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About Us

The Office of Community Relations connects university resources to local community needs to increase the quality of life and enrich all San Marcos citizens.

The Office of Community Relations builds bridges between the university and the community by engaging in numerous outreach efforts including those with neighborhood associations, nonprofit organizations, area schools, businesses and residents.


The Office of Community Relations was established in June of 2001 and is located in The River House at 304 N. CM Allen Parkway.


Kim Porterfield



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Our Staff

Kim Porterfield Director
Maggie M. Gellespie Administrative Assistant III
Lemondria Hobbs Public Relations and Outreach Coordinator
Meghan Bates Training and Development Coordinator
Mariana Zamora Higher Education Awareness Program Coordinator
Joseph H. Pomar Special Assistant to Director