Learn More About Us
Chrysalis Veterans Services was founded with one single purpose in mind: to support veterans and their loved ones on their path toward reconnection, the building of resilience, and obtaining optimal mental and physical health.
The veteran community is by far the most underserved community in Arizona. It's not that funds aren't available; it's that obtaining them is just harder than it should be for those who gave the best years of their life in service of this country.
Our organization has many ambitious goals. However, our primary goal is to help veterans and families improve their lives. Complete the appropriate program application and submit the required documentation.
Help Support Our Mission
As with all charities, we rely on the generosity of individuals interested in addressing the welfare of our returning veterans. Your contribution will mean so much to a veteran and their family. We would also appreciate it if you would share our website with others so they can help too. We thank you in advance.
Meet the Board
Julian Dotson, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
Julian Dotson joined the Carpenter's union in 1994. After working several years in the trades, he eventually enlisted in the Navy in March of 2001. Julian made this change in an effort to care for family, as well as for the educational benefits the Navy offered. After 6 1/2 years of active duty, he left active service to attend law school. Julian eventually retired in April of 2022 from the Navy Reserve after 20 years of service. After active service, Julian worked in various fields including project management, accounting and finance, and real estate. Currently, Julian works in corporate America as a legal analyst and project manager in the semiconductor industry.
Carolyn Dotson, Board Secretary
Carolyn Dotson moved to the valley in 1977 with the goal of completing her apprenticeship with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. After graduation, she developed a well-rounded career in construction, from being the first female Maricopa County building inspector to being the qualifying party for her general contractors' licenses, to the construction manager. Carolyn is well equipped to assist Chrysalis in its ambitious housing construction projects and is looking forward to bringing the vision of the CEO to fruition. Carolyn loves to do crafts and sew when she finds the time.
Alexandria Dotson, Board Treasurer
Eva Marin, Founding Member
Eva Marin brings experience working in diverse market conditions to her career as an Associate Broker with a premier valley real estate agency. Licensed as a sales agent in 2004 & as an Associate Broker in 2016, Eva continually pursues training and education to stay informed about best practices. This commitment has given Eva the expertise needed to guide clients through almost any type of residential purchase or sale.
Also, Eva has attained numerous designations enhancing her skill set, including Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES) and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), which allows her to confidently navigate probate & transactions involving Seniors. This experience positions Eva perfectly to head the organization's real estate acquisition and development efforts.
When not working with buyers & sellers, Eva's greatest joy is spending time with family. Married for almost 25 years, she has two daughters & four granddaughters. She enjoys travel, running, golfing, hiking, cycling, cooking, wine tasting, & spending time in Arizona's great outdoors.
Maurice Brundidge, Founding Member