Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Meet Our Director


Tonya Hamilton was appointed director of the Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) in January 2023.

Before Ms. Hamilton's appointment, the native Phoenician served 28 years working for the State of Arizona and its citizens at the Pima County Juvenile Court Center, the Arizona Supreme Court, and the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry. 

Following her time at state agencies, Hamilton has worked the last 15 years in various roles at GOYFF, such as Tribal Liaison, Substance Abuse Prevention Manager, and overseeing Project Directors for grant funding. Hamilton also serves as an ex officio member of the Arizona Commission of African American Affairs, a member of the Arizona Human Trafficking Council, and has participated on the Governor’s Veterans Policy Academy Team.

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023

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