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Our Team

Our goal is to help Texas State be a welcoming, diverse, safe place to work and learn. We are proud to reflect the various backgrounds found in our great state of Texas and beyond.

Our office is an Allies-designated Safe Office. Anyone with questions or concerns is welcome in our office any time.

For more information, contact us.

Equity and Inclusion team

Institutional Inclusive Excellence-Faculty & Staff Initiatives

Dr. Stella Silva

Dr. Stella Silva

Assistant Vice President, Institutional Inclusive Excellence-Faculty & Staff Initiatives

Interim Chief Diversity Officer

Dr. Silva manages the implementation of the strategic plan through programs such as Bring It Up Bobcats, Capacity Building for Inclusive Excellence and the Diversity Certification program for employees. 


LynnAnn Brewer

LynnAnn Brewer

Director of Talent Acquisition and Inclusion

Mrs. Brewer leads the Talent Acquisition and Inclusion team and the Affirmative Action Specialist to oversee the university staff's inclusive recruitment of diverse talent and support services for PeopleAdmin, HireRight, assessments, and training. 


Alicia Barthel

Alicia Barthel, PHR, CDR

Talent Acquisition and Inclusion Manager

Contact: afb48@txstate.edu512.408.0154

  • Recruitment strategies
  • PeopleAdmin support
  • HireRight - I-9 support
  • Applicant consultations
  • Community engagement
  • Bobcat J.E.D.I. Program
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Office Proficiency Assessments
Annalisa Turner’s headshot near the JCK pond

Annalisa Turner

Affirmative Action Specialist


Carol Alvarez

Carol Alvarez

Admin III

Deana Townsend

Senior Talent Acquisition and Inclusion Recruiter

Contact: dt1100@txstate.edu512.408.4116

  • Recruitment strategies
  • PeopleAdmin support - Job postings
  • HireRight support
  • Recruitment consultations
  • Job fairs


Cleighton Schedule

Graduate Assistant for Institutional Inclusive Excellence-Faculty & Staff Initiatives

Leah Brown

Talent Acquisition and Inclusion Recruiter

Contact: lb1365@txstate.edu512.408.4308

  • PeopleAdmin Support - Rec for hire process
  • HireRight Support - Pre-employment screening
  • Consultations and training
  • Job fairs

Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX

Alexander Hatcher, J.D.

Alexandria Hatcher, J.D.

Director and Title IX Coordinator

Alexandria oversees Title IX Compliance at Texas State University, including the supervision of investigation operations, annual reporting, compliance training and statistical reporting.

Kendra Wesson

Kendra Wesson, M.Ed.

Assistant Director and Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Kendra is responsible for processing the initial intake of complaints, processing annual reporting and statistical reporting and manages due process hearings,

Sarah Makepeace, M.Ed.

Compliance Specialist

Sarah investigates complaints, provides on- and off-campus resources, and manages live hearings.

Tim Scott, J.D.

Compliance Specialist

Tim investigates complaints, processes training requests and provides trainings to the campus community.