Arizona Arts recognizes long-serving staff

Arizona Arts recognized staff for reaching a milestone in their years-of-service at the University – 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years – at the second annual Spring Convocation on Jan. 14 at Marroney Theatre.

Congratulations to all receiving Years-of-Service Awards for your fine work and dedication to this institution and, more particularly, our students within our world of the arts.

Dr. Paul Ivey from School of Art and Angela Telesco from UA Museum of Art, were honored at the Arizona Arts Spring Convocation for their 30 years of service.
Photos by Larry Gaurano.

10 Years

Ana Pumarejo Losada, College of Fine Arts, Administrative Services Manager
Dane Velasquez, College of Fine Arts, Senior Systems Administrator
Tadj Hodges, UA Presents, Events Coordinator
Teri McGill, UA Presents, Senior Technical Director

15 Years

Victoria Westover, Hanson FilmTV Institute, Director
Kristin Dauphinais, Fred Fox School of Music, Associate Professor
Ingvi Kallen, Fred Fox School of Music, Information Specialist
Brian Luce, Fred Fox School of Music, Professor
Brian Moon, Fred Fox School of Music, Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Schauer, Fred Fox School of Music, Associate Director, Choral Activities
Christina Beasley, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Senior Academic Advisor II
Charles Cannon, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Ticket Office Manager
Anthony Cordaro, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Assistant Technical Director
David Yarnelle, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Assistant Professor of Practice

20 Years

Sam Watson, School of Dance, Artist-in-Residence
Sandra Garcia, UA Presents, Box Office Assistant Manager / Group Sales Coordinator

25 Years

Sarah Moore, School of Art, Professor
John Dahlstrand, School of Dance, Senior Technical Director
Clare P. Rowe, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Associate Professor

30 years

Paul Ivey, School of Art, Professor of Art History
Angela Telesco, Museum of Art, Senior Program Coordinator

The convocation began with a presentation by our Dean Andrew Schulz, who gave the staff and faculty the latest version of his “road show,” a presentation that looks back on the past year and looks forward to the spring semester and beyond, providing the latest details on the unified Arizona Arts vision, exciting collaborations, events, programs and the Arts Master Plan.

Updates were given by members of the Arizona Arts leadership team:

  • Colin Blakely | Arizona Arts strategic plan
  • Anne Breckenridge Barrett | The future of UAMA
  • Martina Shenal | Recruitment
  • Tannis Gibson | Faculty
  • Ellen McMahon | Research
  • Andy Belser | Arts in Health

And we welcomed five new staff and faculty into the Arizona Arts family.

  • Cathy Dubois, College of Fine Arts, Accountant
  • Jennie Gubner, Fred Fox School of Music, Ethnomusicology / GIDP
  • Kerryn Negus, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Director of Advancement and External Relations (new role)
  • Yesenia Sanchez, School of Theatre, Film & Television, Academic Advisor I
  • Tracy Wynn, College of Fine Arts, Executive Assistant

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