Implementation Planning Team

In order to implement re-entry planning, we have organized the Implementation Planning Team into seven Groups.  The leads for each group will work collaboratively together to develop plans for their respective University of Arizona organizational units.

GROUP

LEADS

Group One

  • Arts
  • Athletics
  • Volunteers and Visitors

Chad Herzog, Executive Director, UA Presents, chadherzog@arizona.edu

Derek van der Merwe, Assistant Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Athletics, derekvdmerwe@arizona.edu

Group Two

  • Campus Health and Isolation
  • Dorms, Rec Centers,
  • Auxiliaries (SUMC, bookstore)

Alex Blandeburgo,  Senior Director, Housing and Residential Life, blandebu@arizona.edu

David Salafsky, DrPH, MPH, Interim Executive Director, Campus Health Service, salafsky@arizona.edu

Debby Shively, Interim Associate Vice President, Business Affairs - Auxillary Services, Bookstores, dshively@arizona.edu

Group Three

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Large Lab Sections
  • Large Section Classes

Maha Nassar, PhD,  Associate Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studiesmtnassar@arizona.edu

Robert Stephan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and Classics, rstephan@arizona.edu

Lori Schultz, Senior Director, Research Impact and Innovation, lschultz@arizona.edu

Group Four

  • Human Subjects Research
  • Research (without Human Subjects)

Ilya Smith, UA Chief Compliance Officer, Office of University Initiatives, ilya@arizona.edu

Lori Schultz, Senior Director, Research Impact and Innovation, lschultz@arizona.edu

Jose Teran, Assistant Director, Space Planning/Management, jbteran@arizona.edu

Group Five

  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Central Services

Ada Korhonen, Director, Organizational Administration and Shared Services, Financial Services Office, ake27@arizona.edu

Chris Kopach, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management, ckopach@arizona.edu

Jose Teran, Assistant Director, Space Planning/Management, jbteran@arizona.edu

Group Six

  • Co-curricular Activity
  • Graduate and Undergraduate Students
  • Informal Collaboration and Recreation

Kasey Urquidez, Vice President, Enrollment Management, kurquidez@arizona.edu

Tara Singleton,  President, Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA), tarasingleton@arizona.edu

Marie Teemant, President, Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC), marieteemant@arizona.edu

Julie Katsel, Senior Director, Government Relations / Local and Community, jkatsel@arizona.edu

Group Seven

  • Cooperative Extension

Jeremy Elliott-Engel, PhD, Associate Director, Associate Director, 4-H Youth Development Programs, Agriculture Extension Admin, elliottengelj@arizona.edu

Group One: Arts, Athletics, Volunteers and Visitors

Strategic Domain #1:  Coaches and staff return to campus
Adia Barnes, Head Coach, Women's Basketball, Administration and Athletics
Andy Belser, MFA, Director, School of Theatre/Film and Television, Sch Theatre Film & Television
Cassie Van Gelder, BA, Piano Technician, School of Music
David Huber, BFA, Technician, Digital Studio, School of Art
Dennis Polian, Associate Athletic Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Jaime Fernandez, Assistant Coach, Performance Enhancement, Administration and Athletics
Jeff Kohler, Director, Information Technology Operations and Services, Administration and Athletics
Jill McCleary, Deputy Director, Museum of Art
Justin Kokoskie, Associate Director, Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Krystal Swindlehurst, Senior Associate Athletic Director, Human Resources/Internal Administration and Strategic Planning, Administration and Athletics
Megan Clancy, Senior Registrar, Ctr for Creative Photography
Michael Hairgrove, Director, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Monica Blancarte, Program Coordinator, Senior, Administration and Athletics
Rachel Webb, Counselor, Mental Health, Administration and Athletics
Thomas Harris, Assistant Athletics Director, Diversity - Inclusion Engagement, Administration and Athletics

