Date First Elected: 2018
Years of Service: 2018-present
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Mr. Bartning brings both business and nonprofit experience to the Governing Board. He is a real estate associate broker with Mojica & Associates Real Estate and serves on the Board of Directors of Quiñcea, a Phoenix-based social enterprise initiative. Mr. Bartning previously served as Director of Institutional and International Strategies at Keeling and Associates, a comprehensive higher education consulting practice. In that capacity, he consulted with over 40 colleges, universities and associations in 17 US states, Canada and India. Mr. Bartning has dedicated himself to public service through a variety of positions.
Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board (2018)
Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness Member (2018)
Arizona Center for Civic Leadership Flinn-Brown Fellow (2015)
Arizona Boys Hope Girls Hope Mentor
Georgetown University Alumni Association Program Committee Member
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals - NAHREP-AZ Board (2012-2014)
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Alumni Advisory Board (2008-2010)
A native Arizonan, Mr. Bartning comes from a long line of Arizona public servants. His grandfather was a pioneer cattleman in territory days and his uncles have been mayor of Nogales. Mr. Bartning has always found inspiration in his grandmothers’ stories, who immigrated from Mexico in early statehood days and contributed to the rich diversity of Arizona. As alumni president of a global initiative for young people, Mr. Bartning has gained a deeper appreciation for cultural competency and advocates for the principle that a diversity of thought and people strengthen our communities.
Mr. Bartning is also an avid hiker. He has hiked many of Arizona's trails and mountains and loves being outdoors. He has visited many states and countries and contends that Arizona has the most magnificent sunsets anywhere in the world.
Education and Honors
Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Arizona Real Estate Broker's License
40 Hispanic Leaders Under 40 in Arizona
Former City of Phoenix Young Man of the Year
Phoenix Human Relations Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Living the Dream Award
Co-Author. Journal of Studies in International Education, Developing Globally Compatible Institutional Infrastructures for Indian Higher Education, 14: 183-199 (2010).
Co-Author. Journal of the World Universities Forum, Globalization of Indian Higher Education: Public and Private Innovations, 2: 23-32 (2009).
Managing Editor. International Center for Student Success & Institutional Accountability, Assessment Reconsidered: Institutional Effectiveness for Student Success (2008).