Meet the Team!
Julia is a native of Tucson and has worked for the fairgrounds since 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys making memories with her children and her Morkie named Zoey. She loves working for the Fair industry and putting a touch of her creativity for fairgoers to see.
Vendor & Concessions Manager
Phyllis Ellis has worked at the Pima County Fairgrounds since 1992. She has been the full-time Concessions and Vendor Manager since 2011, currently signing and coordinating 90% of all contracts at the facility. Prior to this she served as Alcohol Manager and worked in the finance office. Phyllis has an Associate of General Studies degree and Basic Business Certificate from Pima Community College and is a graduate of the Institute of Fair Management at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. Phyllis is passionate about helping her community through event management and also works with the Tucson Rodeo Committee seasonally. She has a strong western family heritage and is a supporter of the arts.