Strategic Domain #2:  Student-Athletes training on their own on campus between now and start of fall semester  
Augie Busch, BA, Head Coach, Men's/Women's Swimming and Diving, Administration and Athletics
Austin Ringquist, Assistant to the Director, Aquatics, Administration and Athletics
Barry Boyd, Assistant Athletic Director, Football Equipment Operations, Administration and Athletics
Brian DeSpain, MS, Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Brian Johnson, Director, Football - Strength and Conditioning, Administration and Athletics
Bryce Wolma, Student Athlete, Football
Caitlin Manuel, MA, Assistant Coach, Performance Enhancement, Administration and Athletics
CeCe Madrid, Superintendent, Facilities Mgmt-Custodial
Chad Nicholson, PhD, Associate Professor, Music, School of Music
Chris Desrosiers, Assistant Coach, Strength/Conditioning, Administration and Athletics
Daree Ajibadee, Assistant Coach, Strength/Conditioning, Administration and Athletics
Dave Reiber, Assistant Director, Housing Custodial Services, Residential Facilities
Dylan Furrier, Assistant Coach, Strength/Conditioning, Administration and Athletics
Emily Johnson, MA, Assistant Director, Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Erich Rusch, Custodial Area Supervisor, Facilities Mgmt-Custodial
Fred Harvey, Head Coach, Men's/Women's Track and Field-Cross Country, Administration and Athletics
Hank Stratton, BFA, Assistant Professor, School of Theatre/Film and Television, Sch Theatre Film & Television
James Cook, BFA, MFA, Professor, Art, School of Art
Jenny Wyly, ATC, PT, CSCS, Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer, Campus Health and Wellness
Jessica Marquez, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Jim Krumpos, Associate Athletic Director, Performance Enhancement, Administration and Athletics
John Mosbach, Associate Athletics Director, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov
Jose Solis, Project Manager, Facilities Mgmt-Custodial
Justin Kokoskie, MEd, Associate Director, Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Lanny Bradford, MS, Associate Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Leanna Olivar, MEd,  Associate Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Martin Tuck, Director, Aquatics, Administration and Athletics
Michael Hammer, PhD, Research Scientist, Arizona Research Labs
Mike Hairgrove, Director, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Phil Lewis, MS,  Director, Sports Nutrition, Administration and Athletics
Randy Cohen, AT, DPT, Associate Athletics Director, CATS-Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Rhodie Moss, MS, AT, Associate Athletic Trainer, Football, Administration and Athletics
Rob Harris, MS, Director, Olympic Sports Performance Enhancement, Administration and Athletics
Samantha Phillips, Fellow, Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Shekela Wanyama, Student, School of Music
Suzy Mason, MS, Senior Associate Director of Athletics, Operations, Administration and Athletics
Tara Barret, Director, Women's Gymnastics/Soccer Operations, Administration and Athletics
Tom Moore, Assistant to the Director, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Wendy Remencus-Halstead, Custodial Area Supervisor, Facilities Mgmt-Custodial
Whitney Herr-Buchholz, BFA, Director, Operations and Advancement, School of Dance
Yves Lussier, MD, FACMI, Associate Director, Bio5 Informatics, Medicine

Strategic Domain #3:  Sanctioned team practice activities during the summer
Barry Boyd, Assistant Athletic Director, Football Equipment Operations, Administration and Athletics
Brent Blaylock, MS, Associate Director of Athletics, Compliance, Administration and Athletics
Brian DeSpain, MS, Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Jessika Carrington, MEd, Director, Women's Basketball Operations, Administration and Athletics
Jim Krumpos, Associate Athletic Director, Performance Enhancement, Administration and Athletics
Randy Cohen, AT, DPT, Associate Athletics Director, CATS-Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Ryan Reynolds, MEd, Assistant Athletic Director, Men's Basketball Operations, Administration and Athletics
Sam Thomas, Student Athlete, Basketball
Steve Paul, Physician Campus Health Service, Campus Health and Wellness
Suzy Mason, MS, Senior Associate Director of Athletics, Operations, Administration and Athletics

Strategic Domain #4:  Coaches & staff working on campus after start of fall semester
Adia Barnes, Head Coach, Women's Basketball, Administration and Athletics
Albert Chamillard, Exhibit Specialist, Museum of Art
Deanna Fitzgerald, MFA, Professor, School of Theatre/Film and Television, Sch Theatre Film & Television
Dennis Polian, MS, Associate Athletic Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Don Fox, PhD, Limited Term Adjunct Instructor, Theatre Film and Television, Sch Theatre Film & Television
Ellen Mcmahon, MS, MFA, Associate Dean, Fine Arts Administration
Jeff Kohler, Director, Information Technology Operations and Services, Administration and Athletics
Jory Hancock, MS, Director, School of Dance, School of Dance
Justin Kokoskie, MEd, Associate Director, Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Krystal Swindlehurst, MS, Sr. Assoc. Dir of Athletics HR/INT Admin/Planning
Meg Jackson Fox, Associate Curator, Academic and Public Programs, Ctr for Creative Photography
Michael Hairgrove, Director, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Monica Blancarte, Program Coordinator, Senior, Administration and Athletics
Rachel Webb, Counselor, Mental Health, Administration and Athletics
Tannis Gibson, MM, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Inclusive Excellence, Fine Arts Administration
Thomas Harris, MA, Assistant Athletics Director, Diversity - Inclusion Engagement, Administration and Athletics

