About Us

Our Mission

Providing leadership in advancing the growth and quality of festivals and events in Tucson and Southern Arizona, thus enriching and celebrating our culture, enhancing the quality of life for our residents, and attracting visitors and investment to the region.

Who Should Join FEATsAZ?

You should join FEATSAZ if you produce, manage, market, promote, or provide goods or services to, festivals and events in Tucson or elsewhere in southern Arizona.

You may join as an individual or on behalf of an attraction, business, non-profit organization, business association, arts or cultural organization, or government agency.

Benefits of FEATSAZ Membership

Promotional Opportunities for Products and Services
Access to the Membership Directory
Member Rates to Seminars, Conferences, and Socials
Advocacy, Legislative Monitoring
Networking Opportunities targeted to this industry
Peer to Peer Q & A
Social Media Promotion
Membership Logo to add to your email signature

Membership Dues

FEATSAZ is a membership association. Dues prices are:

$75 annually for individuals or organizations with 1-4 members

$75 annually for not-for-profit organizations

$100 annually for organizations with 5-15 member representatives

$200 annually for organizations with 16-99 member representatives

$400 annually for organizations with 100+ member representatives

Become a FEATSAZ Member today!

2022 Board of Directors

FEATSAZ is led by a volunteer Board of Directors serving two-year terms.

Greg Jackson
Deputy Director, Tucson Parks, and Recreation

Vice President / Marketing
Donovan Durband

Administrator, Park Tucson, City of Tucson

Treasurer / Secretary
Eileen Ratajczak, CPA
President, Solid Ground, PC

Director / Mixer Committee Chair
Dawn Vandaveer

Owner, Prototypes

Director/  Marketing Committee Chair
Julie Pulliam

Director / Membership Committee Chair
LaDawn Shocklee-Cox
Owner,  Ribbons & Bows Gifts

TJ Justkiewicz / Education/Mixers / Marketing
Executive Director, El Tour de Tucson

Mia Schnaible/Education/Mixers / Marketing
Director of Marketing & Development, Arizona International Film Festival


FEATSAZ (Festivals & Events Association of Tucson & Southern Arizona) members can engage with the organization by participating in a committee: Membership, Marketing, Mixers, and Mini-Conference/Education. To join a committee, send a note of interest to info@tucsonfestivals.org or email a committee chair listed above.

Mixers are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m. The Board meets on the first Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m.

TucsonFestivals.org | info@tucsonfestivals.org