons currently serves as a Board Member of AZ Brainfood; Board Member of the City of Mesa Planning and Zoning Board; Board Member of the Mesa Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Board; Board Member of the Mesa United Way; and Immediate Past Chair of First Things First Regional Board. Her prior community involvement includes service as Board Chair of the Mesa United Way; former president and board member of the Mesa School Board; AZ Town Hall Board Member; Mesa Roundtable Member; City of Mesa General Plan Update Committee Member; City of Mesa Bond Committee Member; Banner Desert Advisory Board Member; Arizona Management Society Board Member; Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence Board Member; Parent’s Alliance for Legislative Awareness Board Member; Mesa United Parent Council former member and President; Cub Scout Leader, Music Masterpiece Co-Creator and Organizer; and classroom and art masterpiece volunteer. She attended Brigham Young University. She and her husband have eight children and twenty-one grandchildren.
Jeremy S. Geigle, JD, MBA
Mr. Geigle has been an attorney at Jackson White, P.C. since 2003, where he practices in criminal defense, commercial litigation, and business formation. Prior to working for Jackson White, Mr. Geigle was an attorney with the Maricopa County, Office of the Public Defender; a law clerk and extern for the Arizona Supreme Court; an extern for the Arizona Dispute Resolution Resource Center; a Project Director for X-Laboratories; a Market Strategist for Sunland Springs Village; and a Research Analyst for American Airlines. Mr. Geigle received a Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2002, a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management in 2001, and a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from Brigham Young University in 1998. Mr. Geigle’s community involvement includes serving as a pro bono lawyer for Youth Development Institute, as a Board Member of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, and as a Board Member and Secretary for the Arizona Bar Association – ADR Executive Council. Mr. Geigle has also served as a missionary in Recife, Brazil and as a youth leader for the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Geigle has been extensively involved in efforts in Arizona, California, Alaska, Tennessee, and New York to protect children and families from internet pornography and other unwanted and harmful internet content.
Ms. Heileman has worked with youth in her community for several years. She is a part-time photographer with a Certificate in Professional Photography from the New York Institute of Photography and obtained her BA in Political Science from Brigham Young University. Currently, Ms. Heileman is a stay-at-home mom to three children.
Lori C. Wood, MA
Ms. Wood currently serves as a classroom volunteer for Class Room Mom at Neely Elementary School, as a member of the Neely Site Council, as a youth soccer coach, and as a Boy Scouts of American Troop Advancement Chair. She recently served as a board member for the John Lewis For Gilbert Mayor Campaign and as a Cub Scout Pack Committee Member. She taught Biology 181 for three years at Maricopa Community College. She has a B.S. in Biology Teaching and an M.S. in Microbiology, Molecular Emphasis from Brigham Young University. She graduated Valedictorian of Mesa Mountain View High School. She and her husband have six children.
Mr. Coons is an Arizona native who received his Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and his B.S. in History from Brigham Young University. Mr. Coons has worked for the law firm Udall Shumway PLC since 2014, where he assists clients in a wide variety of civil matters including: employer/employee contract disputes, employment discrimination and retaliation claims, employment agreement and sales contract review, debt collection, and real estate litigation, Additionally, Mr. Coons has been instrumental in starting the Veterans’ Claims practice at Udall Shumway PLC, helping Veterans file tort claims against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Prior to starting with the Udall Shumway PLC, Mr. Coons worked for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee with Senator Jon Kyl’s office and also interned at then Congressman Jeff Flake’s office. Mr. Coons has also spent time mediating justice courts disputes and he maintains active participation in the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. He is married to Audrey and they have one child.