Kim Challender, MBA
Assistant Chief Deputy

Kim has been part of the Recorder’s Office administrative team for over 5 years. She started working for the Pima County Recorder office in 2014 as an Administrative Specialist and was promoted in 2018 as the Assistant Chief Deputy. Kim brings over 30 years of experience in business and organizational management for Fortune 500 organizations and local businesses alike. Her previous role in the Recorders Office included human resources, accounts payable, and media relations. She has been a Certified Election Officer in the State of Arizona since 2014. Kim’s current focus is on operational excellence, budget, law changes and continuous improvement. She is excited to bring her social media and marketing background to her role as Assistant Chief Deputy and to help expand awareness of the many important functions the Recorder’s Office offers the residents of Pima County.

Kim was born in Flint Michigan but has called Tucson her home for almost 30 years. She is a proud parent of a Mountain View High School graduate and was a board member of the band parents association.

Kim enjoys outdoor activities including: golf, scenic photography and hiking (with her boxer pup Ollie).