Parents & Family Association

Robert L Nugent Building
PO Box 210040
Tucson, AZ 85721-0040
Street Address:
1212 E. University Blvd

Meet Our Staff

Kathy Adams Riester

Associate Dean of Students & Director, Parents & Family Association/Campus Safety Coordinator

Kathy directs all aspects of the Parents and Family Programs unit including serving as Director of the Parents and Family Association. She provides outreach for the campus on parent and family related issues and serves as the UA's Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) Campus Safety Coordinator. Kathy is a UA alumni.



​Annamarie Tellez

Coordinator, Parent & Family Programs

​Annamarie Tellez is the Program Coordinator for Parent & Family Programs. She helps ensure that all Wildcat families are supported and welcomed into the Wildcat Community.  As the program coordinator, she will help facilitate programs and resources to all families, allowing family members to stay connected and involved in their student's journey.  As a native Tucsonan and UA Alumni, her passion and dedication to the students, families and campus community are always evident.


Nadia M. Rodriguez

Graduate Assistant, Parent & Family Programs

Nadia M. Rodriguez is the Graduate Assistant for Parent & Family Programs. She provides administrative support to the Director and Coordinator, plans and manages PFP events, and communicates important information with Wildcat families via e-mail, social media, the Paw Prints e-newsletter, and the Parents & Family Magazine. Nadia is a native of San Luis, AZ and is pursuing an M.A. in higher education at the University of Arizona's Center for the Study of Higher Education.