Mitra Khazai consults with non-profit organizations on capacity and program development, strategic planning and board recruitment and training. She has volunteered in multiple capacities at Madison Simis Elementary School, including chairing the Site-Based Management Team, overseeing the Odyssey of the Mind program and coordinating the DIGGS gardening program, which provides a hands-on science learning opportunity for all Simis students. She founded the non-profit organization, Family Promise –Greater Phoenix, a homeless family service provider and served as president of the board of directors. She is currently an honorary board member. She has resided in the Madison School District for 17 years; she and her husband Greg Swartz have three boys who have all attended Madison schools.