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, International Risk Analyst with questions about travel to Travel Warning destinations, the review process, health and safety of international travel, or University International Travel Registry.

Please contact Steve Holland, Assistant Vice President for Risk Management Services with questions about insurance.

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

For any other questions about travel, please email the UA International Travel Team.

International Travel Safety Oversight Committee (ITSOC)

Representatives from ten University offices serve on ITSOC to assess the health and safety of travel to countries with Travel Warnings. Regional experts from across the University are included in the recommendation process and when necessary, the Committee is advised by the Vice President of Research and Office of General Counsel.

For questions regarding ITSOC or the review process, please contact the International Risk Analyst, Laura Provencher.


Steve HollandChair, ITSOC
Assistant Vice President, Risk Management and Safety
SevaPriya Barrier, J.D.Senior Associate Dean of Students
Dean of Students Office
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
International Risk Analyst
Office of Global Initiatives
Robert SommerfeldAssistant Chief
University of Arizona Police Department
Tammy StromAssistant Director - Operations
Financial Services Office