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Arizona Burn Foundation CEO, Robyn Julien was recently awarded the BMO Financial Group Celebrating Women award for “Women Who Serve” representing a successful non-profit executive in the state of ...

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Arizona Burn Foundation CEO, Robyn Julien was recently awarded the BMO Financial Group Celebrating Women award for “Women Who Serve” representing a successful non-profit executive in the state of Arizona. Robyn is pictured with ABF Board of Director’s Chair Elect, Rick Danford, BMO Vice President, Arizona Region Business Banking. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are officially one month away from the 19th Annual Holiday Festival of Trees and it is not too late to get your tickets! Come join us on December 9th to bid on your favorite silent auction items, see the beautifully designed trees up close and raise money to help us fulfill our mission to improve the quality of life of burn survivors and their families and promote burn prevention education in Arizona.

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Robyn Julien
Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining the foundation, Robyn served as the Vice President of Development for the Scottsdale Cultural Council (SCC). She has also worked with the American Heart Association serving as their Senior Director of Business Development and directing the annual Heart Ball and Go Red for Women Campaigns. She is a CPA and has a finance background.  Robyn is very active in  Phoenix and Scottsdale and her family has deep ties and roots in the community. Robyn has significant fundraising experience including major and corporate gifts as well as experience implementing successful strategic growth campaigns.

“I am so impressed with the passion and dedication towards the mission of our staff and volunteers.  Our curriculum of care model works with burn survivors and their families from the moment they enter a crisis situation.  We are making a difference in the quality of life of burn survivors and their families.  The Arizona Burn Foundation appreciates the support from our community.”

Nan McCoy
Executive Vice President

Nan joined our staff in 2004. She graduated Arizona State University with a BS in Therapeutic Recreation and brings to the Foundation diverse experience in community programming with special populations.  The interests of our family clientele are of paramount importance with Nan.  Focused on delivering hope to those who are in the aftermath of a traumatic injury, she engages the community to fulfill the needs for after care.  Witnessing positive outcomes through our programs is what keeps Nan passionate. “It is an honor to work collaboratively with so many community partners to meet our mission and goals.”

Janik, Lori

Lori LeSueur Janik
Director of Client Care Services

Lori earned her bachelors’ degree in Elementary Education and Child Development, and later on a master’s degree in social work, both from Arizona State University. Lori spent the first few years of her adult career as an elementary school teacher, and later transitioned into the hospital school environment as a volunteer. It was here where Lori discovered her skills and talents in working with ill/injured children and became certified and hired on as a child life specialist. Lori devoted 5 years as the primary Child Life Specialist for the Arizona Burn Center, supporting pediatric patients and families in coping with new burn injuries. In moving to the Arizona Burn Foundation as the Director of Client Care Services, Lori hopes to support both child and adult burn survivors even further, in facing and thriving in the healing environment outside of the hospital doors.

Milem, Mik

Mik Milem
Director of Community Programs

Mik joined the Foundation in 2014 after spending years collaborating with community civic and church organizations while serving in a local church and at Grand Canyon University. As Director of Community Programs, Mik helps build bridges between community organizations and the Foundation; and oversees the Foundation’s Advocacy and Education Programs, including the Community Smoke Alarm Installation events and burn prevention education programs. In addition Mik will help with grant writing, third party fundraising and support for major events.

Allie Ryan
Office Manager

Allie joined Arizona Burn Foundation in April 2015 as Administrative Support. She now serves as Office Manager with responsibilities of the facilities, office operations and administrative support. Allie spent 9 years in customer service—6 of those years being in store management and operations. She is actively involved in a local church where she serves in the children’s ministry as well as community outreach.


Marissa Fabel
Development Coordinator

Marissa joined Arizona Burn Foundation in May 2016 as the Program and Events Coordinator. Over the past few years, Marissa has worked within the national service community both as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and as a coordinator of a VISTA program. Through these experiences, she discovered a passion for working in the nonprofit sector to help strengthen both communities and individuals. In moving to the Arizona Burn Foundation, Marissa hopes to continue effecting positive impact by supporting the Foundation’s work helping survivors thrive in their communities.

Marcus Losada

Marcus joined the Foundation in October 2016. He graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Finance then earned his Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Accountancy from Arizona State University, West Campus. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Arizona and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA).  He is also a Partner at Losada & Losada, CPAs, P.C. – a small accounting firm in downtown Phoenix.  Prior to joining the Foundation, Marcus served as Controller for Arizona Center for Nature Conservation (The Phoenix Zoo) and Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona (now CORE Institute Specialty Hospital).  “As an Arizona native, it’s very rewarding to work with an organization that plays such an important role in our community and positively impacts the lives of others.”

Forbes Shannon
Programs Coordinator

Forbes joined the Arizona Burn Foundation in August 2017. Forbes graduated with a BS in Non-Profit Leadership and Management from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State. In high school, he created Michigan’s largest youth run volunteer organization and has enjoyed engaging his community and coordinating volunteers since. While at ASU Forbes served as an Entrepreneurship and Innovation ambassador and hopes to find innovative ways to increase and improve the Arizona Burn Foundation’s impact.