Board of Directors
Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ) is governed by a board composed of community leaders.
Dr. Celestino Fernandez, Governing Body President
Dr. Fernandez is a respected sociology professor at The University of Arizona. As a long-standing member of the PPEP and Affiliates corporate board, Dr. Fernandez advises ISAZ on higher education issues and on issues related to PPEP and Affiliates.
Ms. Lopez served as State Representative in the Arizona Legislature in Phoenix. Her priorities at the Legislature included children's issues, healthcare, education at all levels, and women's rights issues, to name a few. She graduated with honors—Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Phi, National Golden Key Honor Society, and Dean's List—from The University of Arizona with a bachelor's degree in women's studies and psychology. Ms. Lopez also attended the University of California, Berkeley. She has a great passion for children and education.
Dr. Mark Duplissis
Dr. Duplissis is the executive director of high school relations for The Arizona State University. He advises ISAZ on school policy and postsecondary education issues. A former high school administrator, Dr. Duplissis brings years of experience in managing public schools.