Mr. Gunitskiy began serving on the governing board in January 2015. He has dedicated his career to expanding educational opportunity in the Phoenix-area and is currently the Managing Director, Chief of Staff in the Teach For America – Phoenix region.
Mr. Gunitskiy began his career in education as a middle school science teacher. During this time, he helped lead his students to significant academic gains, sponsored the student government and coached several students to successful appearances at the state-wide science fair. He then worked in higher education at Arizona State University, focusing on community engagement and social entrepreneurship projects. Mr. Gunitskiy also serves on the City of Phoenix Youth and Education Commission and is a past participant of the Center for Progressive Leadership program.
He holds a Master of Education Degree from Arizona State University and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with honors in history and political science.