AIRES Operations Staff

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Shelley Littin Headshot

Shelley Littin

Communications Lead, AIRES

Anna Seiferle-Valencia, PhD

Research and Outreach Manager, AIRES Desert Laboratory on Tumamoc Hill

Thomas Weiss headshot

Thomas Weiss

Website and Web Content Coordinator, AIRES





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The Dirt is externally-facing and aims to unite environmental and social justice groups and topics across campus. The Dirt is published on Monday mornings weekly during the semesters, and monthly during the summer. 

Submit items for The Dirt here

AIRWaves is internally-facing and aims to provide AIRES staff with a way to stay connected and aware of each other's projects. AIRWaves is published on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays during the semesters, and 3nd Wednesdays during the summer. 

Submit items to AIRWaves here.

Logo Files

You can download the AIRES master logo here (link forthcoming). For variations, email Shelley.


AIRES E-letterhead (.docx)

AIRES Powerpoint Template (.pptx)


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The Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building (ENR2) is located at 1064 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85719. AIRES Operations is located on the 5th floor, north side of ENR2.

Room and Event Reservations

Contact [redacted]

Building Tours

Contact [redacted] or Ilyssa

Building Management

Contact Ilyssa

Slot Canyon Café 

Regular hours:

Monday-Thursday:  7:30 AM to 5 PM
Fridays: 7:30 AM to 3 PM
Closed on weekends and the summer


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Please use the AIRES PCards as much as possible for small purchases, to reserve the need for reimbursements for purchases of $20 or more.

PCards can be checked out in person from Amanda or Ilyssa. Document your PCard use with this form:

Reimbursements may be requested with this form:


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Research Operations

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Funding Opportunities

Current funding opportunities can be identified using the Pivot Funding database. Internal UArizona funding opportunities are available on UA Competition Space. Limited Submissions funding opportunities are available on the Limited Submissions Table. Please contact RDS with any questions. 


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Printer Addition Instructions

Equipment Checkout

Contact [redacted]

Office Supplies

Please visit the Copy Room located east of the main office on the 5th floor of ENR2.

For event supplies, contact [redacted]


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Please complete this SmartSheet form for general reimbursements, payments, and travel expenses.

Information on travel funding, reimbursements, and allowable expenses is available in the Guide to UA Travel.

Use this Quick Reference Guide for pre-travel and post-travel expense authorizations.

For more information on UA policies and procedures concerning business travel, please refer to the FSO website: