Joanne Gonzalez-EaderManager, Alumni Relations
Joanne serves as a liaison between the college, its alumni council board of directors, and various alumni. She also coordinates college development and alumni meetings and events, including homecoming and student engagement events, and is the office and business manager for CALS Alumni, Development and Advocacy. Joanne routinely connects alumni to various alumni and college alumni organizations, provides guidance to alumni toward areas the college would benefit from their volunteerism or philanthropic generosity, as well as connects them with the appropriate college faculty, staff or department member to best assist with their needs. Joanne finds it exciting to work with colleagues and alumni that understand the value of what CALS has to offer and enjoys their passion, excitement and dedication to the University of Arizona. Joanne was born and raised in western Michigan. She is married and has one daughter. She has served in her current position for over seven years after working as an Operations Coordinator for Ruiz Engineering.