The Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation’s mission is to create an active and vital Blues and Heritage community through education, promotion of live performances, support of musicians in need and raising awareness of blues music and culture.  

SABHF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization supported by donations, fundraising and grants.

Executive Officers

President - Gary Bagnoche
Vice President - Chris Wilt
Treasurer - Ali Foley
Secretary - Rita Flattley

Board Members

Paul Bear
Jeff Daniels
Bill Greenberg
Michael Hyatt
Chris Kraft
Scott Lukomski
Rodney Mackey
Karen Smith
Michele Valentino

Community Board Members

Marie O'Hagin


Memberships - Karen Smith
Fundraising - Ali Foley, Chair
Blues In Schools - Rita Flattley, Chair
Musicians Assistance - TBA
Volunteers - Chris Kraft, Chair
Events - TBA
Marketing - TBA