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Orientation Planning Committee 2020-2021

Shelton Lewis, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions, Chair

Jen LaGrange Aguirre, Supervisor, IT Assistance Center (R)
Lindley Alyea, Coordinator, Instructional Programs (R)
Scott Ayers, Director, IT Business Operations (R)
April Barnes, Director, Texas Success Initiative Program (T)
David Beadle, Coordinator, Student Learning Assistance Center
Amy Beck, Supervior, Academic Advising (R)
Jen Beck, Director, Retention Management and Planning (T)
Brittney Birdwell, Student Development Specialist II, LBJ Student Center (T)
Mary Ellen Cavitt, Associate Vice President for Academic Success and Dean, University College (T)
Kyle Estes, Interim Director, Housing and Residential Life (R)
Autumn Guel, Senior Lecturer, University College (T)
Jaimie Haider, Director, PACE Advising (T)
Laurie Hindson, Assistant Director, Athletic Academic Center
Russell Hodges, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (R)
Louis Jimenez, University Registrar, University Registrar (T)
Byron Kerr, Assistant Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships (R)
Melanie Liddle, Student Development Specialist II, Honors College (R)
Sandra Martinez, Manager, ID Services (T)
Bethany Mellum, Supervisor, McCoy Academic Advising Center (R)
Reed Rallojay, Alumni Relations Officers, Alumni Relations (R)
Eli Trenado, Assistant Director, Housing and Residential Life (R)
Scott Trimble, Program Specialist, Testing, Evaluation, and Measurement Center (T)
Ben Underwood, Coordinator Housing Camps and Conferences, Housing and Residential Life (T)
Mariela Villanueva-Beltran, Coordinator, Student Business Services
Josie Wielinski, Coordinator, Campus Recreation (R)
Jennifer Wood, Assistant Director, Retention Management and Planning (R)
To Be Named, Coordinator, New Student Orientation (T)
To Be Named, Coordinator, New Student Orientation (T)
To Be Named, Representative, Faculty Senate (R)

Ex Officio:
Stephanie Anderson, Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management/Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Kristi Boyd, Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Scott Ham, Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Student Members:
Andrew Gryce, Representative, Student Government
To Be Named, Representative, Orientation Coordinator
To Be Named, Representative, Orientation Coordinator
To Be Named, Representative, Underrepresented Student Advisory Council
To Be Named, Representative, University Ambassadors

Reviews policies and programming for New Student Orientation. The committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions and the Coordinator of Orientation by recommending policy and programming, assisting in the implementation of orientation, recommends broad policies and fees to the President's Cabinet, and establishes the orientation calendar. The committee reports to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing. Committee typically meets twice per long semester; members serve one-year terms.