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

$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!

2020 Board of Directors

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

President
Dawn Vandaveer

Owner, Prototypes
dawn@thepeacockshop.com

Vice President
Donovan Durband

Administrator, Park Tucson, City of Tucson
durband@gmail.com

Secretary
Mixer Committee Chair
Greg Jackson
Deputy Director, Tucson Parks and Recreation
Greg.Jackson@tucsonaz.gov

Treasurer
Membership Committee Chair
Eileen Ratajczak, CPA
President, Sold Ground, PC
solidgroundpllc@gmail.com

Director / Marketing Chair
Kris Siuda
Marketing Coordinator, Marshall Foundation/Main Gate Square
kris@marshallfoundation.com  

Director/ Mixer & Marketing Committee Chair
Julie Pulliam
Production Coordinator VisitTucson.org
jpulliam@visittucson.org

Director / Mini-Conference/Education Committee Chair
Tim Escobedo
Festival Operations Director, Tucson Meet Yourself
timescobedotmy@gmail.com

Director / Membership Committee Chair
Brandi Haga-Blackman
Administrative Director, Rio Nuevo
brandihb@rionuevo-tucson.org

Director / Marketing Committee Chair
Mike Olivares
Founder, Tucson Comic Con
MikeO@ziarecords.com

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 third Wednesday of every month, 5:30-7 p.m. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of every month, 5:50-7 p.m.

TucsonFestivals.org | info@tucsonfestivals.org

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