Bell Rock
RUCO's Director

Malcolm Hightower has spent 27 years working to improve the health, safety and well-being of children, families and communities. Most recently, he served as the Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family (GOYFF) where he was responsible for child well-being, juvenile justice, substance and physical abuse prevention, faith-based initiatives, and volunteerism. 

He also facilitated and led implementation of the Arizona Management System (AMS) within GOYFF, where he helped develop and monitor outcome planning systems and key performance indicators to ensure safety and health of Arizonans.