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Appendix 2: Arizona Organizational Resources

Tenants and End-Users Related Resources

Arizona Software & Internet Association (AZSoft.Net) -
Ed Denison, President, 1435 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85257, (480) 941-8100, Fax: (480) 941-8118. AZSoft.Net is an association for Arizona software executives, entrepreneurs, and providers of professional services dedicated to promoting the growth, prosperity, and recognition of a world class software and Internet industry in Arizona. AZSoft.Net offers its members a wide variety of programs, special seminars and workshops, member services, networking opportunities and social events.

Information Technology Association of Southern Arizona (ITASA) -
1955 W. Grant Rd., Suite 230, Tucson, Arizona 85745, (520) 320-3645. ITASA is a non-profit professional organization whose mission is to promote the growth of the information technology industry in Tucson and southern Arizona. Its predecessor organization was the Center for Software Excellence (CSE).

Arizona Internet Professionals Association (AZIPA) -
AZIPA is the catalyst for people doing Internet related work in Arizona to get together, learn together, and work together. AZIPA's goal is to help bring the Arizona Internet community closer together to help create our own critical mass.

Arizonans for Competition in Telephone Service (ACTS) -
Jon Poston, Executive Director, 6733 E. Dale Lane, Cave Creek, AZ 85331-6561, (480) 473-3321. ACTS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan coalition of business and residential telephone customers who believe they would benefit from open market competition for US WEST. They strive to increase local competition, assure that local telephone rates remain affordable, and that local service improves.

Arizona Telecommuting Advisory Council (AzTAC) -
302 N. First Avenue, Suite 700, Phoenix, AZ 85003, (602) 534-1813, Fax: (602) 534-1939. AzTAC is a statewide telecommuting advocacy group and information resource center, dedicated to making telecommuting a recognized alternative to travel for a broad range of needs. The International Telework Association and Council (ITAC) is at URL:
Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) / Valley Metro -
302 N. First Ave., Suite 700, Phoenix, AZ 85003, (602) 262-7242, Fax: 602-495-2002, TDD: 602-495-0936. RPTA is a political subdivision of the State of Arizona whose mission is to promote the social and economic well being of the community through an efficient and effective regional transit system as a valued and significant component of the transportation network. RPTA promotes telecommuting and telework throughout the State to allow people to work at a location other than their office while reducing vehicular traffic.
Arizona Distance Learning Association (AZDLA) -
AZDLA is a chapter of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA - dedicated to the progress and expansion of distance learning in Arizona. By providing leadership, creating publications and partnerships, and serving as a source of accurate information about distance learning, among other things, the AZDLA is constantly striving to encourage access, equity and diversity in education.

Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) -
Tom Gunn, Executive Director, 1500 E. Bethany Home Rd., Suite 140, Phoenix, AZ 85014, (602) 265-4563, Fax: (602) 265-3681. ASBA is a statewide non-profit group of small business owners organized to provide the best benefits available to their membership; to provide a forum for networking their products and/or services; to increase their knowledge through informative workshops, seminars and classroom training; to actively represent them regarding legislation affecting small businesses at the state and federal levels of government in an effort to support and foster small business development, retention and growth in Arizona.
Arizona Association of Industries (AAI) -
Judith Allen, President & CEO, 1111 North Third St., Phoenix, Arizona 85004, (602) 252-9415, Fax: (602) 253-7137. AAI's primary objective is to increase the growth and competitiveness of Arizona's manufacturers through legislative, political, and regulatory advocacy and to provide those manufacturers with education and cost effective services.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) -
District Office: 2828 North Central Ave., Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1093, (602) 745-7200, Fax: (602) 745-7210, Robert J. Blaney, District Director.

Multitenant Building Telecommunications Access Study
NEXT Arizona Resources:
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