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Program Council Board 2010




Top: Andrea Richardson

Middle (L to R): Josh Whitely, Stephanie Elizondo, April Lozano, Courtney Hill, Tra Thomas, Charles Martinez

Bottom: Karen Miller, Lori Brooks







Andi Richardson

PC Executive Director

Originally from Houston, Texas Andrea R. Richardson is entering her senior year at Sam Houston State University. Andrea is involved in numerous organizations on campus including Program Council, where she is excited to take on her new position as the Executive Director. She is also involved in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, serving as the President, the National Black MBA Association, as the Executive Vice President, and a recently invited Orange Key member. Andrea is majoring in Marketing with a minor on Spanish. She enjoys being active on campus, so that she can give back to the university and the community it serves. Andrea has been offered and accepted a third internship at The Coca-Cola Company were she actively helps on innovative projects for the Minute Maid Company. During her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, shopping, eating sushi, and spending time with those close to her.



Tra Thomas

PC Director of Marketing & Public Relations

My name is ATraviya "Tra" Thomas. I am a junior majoring in Math minor in Kinesiology. My favorite sport is basketball, favorite candy is bubble gum, favorite color is red. I LOVE TO SMILE AND HAVE A GOOD TIME!!!!

Charles Martinez

PC Director of Retention

My name is Charles Martinez. I was born and raised in Houston, Texas. I am a senior majoring in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. When I'm not in class or working in the Program Council office I like to either be doing some sort of physical activity or in my room playing video games.


Courtney Hill

Spirit & Traditions Chair

Courtney Hill is from Missouri City, Texas. She is currently a senior double majoring in Dance and History. This is Courtney's second year to serve as the Education Chair of Program Council. She is a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, and serves as the Public Relations Chair, Golden Key International Honor Society, and Alpha Lambda Delta First Year Students Honor Society. After graduating in May 2011, Courtney plans to obtain a Masters of Science in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship and possibly a Ph.D. in Education.

Jake Schnoor

Education Chair

New to PC!! Bio and pic coming soon!



Josh Whitley

Social Chair

Joshua is a senior here at Sam Houston State University majoring in Marketing. He is also the Vice President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and the Director of Marketing for the National Association for Black Accountants. He is from the Houston, Texas area and enjoys traveling as well as meeting new people. This is his third year with Program Council and his second year on the board.


Stephanie Elizondo

Academic Correspondence Chair

Hi! I'm Stephanie Elizondo, and I am a Junior majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish. I am from Plano, Tx, and my family is the most important thing to me! I am a proud member of the Delta Kappa chapter of Alpha Chi Omega. I am the Academic Correspondent for Program Council, so I guess you can say that I am a nerd :)


Lori Brooks

Multicultural Co-Chair

New to PC!! Bio and pic coming soon!

Karen Miller

Multicultural Co-Chair

Karen is a senior majoring in Communication Studies, minoring in Sociology. She is the vice-president of the Japanese Culture Club and plans to work overseas in Japan through the JET Program upon graduation. In her spare time, she enjoys studying Japanese, playing with her dog, Daily, and listening to music of all kinds.



April Lozano

Entertainment Co-Chair

New to PC!! Bio and pic coming soon!

Zach Crowder

Entertainment Co-Chair


New to PC!! Bio and pic coming soon!



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