How are your Pima County tax dollars collected, and where do they go? The budget for the Pima County government is about $1.8 billion in the current fiscal year, funding a variety of programs and services, such as justice and law enforcement, community resources and assistance, public works projects and health services, and more.

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, Pima County Administrator Jan Lesher will take you inside the budget process, funding sources, and what you should know about your property tax bill. Learn about the spending priorities set by the Board of Supervisors and get a preview of the budget outlook for the 2024-25 fiscal year.

What: Inside the Pima County Budget
When: February 27, 2024
–8:00 AM | Registration & Breakfast
–8:30 to 9:30 AM | Presentation
Where: Community Foundation Campus | Map

Join the Pima County Administrator and other County officials, who will answer your questions about how your tax dollars are spent to benefit the community.

Please RSVP using the form below. Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided.

About Our Presenter

The Pima County Board of Supervisors appointed Jan Lesher County Administrator in April 2022. She has worked for Pima County since 2010 after serving former Arizona Governor and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano since 2003.

Lesher served Secretary Napolitano as Chief of Staff, overseeing the daily activities of Agency’s 230,000 employees and $52 billion budget. Immediately prior to her move with the Secretary to Washington, DC, Lesher was the Governor’s Chief of Staff. Prior to being named to that position, Lesher served as Director of the Arizona Department of Commerce and the Director of the Governor’s Southern Arizona Office.

Born, raised, and educated in Tucson, her professional experience is extensive; she served as Vice-President of Communications and Marketing for the Tucson Economic Development Corporation, Executive Director of the Tucson Community Cable Corporation, and Vice-President of Warner-Amex Cable. She founded Lesher Communications in 1990, handling corporate, public and government relations for various entities for a dozen years.

She has an impressive history of community involvement, including service as a member of the Board of Directors of the Commerce and Economic Development Commission; Arizona Town Hall; the Greater Arizona Development Authority; the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona; the Community Food Bank; and La Frontera. She was named a Woman of Influence by Inside Tucson Business and recognized with the Women Who Lead award from the University of Arizona Women’s Studies Advisory Council in 2004. She was honored as the Metropolitan Tucson Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year in 2005. In 2008 she was the Arizona Capitol Times Leader of the Year in Public Policy and received the YWCA Business Leadership Award.

Lesher holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Arizona.