Advisory Board

Advisory Board


The mission of the Advisory Board is to build a strong foundation of mutual support and communication between the university and the local community.


The Advisory Board will assist the Center for Community Engagement with the following goals:

  1. Promote the vision of SHSU as an "engaged" campus
  2. Cultivate and maintain strong, mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations
  3. Identify resources for the support of the Center's community outreach initiatives


Name Position
Mac Woodward Mayor of Huntsville and Director of the Museum
Danny Pierce Judge for Walker County
Scott Dornbush Ministerial Alliance
1st United Methodist Church Pastor
Carol Smith Chamber of Commerce
Dave Smith Executive Director of Good Shepherd Mission
Joleen Miller Executive Director of SAAFE House
Doris Collins Small Business Alliance Downtown
Owner of Fabric Carousel
Karin Williams Past President of the School Board
Tom Waddill Managing Editor of the Huntsville Item
Linda Pease Member of the Arts Council
Morris Johnson Retired Principal, Sam Houston Elementary School
Clint McRae Sheriff for Walker County
Mike Upshaw Deputy Director of Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Nelson Amaya President of Walker County Unidos
Director of the Educational Workforce Council of the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Brown Chief Executive Officer, Huntsville Memorial Hospital
Michelle Spencer Executive Director, Boys and Girls Club
John Escobedo President of Huntsville's League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Rosa Valles Principal of Gibbs Pre-Kindergarten Center
Consuelo Malecek Region 6-21st Century Specialist
Linda Dodson City Librarian
Janiece Felder Store Manager of Target

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