For forty years, UA Alumni Travel has provided enjoyable, meaningful, and educational travel. Our travel staff works as team to ensure your satisfaction. Melinda Burke, president and executive director of the UA Alumni Association, and Nancy Daru Yaeli, senior vice president for campus and global partnerships, are also committed to ensuring that we provide a first-class experience for our travelers.
Director, UA Alumni Travel, Homecoming Tents on the Mall Coordinator
Lisa Valentine joined the Alumni Association in July 2005 as an administrative associate for Homecoming, special events, student relations, and young alumni. She now is the director of alumni travel, and Homecoming Tents on the Mall coordinator. Valentine worked at the UA Department of Athletics for ten years, with the final two as assistant director of trademarks and licensing for the university. She earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports sciences and a master’s degree in sports administration at the UA, and a master’s degree in counseling from Northern Arizona University in 2002.
Coordinator, UA Alumni Travel
Penny has been at the University of Arizona for 22 years. She has worked in the Controller’s Office, Chemistry Department, and in 2006 joined the University of Arizona Alumni Association. She is the staff coordinator for the UA Alumni Association’s Travel Program and Awards Program. Penny also works on special events such as Homecoming and Class Reunions. 520-626-3835 office firstname.lastname@example.org