Gentles Agency partner Karl Gentles is the newest elected board member of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy Advisory Board. The Institute is recognized as a one of the premiere thought leadership organizations in the state examining critical issues for Arizona and the region, and is a catalyst for public dialogue. The Institute’s main mission is to encourage public discussion; using high-quality, current research and historical understanding to create an informed Arizona citizenry.
The Institute’s most recent studies, The Past, Present and Future of the Arizona Initiatives; Preventing Families Drift Into the Future; and Finding and Keeping Educators for the Arizona Classroom highlight the Institute’s important work on topics that span education reform, water resources, health care, human services, urban growth, government structure, arts and culture, technology, quality of life, public finance, environment, sustainability, and economic development.
The Morrison Institute Advisory Board is a non-partisan group of leading Arizona business people, scholars, public officials, and public policy experts.
Gentles also serves on the Maricopa Integrated Health Systems Audit and Finance Committee, and the Grand Canyon University Honors College Board. He currently serves as the Black Chamber of Arizona Public Policy Chair, Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Governing Board and Public Policy Committee, and Gamma Mu Educational Services Board of Directors.