Carmen Jandacek has worked for Arizona Public Service (APS) since 1996 holding various positions and leadership roles in Human Resources over her tenure with the company. She is currently the Director of the Ethics Office, Total Rewards, Health Services and HR Technology.
Carmen is the Founder and Chair of the APS LGBT Alliance, an employee network group, former chair and board member of the nonprofit organization one•n•ten, a board director of the Better Business Bureau serving the Pacific Southwest and a member of the City of Phoenix Census 2020 Complete Count Committee. She previously held positions on the board of the Greater Phoenix Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the One Community Multicultural Advisory Board. Carmen has an undergraduate degree in management and she earned her MBA from the University of Phoenix in 1999. She is a previously certified Senior Professional in Human Resources Designee (SPHR) and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP). In 2017 she was recognized as a Woman of Achievement by In Business Magazine and in 2019, she received the One Community Local Hero Award for her contributions to equality and inclusion in the Phoenix area.
Carmen is an avid fitness and health enthusiast and believes the key to success is a healthy mind and body. She believes you have to take care of yourself before you can take care of anyone else. She has participated in many biking, running and triathlon races throughout the state of Arizona and is an Ironman Arizona finisher.