Land Grant University

Statewide Outreach

Neighborhood Relations

Wide shot of downtown City of Tucson

The Local Relations Team

Community Relations coordinates and maintains positive relationships throughout Arizona, including with neighbors, and leaders from the education, business, non-profit, and military communities. 

Local Government Relations works at the municipal level to maximize the University’s role in addressing Arizona’s challenges, emerging issues, and opportunities. 




Julie Katsel

Senior Director, Local and Community Relations

O: (520) 250-6027 |


1401 E. University Blvd, Room 313, Tucson, AZ


Buchanan Davis

Senior Advisor, Municipal and County Strategic Initiatives

O: (602) 827-2024 |


PBC, 475 N 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ


Neighborhood Relations

We value our partnership with our neighbors and are committed to assuring we are a good neighbor. University neighbors are encouraged to communicate directly with UA Neighborhood Relations staff about UA-related concerns or suggestions. 

Please call the 24/7 Neighborhood Hotline at 520-282-3649.  




Campus Community Relations

The Campus Community Relations Committee (CCRC) brings together partners to create, promote, and sustain livable communities in the university area.