Staff

Program Council Student Board

2017-2018

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Name: Amy Lam

Position:President of Program Council

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Communication Studies with a minor in Management

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2019 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Management.

Future Plans after Graduation: My goal after graduation is to attain a Master's degree in Business Administration and to one day work for McKinsey & Company.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I love being involved and to gain more leadership experience specifically in event planning. I am ecstatic to know that the student body is having fun, being involved, and creating memories by our events. It is a joy and an honor to be a part of this team.

Other Affiliations: Chi Alpha

Hobbies: Attempting to cook, watching Buzzfeed videos, and exploring new places/cultures.

Fun Fact About Me: I genuinely believe that humor is key! Therefore, I enjoy telling corny puns. 

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Name: A'zha Cain

Position: Vice President of Program Council

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Major: Mass Communications 

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: I anticipate to graduate Fall 2018 with a B.A in mass communication 

Future Plans after Graduation: After I graduate I plan on receiving my masters and becoming a public relations director.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined program council because it was designed to engage and inform the student body and I consider it an honor to be able to count tribute my time and ideas. 

Other Affiliations: None at this time.


Hobbies: I enjoy dancing and working out in my free time.

Fun Fact About Me: I am the tallest and the youngest girl within my family and friends.  

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Name: Xena Matamoros

Position: Senior Programming Chair of Program Council

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Mass Communication

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and a Minor in Secondary Education

Future Plans after Graduation: After graduation I plan on going back home to obtain my masters in Higher Education. 

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I wanted to become more involved. I love socializing and getting to know people. With this job I can truly encourage everyone to continue their studies.  

Other Affiliations: Orientation Leader, National Broadcasting Society, Kappa Delta ChiHobbies: Crafts

Fun Fact About Me: I've been trying to learn how to swim since I was 10, but no luck yet. 

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Name: Marcus Joseph

Position: Entertainment Chair, Program Council

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Major: Graphic Design

Classification: Senior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: Spring 2019 with a degree in Bachelor of Graphic Design.

Future Plans after Graduation: I plan on starting my very own clothing line after I graduate. My biggest goal in life is to create a long lasting brand that caters to all audiences. 

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I figured it would be a great way to get out and meet new people. I've always wanted to plan events that could bring someone else joy. I noticed that all of the workers within the Program Council are always happy and joyful at the events that the program hosts around campus. Once I saw that, I told myself that I needed to join. I'll make it my job to give my fellow students something fun to look forward to.

Other Affiliations: SHSU Wrestling Club

Hobbies: I like to paint and check out new movies and shows.

Fun Fact About Me: I've been on the Dean's List every semester that I've been in college so far.

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Name: Yvonne Breton

Position: Arts & Recreation Chair, Program Council

Hometown: Spring, TX

Major: Criminal Justice

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: I plan to graduate with my bachelor's degree in 2020.Future Plans after Graduation: After graduating, I plan on finding a job with a focus on troubled youth in the field of Criminal Justice.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because of the exciting events I've seen them host on campus. I wanted to challenge myself and put myself out there to be more involved with my university.

Other Affiliations: I’m a member of the Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement, Chi Alpha, The National Society of Leadership and Success, National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Hobbies: Two of my main hobbies include biking and watching an unhealthy amount of Netflix.

Fun Fact About Me: I love the TV show, F.R.I.E.N.D.S., and I've watched all 10 seasons seven times!

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Name: Daniel Figueroa

Position: Social Chair, Program Council

Hometown: Laredo, TX

Major: Computer Science

Classification: Sophomore

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2020 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science and a Minor in Spanish. 

Future Plans after Graduation: I desire to pursue my Master’s degree in Computing and Information Science and invest in designing programs for the mobile industry.  

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I wanted to become more involved on-campus. Service to others is my specialty; this was my opportunity to give back to a community who has done so much for me.

Other Affiliations: Chi Alpha

Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, and binge watching YouTube/Netflix

Fun Fact About Me: Just because I randomly start singing doesn’t mean I know how to sing. 

AndreaJames

Name: Andrea James

Position: Spirit and Traditions Chair, Program Council

Hometown: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Major: Family and Consumer Science

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: My anticipated graduation date is May of 2019. I will obtain a Family and Consumer Science degree with a General Business Minor.Future Plans after Graduation: My plans after graduation are to finish setting up my wedding and event planning business and to make connections around the Houston area for clients.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council to give me event planning experience before making it my career, and to build my profile by planning different styles of events.

Other Affiliations: My other affiliations are with the Food Pantry@SHSU as the vice president, a board member for the student event planners association, and a member of Sigma Alpha Pi and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.  

Hobbies: My hobbies are event planning, sewing, violin, and calligraphy. 

Fun Fact About Me: I am from Canada, my favorite food is ice cream and I love all things Disney. 

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Name: Shyanna Mutz

Position: Education Chair, Program Council

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Major: History

Classification: Freshman

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: I plan to graduate in May of 2021 with a Bachelors of Arts in History and a minor in Political Science

Future Plans after Graduation: I hope to go to graduate school to obtain my masters in museum studies.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined program council because I want to be more involved in the university, gain leadership skills, and be a part of something that gives back to this amazing campus.

Other Affiliations: Alpha Lambda Delta, Bearkat History Club, Society of Forensic Science

Hobbies: Photography and Writing 

Fun Fact About Me: I am first generation college student.