Strategic Domain #5:  Team practice & competition activities before/after start of classes
Andy Salgado, Senior Academic Counselor, Lead, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov
Barry Boyd, Assistant Athletic Director, Football Equipment Operations, Administration and Athletics
Brian DeSpain, MS, Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Harry McDermott, MD, MPH, Physician, Campus Health Service, Campus Health and Wellness
Jenny Wyly, ATC, PT, CSCS, Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer, Campus Health and Wellness
Lanny Bradford, MS, Associate Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Lauren Garcia, Junior Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Leanna Olivar, MEd, Associate Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Marisol Quiroz, MEd, Senior Associate Director, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov
Michelle Skog, Counselor, Mental Health, Administration and Athletics
Randy Cohen, AT, DPT, Associate Athletics Director, CATS-Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Steve Paul, Physician Campus Health Service, Campus Health and Wellness
Taylor Hess, MS, Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance, Administration and Athletics

Strategic Domain #6:  Event Management – return of competition (developing models of operation- no spectators, some spectators, all spectators)

  • Facilities
  • Operations (ticketing, security, custodial, food and beverage service, etc)
  • Competition
  • Tailgating
  • Staffing

Aaron Varner, Athletic Facilities & Prod Tech Director
Andrew Deighan, Academic Facilities Technology Coord.
Andy Salgado, Senior Academic Counselor, Lead, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov
Austin Ringquist, Assistant to the Director, Aquatics, Administration and Athletics
Barry Boyd, Assistant Athletic Director, Football Equipment Operations, Administration and Athletics
Ben Smith, Director, Ticket Operations, Administration and Athletics
Brenden Lipp, Student, ZonaZoo Director
Brian DeSpain, MS, Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Brit Palomarez, Program Coordinator, Center for Creative Photography
Brittany Meade, Assistant Director, Event Operations, Administration and Athletics
Carrie Scharf, Program Coordinator, School of Art
Carson Scott, BFA, Technical Director, Senior, School of Music
Chad Herzog, MFA, Executive Director, UA Presents
Charlie Snyder, Director, PR - Marketing and Communications, Fine Arts Administration
Chris Celona, Associate Athletic Director, Ticket Sales and CRM, Administration and Athletics
Colin Blakely, Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, School of Art
David Oropeza, Coordinator, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Dennis Polian, MS, Associate Athletic Director, Football Operations, Administration and Athletics
Derek van der Merwe, MA, Assistant Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Athletics
Don Porter, Physician, MD, ABFP, CAQ-Sports, Campus Health Service, Campus Health and Wellness
Elliott Tritz, Assistant Director, Event Management, Administration and Athletics
Emily Johnson, MA, Assistant Director, Medical Services, Administration and Athletics
Gary Lotze, Director, Production Services, UA Presents
Jacob Gahart, Assistant Director, Athletics Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Jeff Kohler, Director, Information Technology Operations and Services, Administration and Athletics
Jenny Lang, MBA, Managing Director, Arizona Reparatory Theatre
Jenny Wyly, ATC, PT, CSCS, Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer, Campus Health and Wellness
Joel Holowell, Systems Administrator, Senior, Administration and Athletics
Judi Kessler, Associate Athletics Director, Major Gifts, Administration and Athletics
Kathy McLean, Chief of Staff, Ctr for Creative Photography
Kristy Sawdy, Manager, Venue Services, UA Presents
Lanny Bradford, MS, Associate Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Laura Little, Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing and Fan Engagement, Administration and Athletics
Lauren Garcia, Junior Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Leanna Olivar, MEd, Associate Athletic Trainer, Administration and Athletics
Louis Estrella, Security Officer, Museum of Art
Marc Acuna, Senior Director, Alumni / Student Engagement, Alumni Relations
Mario Calderon, Director, Business Affairs, Administration and Athletics
Marisol Quiroz, MEd, Senior Associate Director, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov
Matt Brown,  Assistant Director of Athletics, Event Management, Administration and Athletics
Matt Marcus, MFA, Instructor, School of Theatre/Film and Television, Sch Theatre Film & Television
Matt Tropman, DMA, Assistant Professor, Music, School of Music
Megan Eagon, Ticket Office Manager, UA Presents
Michael Hairgrove, Director, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Michelle Skog, Counselor, Mental Health, Administration and Athletics
Mike Benigno, Assistant Director, Event Operations, Administration and Athletics
Mike Ketcham, Senior Associate Athletic Director, Administration and Athletics
Patty Choate, AAS, Business Manager, Senior, School of Dance
Phil Maben, MEd, Assistant Athletics Director, Development, Administration and Athletics
Ryan Bloom, Assistant Director, Event Technology, Administration and Athletics
Ryan M Moore, Technical Director, Senior, School of Dance
Ryan Reynolds, MEd, Assistant Athletic Director, Men's Basketball Operations, Administration and Athletics
Staci Santa, Managing Director, UA Presents
Stephen Kozachik, MA, Associate Director of Athletics, Facilities and Capital Projects, Administration and Athletics
Steve Paul, Physician, Campus Health Service, Campus Health and Wellness
Suzanne Affeldt, Associate Athletics Director, Development, Administration and Athletics
Suzy Mason, MS, Senior Associate Director of Athletics, Operations, Administration and Athletics
Tara Singleton, President, Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA), Student
Taylor Hess, MS, Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance, Administration and Athletics
Thomas Harris, MA, Assistant Athletics Director, Diversity - Inclusion Engagement, Administration and Athletics
Tom Moore, Assistant to the Director, Athletic Facilities, Administration and Athletics
Tony Tuck, Director, Aquatics, Administration and Athletics
Tracy Wynn, Executive Assistant, Fine Arts Administration
Trent Pechon, Student, School of Art
Victoria Navarro, Student, W-Swimming

