International Travel Team & ITSOC


Please contact Kay Ellis, Director of UA Export Control Programs with questions about federal export control regulations.

Please contact Laura Provencher, Associate Director of Global Travel with questions about travel security or the assessment and review of travel.  

Please contact Steve Holland, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Management Services with questions about insurance.

Please contact Tammy Strom, Assistant Director-Operations with questions about University financial services.

For questions regarding the University International Travel Registry or any other questions about travel, please email the Global Travel team.

International Travel Safety Oversight Committee (ITSOC)

Representatives from ten University offices serve on ITSOC to assess the health and safety of travel. When appropriate, experts from across the University are included in the review process and when necessary, the Committee is advised by the Office of General Counsel.

For questions regarding ITSOC or the review process, please contact Global Travel.



Steve Holland.Co-Chair, ITSOC
Chief Risk Officer, Risk Management and Safety
Marilyn Taylor

Assistant VP of Finance & Admin
Office of the Provost

Harry McDermott, Dr.

Co-Chair, ITSOC

Physician, Campus Health Services & Professor, Div of Health Promotion Sciences

Sylvester Gaskin, Ph.D.Assistant Dean of Students
Dean of Students 
Jill CalderónAssistant Director, Student Health & Safety
Study Abroad and Student Exchange
Harmony DeFazioExecutive Director, Global Mobility Lab 
Director, Study Abroad and Student Exchange
Kay EllisDirector, Export Control Program
Office of Research and Discovery
Kevin Fitzsimmons, Ph.D.Director of International Initiatives
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Laura ProvencherVice Chair, ITSOC
Associate Director, Global Travel
Robert SommerfeldAssistant Chief
University of Arizona Police Department
Nicole SalazarComptroller
Financial Management-Administration