Director of Leadership Initiatives
Meredith Conrey, Director of Leadership Initiatives, is originally from Houston, Texas. 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 worked at Baylor University in Campus Living & Learning. In her free time, Meredith enjoys watching basketball and football, reading, baking, and spending time with family and friends.
Associate Director of Leadership Initiatives
Max Walling, Associate Director of Leadership Initiatives, grew up in Houston, Texas. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University and his masters of Public Administration from Ball State University in Indiana. Prior to working at SHSU, Max worked in Residence Life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and in Student Engagement at the Arizona State University School of Sustainability. In his free time, Max can be found watching a baseball game, reading a good book, enjoying time with his wife and loved ones, and playing with his basset hound, Astro.
Emily Snider, Program Specialist for Leadership Initiatives, is initially from George West, Texas. She received a bachelor’s degree in Human Geography and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Sam Houston State University. Emily began her career shortly after graduating with her bachelor’s degree in 2016 by joining the Department of Leadership Initiatives. While not working, Emily enjoys attending concerts with friends and driving to new places in her car, Frodo the Fusion.
Brittni MacLeod, Program Specialist for Leadership Initiatives, is originally from Mineral Wells, Texas. She received both her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech University and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree. Before joining Leadership Initiatives, Brittni worked at the Academic Success Center at SHSU and in advising at Texas Tech University. In her free time, Brittni enjoys Harry Potter marathons, weekend trips to Austin, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.