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Veterans Affairs Committee

Purpose or Function: The Veterans Affairs Committee will share ideas, evaluate options, review and recommend policies and actions to improve and expand services for America’s returning military members. The Committee’s role is to develop a campus response and action plan to prepare for the GI Bill and other federal and state initiatives and to assist current and prospective students in making the transition from military to academic life. The Committee will ensure TAMU-CC is committed to recruiting, retaining, and supporting active duty service members, veterans, and dependents to maintain a diverse and highly qualified student body. The Committee will oversee the University’s commitment to principles and criteria, operating guidelines and best practices, of the service members Opportunity Colleges and the Military Student Bill of Rights.

Membership: The committee is comprise of the Veterans Affairs Office Coordinator, Executive Director of Admissions, University Registrar, Director of Financial Assistance, Director of Academic Advising and Transition Center, Director of Disability Services, Director of the University Counseling Center, Executive Director of Academic Advising, Director of Career Services, I-CARE Case Manager, a representative from PASS Program, a representative from the Finance and Administration, a representative from Student Engagement & Success, the Assistant Vice President for Student Success, two representative from the Faculty Senate, a representative from the Staff Council, the President, Student Veteran Organization (SVO), two Student Representative from SVO, and a representative from the Deans’ Council.

Members will be appointed by the Vice President for Student Engagement & Success. Members not designated by job title will serve three-year staggered renewable terms.

Chair: Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Success

Responsible University Official: Vice President for Student Engagement and Success



Term, if applicable

DeGaish, Ann

Associate Vice President for Student Engagement & Success (Chair)


Kane-Evans, Mandy

Veterans Affairs Coordinator


Reyna, Oscar

Executive Director of Admissions


Chapa, Missy

University Registrar


Long, Penny

Director of Financial Assistance


Hill, Patricia

Director of Academic Advising and Transition Center


Fortiscue, John

Assistant Vice President for Student Success


Reyes, Rick

University Center Operations


Cox, Rachel

Director of Disability Services


Sharpe, Theresa

Counseling & Health Center Representative


Regalado, John

Executive Director of Academic Advising


Howe, Terri

Director of Career Services


Majors, Stephanie

I-CARE Case Manager


Scanlon, Marissa

PASS Program Representative


Dillard, Jeff

Faculty Advisor (USVO)

Aug - 2018

Holzheuser, Christina

Finance and Administration Representative

Aug - 2020

Foster, Delaney

Student Engagement and Success Representative

 Aug - 2018 

Crane, Kathleen

Faculty Senate Representative

Aug - 2017


Faculty Representative

Aug - 2018

Boulan, Timothy

Staff Council Representative

Aug - 2018

Reyna, Tommy

President, Student Veteran Organization (SVO)

Aug - 2018

Bachner, Micah

SVO Student Representative

Aug - 2018

Snead, Julia

SVO Student Representative

Aug - 2018


College Deans’ Council Representative

Aug - 2017

Last Updated: 04/09/2018