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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

Name

Membership

Term, if applicable

DeGaish, Ann

Associate Vice President for Student Engagement & Success (Chair)

N/A

Kane-Evans, Mandy

Veterans Affairs Coordinator

N/A

Reyna, Oscar

Executive Director of Admissions

N/A

Rendon, Michael

University Registrar

N/A

Long, Penny

Director of Financial Assistance

N/A

Hill, Patricia

Director of Academic Advising and Transition Center

N/A

Fortiscue, John

Assistant Vice President for Student Success

N/A

Reyes, Rick

University Center Operations

N/A

Cox, Rachel

Director of Disability Services

N/A

Sharpe, Theresa

Counseling & Health Center Representative

N/A

Regalado, John

Executive Director of Academic Advising

N/A

Howe, Terri

Director of Career Services

N/A

Majors, Stephanie

I-CARE Case Manager

N/A

Scanlon, Marissa

PASS Program Representative

N/A

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

Yu, Helen

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

Vacant

College Deans’ Council Representative

Aug - 2017

Last Updated: 07/18/2017