Arizona LeadingAge Staff and Lobbyists


Ms. Sheila Noble

Office Manager

Ms. Sheila Noble joined Arizona LeadingAge in July of 2013. Prior to that she was an Administrative artist in varied capacities with the U.S. Navy, international commercial airline, retail corporation, and medical office settings.  Her association with seniors started long ago in Senior dining. Much later she coordinated activities for Alzheimer’s/Hospice residents, instructed and coordinated fitness classes for residents and staff of  a CCRC, and led fitness classes in educational and community settings.

Ms. Pam Koester

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Pam Koester has had a distinguished career in aging services, beginning with her Master's Degree in Social Gerontology, continuing in various capacities in senior executive positions, and advancing cutting-edge governance and strategic planning techniques in her role as President of Koester & Associates. Ms. Koester rejoined Arizona Leading Age as Chief Executive Officer in January of 2016, after previously serving as its Director of Education and Interim Executive Director.


Mr. Donald G. Isaacson


Mr. Donald G. Isaacson has provided lobbying services to Arizona LeadingAge for the past 30 years. His firm, Isaacson & Walsh* has provided high level legal and government relations services to Arizona LeadingAge. It is consistently rated among the top lobbying firms in Arizona.  

Ms. Cheyenne Walsh


Ms. Cheyenne Walsh


Ms. Cheyenne Walsh joined Mr. Isaacson in the firm on January 1, 2015 and specializes in representing clients before the Arizona State Legislature, and state and local agencies.

Tirelessly representing clients at the State Capitol, Mr. Isaacson and Ms. Walsh have developed strong working relationships and solid reputations with key officials in the legislative and executive branches of Arizona state government.  Experts in governmental relations, lobbying and administrative law, Isaacson & Walsh delivers results to our organization. For more information, click here.

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