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United States of America
C.A. Howlett, senior vice president of public affairs, joined America West in January 1995. Prior to coming to America West, Howlett maintained a government relations practice as a principal at the Phoenix law firm Lewis & Roca. He has more than 25 years of professional experience, which includes senior positions with Salt River Project, the City of Phoenix, and the White House, where he served as special assistant to President Ronald Reagan for intergovernmental affairs.Howlett received his master's degree (1967) in public administration and his bachelor's degree (1965) in political science and economics from the University of Colorado.
Howlett has been a long-time Phoenix business community leader, serving as chairman of the Phoenix Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the Fiesta Bowl, the Phoenix and Valley of the Sun Convention and Visitor's Bureau, and Grand Canyon State Games. He currently serves on the board of directors of such organizations as the United States Chamber of Commerce, Arizona State Chamber of Commerce, Herberger Theater, Barrow Neurological Institute Foundation, and University of Colorado Alumni Association. He has also been active politically, serving on numerous senatorial, congressional, and gubernatorial campaign committees.