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Leadership

2017-2018 Theme Co-Chairs

Dr. Shannon FitzPatrick

Shannon FitzPatrick, J.D.
Director, Office of the Attorney for Students
512.245.2370
shannon.fitz@txstate.edu

Dr. Nathan Pino

Nathan Pino, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Sociology
512.245.2113
np11@txstate.edu

Dr. Joseph Topinka

Joseph Topinka, M.B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Health Administration
512.245.3494
josephtopinka@txstate.edu


Director of the Common Experience

Twister Marquiss

Twister Marquiss, M.F.A.
Director of the Common Experience
Senior Lecturer, University College
Faculty in Department of English / Honors College
512.245.3579
twister@txstate.edu


Common Reading Coordinator

Erika Nielson

Erika Nielson, Ph.D.
Common Reading Coordinator
Senior Lecturer, University College
Faculty in Department of Curriculum and Instruction
512.245.3579
erika.nielson@txstate.edu


Co-Chairs of the Common Experience

Through Summer 2017

Dr. Ron Brown

Ron Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President, Academic Services
512.245.2205
RonBrown@txstate.edu

Diann McCabe

Diann McCabe, M.F.A.
Director of Academic Development
Honors College
512.245.2266
dm14@txstate.edu

Dr. Pam Wuestenberg

Pam Wuestenberg, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Department of Health and Human Performance
512.245.8967
pw02@txstate.edu


Creative Staff

Devin Baumann
Web Content Developer

Kelsey Huckaby
Curator, Gallery of the Common Experience

Jessica Loechel
Graphic Designer

Jennifer Servellon
Social Media Coordinator


2017-2018 Common Experience Committee

Debbie Alley
Chair, Department of Theatre & Dance

Lisa Ancelet
Head of Research, Instruction, & Outreach, Alkek Library

Dr. Audwin L. Anderson
Director, Center for Diversity & Gender Studies
Department of Sociology

Dr. Margarita Arellano
Associate Vice President, Student Affairs
Dean of Students

Jose L. Banales
Director, University Police

Devin Baumann
Common Experience Assistant, University College

Dr. Brandon Beck

Dr. Sherri H. Benn
Assistant Vice President / Director
Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion
ADA Coordinator

Dr. Janet R. Bezner
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Dr. Kambra K. Bolch
Associate Dean, Academic Programs
University College

Breanta Boss
Masters Student

Dr. Brenda K. Boucher
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Dr. Ronald Brown
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services

Dr. Michael E. Burns
Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies

Kristy Caldwell
Associate Director, Campus Recreation

Jo Ann Carson
Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy

Joe E. Carter
Custodian, LBJ Student Center

Dr. Mitchell B. Chamlin
Professor, School of Criminal Justice

Dr. Lynn Crossett
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Director, Legal Studies Program

Chad M. Dawkins
Art Gallery Coordinator, School of Art & Design

Dr. William H. DeSoto
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Dr. David Donnelly
Professor, Department of Physics

Dr. Emily A. Ehmer
Assistant Professor
School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Dr. Yvonne Eixmann
Lecturer, Department of Management

Johanna R. Fauerso
Associate Professor, School of Art & Design

Rebecca Fenton

Charles Flanagan

Lorin Flores
Undergraduate Librarian, Alkek Library

Burel J. Ford Jr. 
Student Development Specialist I
Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion

Kym Fox
Associate Professor of Practice,
School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Dr. Jesse Gainer
Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Daniel Guerrero
Assistant Dean of Students
Texas State Leadership Institute

Margo K. Handwerker
Program Faculty, School of Art & Design

Jeanne M. Heinen
Development Officer, Annual Giving

Dr. Jeffrey L. Helgeson
Associate Professor, Department of History

Dr. Don Inbody
Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science
Coordinator, Discourse in Democracy Series

Marla Johnson
Hays Caldwell Women's Center

Dr. Ronald A. Johnson
Associate Professor, Department of History

Dr. Vincent Luizzi
Professor, Department of Philosophy

Dr. Joey Martin
Professor, School of Music

Laramie A. McWilliams
Student Development Specialist I, Dean of Students

Dr. Amy M. Meeks
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology

Mark J. Menjivar
Assistant Professor, School of Art & Design

Alex Molina
Undergraduate Student, Political Science

Dr. Russell Moses
Lecturer, Department of Philosophy

Nadine D. Mozon
Associate Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance

Michelle Ney
Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance

Erika Nielson
Doctoral Candidate, Developmental Education

Chiemezuo Orioha
Junior, Texas State University

Peter Pereira
Assistant Director, LBJ Student Center

Kathryn Price

John C. Rahmann Jr. 
Director, LBJ Student Center

Dr. Clint M. Reneau
Director, Office of Disability Services

Kate Robbins
Career Counselor, Career Services

Tafari Diop R. Reed Robertson
Junior, Texas State University

Melissa Rodriguez

Charlie Salas
Associate Director, LBJ Student Center

Dr. Brenda K. Scheuermann
Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Dr. Christine S. Sellers
School Director-Professor, School of Criminal Justice

Jesse Silva
Assistant Director
Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion

Dr. Stella Silva
Associate Director
Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion

LeAnne Smith
Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance

Michelle Sotolongo
Student Development Specialist I, Honors College

Grant A. Tuma
Senior, Texas State University

Sarah Uphoff

Scott Vandenberg
Lighting Supervisor, College of Fine Arts & Communication 

Margaret A. Vaverek
Librarian, Alkek Library

Gloria R. Velasquez
Senior Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages

Trevon Walker
Assistant Director, Campus Recreation

Dr. Jeremy L. Wells
Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Nicole L. Wesley
Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre & Dance

Jonnie L. Wilson
Assistant Director
Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion

Olga M. Wilson
Senior Lecturer
School of Journalism & Mass Communication