State Advocacy

Registration is Now Open for the Arizona Advocacy Summit!

Please join us on February 7th and 8th at the Embassy Suites at 2630 East Camelback Road in Phoenix, AZ 85016 for our annual Arizona Advocacy Summit!

Register at

During the two days you will have an opportunity to learn how to advocate for issues that can ensure people with arthritis have access to optimal care and game-changing medication and put that into practice during meetings with your legislators.

For questions and for hotel room block information, please contact Steven Schultz at

Arizona Advocacy Council

In January 2015, the Arthritis Foundation updated its Policy Position Statements.  To view them, please click here.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Arizona Advocacy Council is a diverse group of Arizonans who are committed to improving the lives of those with arthritis.

The mission of the Arizona Advocacy Council is to make arthritis a public health priority for our state and to advance policies that positively impact the broad spectrum of people living with arthritis. 

2016 Legislative Season Bill List

Check back at the beginning of the year to see what Arizona bills the Arthritis Foundation is advocating on.

For more information on the Arizona Advocacy Council or the bills it advocates on, contact VP of Government Affairs & Advocacy, Krystin Herr at