National Advisory Council

Steve Rizley

Membership Information:

Member Status: On Church Assignment
Current Position: Executive Committee
Member Since: 2004


Marilyn Rizley


Job Title: Sr. VP and General Manager, Southwest Region, Retired
Company: Cox Communications
Location: Arizona, United States


  • telecommunications
  • cable programming
  • media senior management


Steve Rizley is serving as president of the Ukraine L'viv Mission. He retired as senior vice president and general manager for Cox Communications Southwest. Previously he worked as a regional director for Times Mirror Company and held several management positions in the cable television industry. Steve also worked for The New York Times. Steve and Marilyn founded and operated Line of Sight, Inc., an FCC radio spectrum licensee with operations in ten states. He earned his bachelor's degree in communications from BYU and an MBA from Thunderbird University. Steve is past-chair of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Banner Health Foundation, and the Grand Canyon Chapter of the American Red Cross. Before his mission call he served on the board of directors of Banner Healthcare. Steve and Marilyn operate the 99 Ranch in southeastern Arizona. They have four children and ten grandchildren.