Associate Director for Leadership Initiatives
Meredith Conrey, M.S.
Meredith Conrey, originally from Houston, TX, oversees the Center for Leadership & Service in the Department of Leadership Initiatives at SHSU. She received both her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication in 2004 and her master’s degree in Educational Administration with a focus in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education in 2006 from Texas A&M University. Prior to working at SHSU, Meredith interned at Salem State University and worked/taught at Baylor University. In her free time, Meredith enjoys watching basketball and football, attending live concerts, baking, and spending time with family and friends.
Student Assistant for Leadership Programs
Nayeli Lopez is from Laredo, Texas. She is majoring in Spanish with two minors in Secondary Education and Music. Nayeli is passionate about leadership, and she will be presenting at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference in Arizona this spring. Throughout Nayeli’s undergraduate years, she has been very active with student organizations. She currently serves as President of SHSU’s Ballet Folklorico and is Secretary of the campus LULAC organization. Nayeli has also been a member of the Bearkat Marching Band, is a Diamond Kat with SHSU baseball, and serves as a mentor for transfer students through Emerging Leaders. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, playing her trumpet, and fashion design.
Student Assistant for Service Programs
Sarah is from the tiny town of Tarkington, TX and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. Since her first year at SHSU, Sarah has been involved with the Alternative Spring Break program, which sends teams of students to various locations across the United States to engage in community service for an entire week. Sarah has also served as the student mentor to the Bearkat Impact board, which provides service projects for students on campus. After graduation, she plans to work towards a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family, photography, watching sports, reading, and music.
Center for Leadership & Service:
Box 2507 SHSU
1802 Avenue I, LSC Suite 324