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Coalition on Substance Abuse (CoSA)

Purpose or FunctionThe purpose of the Coalition on Substance Abuse (CoSA) is to support the mission of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi by analyzing behavioral and perception trends, advising on areas of concern and promoting the use of best practices in the Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program.

Membership: Members are appointed by the Vice President for Student Engagement & Success.  The University Counseling Center AOD Coordinator, the Student Engagement and Prevention Coordinators, a representative from Student Engagement & Success, the Graduate Assistant for Prevention and a representative from the following: Student Conduct and Community Standards, Recreational Sports, University Center and Student Activities, University Police Department, Center for Athletic Academic Success, Miramar Residence Life, Momentum Village Residence Life, Honors Program, I-CARE, Health Center, one faculty representative from each college appointed by the college dean, and one staff member appointed by Staff Council.  Additionally, three students will be selected to serve on the Committee. Faculty and staff representatives serve two-year renewable terms. Student representatives serve one-year renewable terms.

Chair: Student Engagement & Success Representative

Responsible University Official: Vice President for Student Engagement and Success

Name

Membership

Term

Drum, Amanda

Student Engagement & Success Representative

N/A

Ayala, Claudia

University Counseling Center

N/A

Foster, Delaney

Assistant Director of Engagement Initiatives

N/A

Caparas, Jevic

Miramar Representative

N/A

Riles, Bree

Momentum Village Representative

N/A

Becker, Molly

I-CARE Representative

N/A

Kuchem, Andrew

Fitness Coordinator, Recreational Sports

N/A

Stovall, Kayla

Prevention Coordinator

N/A

Vacant

Student Athletic Affairs Representative

N/A

LaTorre, Michael

Student Conduct Representative

N/A

Gonzalez, Lily

Student Activities Representative

N/A

Lopez, Shelly

University Health Center Representative

N/A

Gutierrez, Brandy

University Police Department Representative

N/A

Coursey, Carrie

Staff Council Appointee

May - 2020

Nwabeke, Annette

Prevention Graduate Assistant

N/A

Montiel, Art

Veteran Coordinator

N/A

Vacant

Student Athlete Representative

May - 2019

Luera, Caroline

Student Representative (I-Team)

May - 2019

Held, Britney

Student Representative (SGA)

May - 2019

Vacant

Student Representative (Greek)

May - 2019

Karst, Rusty

College of Business Faculty Representative

May - 2021

Nelson, Kristina

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Galvan, Melissa

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Hernandez, Carmen

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Song, Jessica

College of Science and Engineering Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Oliver, Marvarene

College of Graduate Studies Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Hostedar, Melissa

The Council

N/A

Silva, Robby

Project Hope

N/A

Christina, Stephanie

TX Department of Transportation

N/A

Last Updated: 10/10/2019