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!

2021 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
Membership Committee
Eileen Ratajczak, CPA
President, Sold Ground, PC

Director / Mixer Committee Co-Chair
Dawn Vandaveer

Owner, Prototypes

Director / Marketing Co-Chair
Kris Siuda
Director of Marketing & Events, Marshall Foundation/Main Gate Square

Director/ Mixer & Marketing Committee Co-Chair
Julie Pulliam

Director / Membership Committee Chair
Brandi Haga-Blackman
Administrative Director, Rio Nuevo

Director / Education/Mixers
Monique Vallery
Creative Director/COO, Fourth Avenue Merchants Association

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

Director / Membership

LaDawn Shocklee-Cox

Owner, Ribbons & Bows Gifts, LLC


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