Strategic Domain #7: Visitors-General Public Access
Derek van der Merwe, MA, Assistant Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Athletics

Group Two: Campus Health and Isolation, Dorms, Rec Centers, Auxiliaries (SUMC, bookstore)
Frank Zuern, Associate Director, Residential Facilities-Maintenance and Project Management, Residential Facilities
Jim Sayre, Executive Director, Parking and Transportation, Parking and Transportation
Kim Fassl, Associate Director, Residential Education - Student Behavioral Education in Housing and Residential Life, Residential Education
Megan Mesches, Director, Housing and Residential Facilities, Residential Facilities
Nina Pereira, Director, Residential Education, Residential Education
Todd Millay, Executive Director, Arizona Student Unions

Group Three: Teaching and Learning, Large Lab Sections, Large Section Classes
Alex Underwood, Registrar, Office of the Registrar
Cori Cashen, Associate Registrar, Office of the Registrar, Office of the Registrar
Emily Dykstra, Director, Introductory Biology Labs, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Gail Burd, PhD, Senior Vice Provost, Academic Affairs / Teaching and Learning, Office of the Provost
Ilya Smith, UA Chief Compliance Officer, Office of University Initiatives
John Pollard, PhD, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, The Honors College
Joshua Butcher, MS, BS, Specialist, Instructional Applications Support, Office of Instruct & Assess
Joyce Schroeder, PhD - Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Lisa Elfring, PhD, Associate Vice Provost, Office of Instruction/Assessment, Office of Instruct & Assess
Michele Vaughan, Program Coordinator, Senior, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Paul Blowers, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Chemical & Environmental Engr
Roxie Catts, M.ED, Principal Advising Officer/Director, Advising Resource Center, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov
Sudha Ram, PhD, Professor, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems

Group Four: Human Subjects Research, Research (without Human Subjects)
Amy Weber, Analyst, Export Control, Research Admin Services
Blanca Pernic, Officer, Research-Quality Assurance, Research Admin Services
Brian Ellerman, MS, BS, Director, FORGE, Research Innovation & Impact
Maggie Murphy, Maggie Murphy, MS, ASP, Specialist, Research Safety, Rsrch Laboratory & Safety Svcs
Mariette Marsh, Senior Director, Research Ethics and Quality, Research Admin Services
Regents & Distinguished Professors | George Rieke, PhD, Professor, Astronomy, Astronomy and Sharon Megdal, PhD, Director, Water Resources Research Center, Water Resources Rsch Ctr-Res
Safe Workforce Early Return Team | Steve Holland, MS, ARM, CRM, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Management and Safety
Stephanie Griffin, PhD, CIH, Manager, Research Safety and Health, Rsrch Laboratory & Safety Svcs

Group Five: Facilities Maintenance, Faculty & Staff, Central Services
Lane Spalla, Project Manager, Emergency Management Coordinator, University Police Department
Marisela Celaya, Director, Human Resources / Organizational Development, UITS Admin
Sarah Shreeves, Vice Dean, University Libraries, UA Library Administration ADM

Group Six: Co-curricular Activity, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, Informal Collaboration and Recreation
Cheryl Plummer, Event Planner, Mall, Arizona Student Unions
Marcos Guzman, M. ED, Assistant Dean of Students, Student Programs
Mary Venezia, MA, Chief of Staff, Enrollment Management, Enrollment Management
Michele Schwitzky, Senior Associate Director, Campus Recreation
Michelle Mckelvey, Director, Thrive Center, Thrive Center
Talia Myrick, Assistant Director, Student Governance and Programs, Associated Students (ASUA)

Group Seven:  Cooperative Extension
Channah Rock, Specialist, Environmental Science, Environmental Science-Res
Dominic Rodriguez, Chief Operating Officer, Cooperative Extension, Agric Extension Administration
Ed Martin, Director, County Extension, Maricopa County Office
Ethan Orr, Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs / Community Partnerships, CALS Administration
Evelyn Whitmer, Interim Director, County Extension, Cochise County Office
Jeff Silvertooth, PhD,  Associate Dean, Cooperative Extension / Economic Development, Agric Extension Administration