Staff

Meredith Conrey

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.

Meredith Conrey

Brian Weaver

Associate Director of Leadership Initiatives

Brian Weaver, Associate Director of Leadership Initiatives, is originally from Logansport, Indiana. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Valparaiso University in 2009 and a master’s degree in Sport Management from Western Illinois University in 2011. Prior to joining Leadership Initiatives, Brian worked in recreational sports at SHSU, Cornell University, and the University of Connecticut. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife Lucy, officiating basketball, going to the movies, and watching just about any sport.

Brian Weaver

Emily Snider

Program Specialist

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.

Emily Snider

Gabby Sauceda

Program Specialist

Gabby Sauceda, Program Specialist for Leadership Initiatives, is initially from Angleton, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2018 from Sam Houston State University. In between being a student and joining Leadership Initiatives, Gabby spent a year completing an internship with a local ministry. Outside of the office, Gabby enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending concerts, and cuddling dogs.

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