Barbara Peck Elected President of Board of Directors; Rick Buchanan, Fred Frelinghuysen and Michael R. Urman also elected to officer positions

Barbara Peck

Barbara Peck

Public relations consultant Barbara Peck recently was elected President of the Board of Directors of Patronato San Xavier. Michael R. Urman, shareholder in the law firm of DeConcini McConald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. was elected Vice President; Rick Buchanan, retired executive from Sundt Corporation is the new Secretary and continues to chair the construction committee of the Board. Incoming treasurer is Fred Frelinghuysen, a retired businessman and investor.

More about Barbara Peck

Barbara is a consultant in public relations with expertise in strategic public relations planning, media relations, crisis communications, community and government affairs, reputation management and internal communications. She has been in public relations for more than 35 years and was a founder of LP&G Marketing in Tucson in 1991.

A graduate of the University of Arizona (UA) College of Nursing, and a native of Santa Barbara, California, Barbara also currently serves on the boards of directors of the Silver & Turquoise Board of Hostesses and Visit Tucson. She is a past board member of the University of Arizona Medical Center, Salpointe Catholic High School and the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

She also has served on the board of visitors for the UA Eller College of Management marketing program, and the Vestry for St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church.  Barbara was named the Tucson Chamber of Commerce 2000 Woman of the Year and received the 2006 Ann Eve Johnson Award from the Junior League of Tucson. She is a member of the Tucson Breakfast Club and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Tucson.

Barbara is married to Hank Peck, and has two grown children — Shelby (husband Brian) and Charlie.