Maxine Goodman is president of Words, Ink, a seven-year old public relations, advertising and marketing company. She is the past chair of the Pima County / Tucson Women’s Commission, a city, county commission.
She has served for six years as public relations chair for the League of Women Voters Board of Directors and for six years as publicity chair for the American Association of University Women. Prior to moving to Tucson, she was president of the Palo Alto (CA) Philharmonic and co-founder and publisher of El Observador, a bilingual 25,000-circulation San Jose, CA weekly, now 40 years old.
She has written for The Christian Science Monitor and served as a Special Correspondent of the Daily News (NY) in the Albany, NY area. Her work has appeared locally in the Arizona Daily Star and the Tucson Weekly. She received her BA in History and Journalism from the University of Arizona and her MS in Communications and Journalism from the University of California, San Jose, CA.