Ring Committee


Appointed by:  President

Reports to:  Vice President for Student Affairs

Number of Members:  20

Faculty:  2

Staff:  16

Students:  2

Ex-Officio:  1

Updated:  September 1, 2023


Purpose. To organize the University Ring Ceremony, co-sponsored by the Vice President for Student Affairs office and the SHSU Alumni Association. This is a working committee that coordinates, implements, and promotes the Official University Ring Ceremony held annually.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments. These appointments are made by virtue of position.


Committee Members


Co-Chairs
Charlie Vienne, Associate Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Rachel Valle, Director, Student Activities

Faculty Representatives
Samuel Adu-Prah, Chair, Faculty Senate
Melinda Miller, College of Education

Staff Representatives
Stacie Haynes, President, Staff Senate

Ed Chatal, Associate Director of Facilities for Recreational Sports
Debbie Nichols, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs
Tabitha Shanley, Director of Creative Services, SHSU Online
Donna Gilbert, Director of Membership and Engagement

Joshua Cooley, Military Science
Tabitha Shanley, Executive Director of University Events
Julie Hlozek, Disability Services
Kevin Morris, Director, Public Safety Services
Stephanie Knific, Director, Marketing and Communications

Megan Buro, Marketing Manager, Sam Houston Memorial Museum
John Adams, Director, Facilities Campus Services

Student Representatives
Braden Wright, Homecoming King
Uri-El Jackson, Homecoming Queen

Ex-Officio
Brian Starr, President-Elect, Alumni Board of Directors

To Report Errors
All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Lila Alvarado
lca007@shsu.edu
936-294-1536