Department Staff

Student Support Assistant

Jennifer relocated to Tucson, Arizona, in June of 2021 from Norman, Oklahoma where she ran her own business. She and her family had always wanted to move to Tucson to spend more time with family and enjoy the warmer weather. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Park University.  When she is not working, she enjoys painting and traveling with her husband and three children.


Human Resources Representative

Tonya has spent most of her life in Tucson, however, when she was younger she lived in places such as Mississippi, Oklahoma, Germany and Guam.  She has been with the University of Arizona since 1996.  She enjoys spending time with her family which consists of husband, 4 children, 3 grandchildren and 3 four legged babies.  She also enjoys baking and paper crafting.


Senior Program Coordinator

Polly grew up in the Midwest and graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Biology.  She lived in various cities in North America and enjoyed a career in cytogenetics prior to relocating to Tucson in 2017 and entering the world of program coordinating at UArizona.  She worked for 4 years with the Psychiatry clerkship and residency programs before joining the IMB team.  She likes running, hiking, being outdoors, playing board games, and spending time with family.


Department Administrator

Tammie relocated to Tucson, Arizona, in August 2010 from Chicago, Illinois.  She intended to move to Tucson in her retirement years, but the more she visited, she decided sooner was better than later.  Tammie enjoys spending time outside hiking, swimming, off-roading and walking her dogs.  She is a graduate of Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, and The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management with a study in Business Administration.