Buchanan Davis is a lifelong Arizonan, raised in the small town of Clay Springs located in the White Mountains. He currently resides in the San Tan Valley area with his wife Ariann, and 4 children. Buchanan currently is the Director of Local Government Relations at SRP. Before joining SRP he served as the Natural Resource Policy Advisor in Governor Ducey's Office. He has a strong background in community and government relations as well as extensive policy experience on issues of forestry, energy, agriculture, environment and water. Buchanan worked for the University of Arizona as the Senior Director for Municipal and County Strategic Initiatives. Before that, Buchanan was US Senator Jeff Flake’s State Director where he oversaw all state operations, including outreach and constituent service activities and worked on policy affecting greater Arizona. He spends any free time fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, chopping wood and driving dirt roads. Governor Ducey recently appointed Buchanan to sit on the newly constituted Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA) Board; tasked with securing and developing new water sources for the State. He also sits on various other boards and commissions including the AZ Commission on Appellate Court Appointments and the Pinal County Planning and Zoning Commission. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Brigham Young University and later a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University.