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

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, Special Events Manager, Office of the President
Donna Gilbert, Director of Membership and Engagement

Joshua Cooley, Military Science
Julie Hlozek, Disability Services
Kevin Morris, Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and Compliance
Stephanie Knific, Director, Marketing for Enrollment/Academics

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

Student Representatives
Zacarey Mocci, Homecoming King
Maci Cummings, Homecoming Queen

Brian Starr, President, Alumni Board of Directors

To Report Errors
All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Lila Alvarado