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1802 Ave I  •  LSC Suite 303, Campus Box 2237  •  Huntsville, TX 77341-2237
Phone: (936) 294-1784  •  Fax: (936) 294-3818

Exceptional Student Assistants(936) 294-1784


Brande Valdez  |  Resume

Brande is a graduate student and originally from Huntsville, TX. She received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2017 from SHSU. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in accounting. She has worked as a Student Assistant for the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs since November 2013. After graduation, she plans to begin working for Ernst & Young in downtown Houston as a Staff I Auditor. During her free time, she enjoys working out, hanging out with friends & family, and watching Netflix.


Fernando Varela  |  Resume

Fernando is a Huntsville native, and is currently a senior at SHSU majoring in Accounting. He is the Fundraising Officer for Beta Alpha Psi and also a member of SH ELITE since 2014. He has worked in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for almost two years. Fernando plans to continue his education and enter the master’s program for Accounting here at Sam.  He enjoys playing sports, watching live music, and spending time with friends and family.


Alexis Woods  |  Resume

Alexis is a junior from the Houston area. Her major is Education with an emphasis on 4-8 Math. She plans on teaching immediately following graduation in an elementary school, and working her way up to college, eventually making time to pursue her master's degree. On campus, she is involved in several organizations including: TAFE, the Psychology Club, and formerly a Welcome Week Leader with Student Activities. Her hobbies include spending time with friends and family, attending her home church, and listening to all types of music.


Amanda Lee  |  Resume

Amanda is originally from Jacksonville, Texas. She is currently majoring in Marketing and will graduate in 2021. She is a part of the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College and a member of the Student Alumni Association. Amanda is proud to be a BEARKAT and is excited for her future years at Sam Houston State University!


David Eller  |  Resume

David is a junior Interdisciplinary Agriculture major from Silsbee, Texas. He is your incoming Student Body President, an Orange Key Official University Ambassador, a Mentor for the Freshman Leadership Program, part of the Elliot T. Bowers Honors College, and a part of several University Committees. David plans to get his masters in Higher Education in Student Affairs and return back to his Alma Mater here at SHSU where he wants to continue his career.


Steven Jaco  |  Resume

Steven is currently a junior majoring in Computer Animation. He loves spending time with his family and friends. Some of his hobbies include watching movies, TV shows and listening to music. He enjoys creating a variety of graphics for the Office of Student Affairs and is excited to continue working in the office to advance his graphics and marketing skills. After graduation Steven hopes to get a job at Bouncing Pixels and create work for other companies and museums and eventually he hopes to have his own animation firm.