Staff

Program Council Student Board

2019

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Name: Amy Lam

Position: President of Program Council

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Communication Studies with a minor in Management

Classification: Senior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Management.

Future Plans after Graduation: My goal after graduation is to attain a Master's degree in Business Administration and to one day work for McKinsey & Company.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I love being involved and to gain more leadership experience specifically in event planning. I am ecstatic to know that the student body is having fun, being involved, and creating memories by our events. It is a joy and an honor to be a part of this team.

Other Affiliations: Chi Alpha

Hobbies: Attempting to cook, watching Buzzfeed videos, and exploring new places/cultures.

Fun Fact About Me: I genuinely believe that humor is key! Therefore, I enjoy telling corny puns. 

Danny

Name: Daniel Figueroa

Position: Vice President of Program Council

Hometown: Laredo, TX

Major: Computer Science

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2020 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science. 

Future Plans after Graduation: I desire to pursue my Master’s degree in Computing and Information Science and invest in designing programs for the mobile industry.  

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I wanted to become more involved on-campus. Service to others is my specialty; this was my opportunity to give back to a community who has done so much for me.

Other Affiliations: Chi Alpha

Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, and binge watching YouTube/Netflix

Fun Fact About Me: Just because I randomly start singing doesn’t mean I know how to sing. 

 XenaFY18

Name: Xena Matamoros

Position: Senior Programming Chair of Program Council

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: Mass Communication

Classification: Senior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with a minor in Spanish.

Future Plans after Graduation: After graduation I plan on going back home to obtain my masters in Higher Education. 

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because I wanted to become more involved. I love socializing and getting to know people. With this job I can truly encourage everyone to continue their studies.  

Other Affiliations: Orientation Leader, National Broadcasting Society, Kappa Delta Chi

Hobbies: Crafts

Fun Fact About Me: I've been trying to learn how to swim since I was 10, but no luck yet. 

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Name: Oz Olivares

Position: Entertainment Chair, Program Council

Hometown: Richmond, TX

Major: Computer Science

Classification: Freshman

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: Spring 2022, Bachelors of Science in Computer Science

Future Plans after Graduation: Obtain an entry-level job with a technology company and gain work experience to then work with big robotics companies as a Programmer or Coder.

Why I Joined Program Council: I enjoy being involved on campus and planning events for students while also strengthening my social skills as preparation for my future professional career.

Other Affiliations: Not On My Campus, Mexican Student Association, Chi Alpha Brigade

Hobbies: Listening to music, working out, volunteering, walking my dog, watching documentaries

Fun Fact About Me: I can solve a 3x3 Rubik's cube in 47 seconds!

 Yvonne

Name: Yvonne Breton

Position: Arts & Recreation Chair, Program Council

Hometown: Spring, TX

Major: Criminal Justice

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: I plan to graduate with my bachelor's degree in 2019.

Future Plans after Graduation: After graduating, I plan on finding a job with a focus on troubled youth in the field of Criminal Justice.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council because of the exciting events I've seen them host on campus. I wanted to challenge myself and put myself out there to be more involved with my university.

Other Affiliations: I’m a member of the Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement, Chi Alpha, The National Society of Leadership and Success, National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Hobbies: Two of my main hobbies include biking and watching an unhealthy amount of Netflix.

Fun Fact About Me: I love the TV show, F.R.I.E.N.D.S., and I've watched all 10 seasons seven times!

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Name: Brooke Brown

Position: Education, Program Council

Hometown: Floresville, TX

Major: Mass Communication

Classification: Freshman

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: May 2022 in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations and Advertising.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined program council because I saw it as an opportunity to gain experience planning and coordinating events, and is also seemed fun working with other Sam Houston students. 

Other Affiliations: Powerlifting team, Chi Alpha, Student Alumni Association.

Hobbies: I like to watch movies and workout. :)

Fun Fact About Me: ​I want to travel the world one day.

Victoria

Name: Victoria Skinner

Position: Spirit and Traditions Chair, Program Council

Hometown: Katy, TX

Major: Finance

Classification: Junior

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: My anticipated graduation date is Spring 2020. I will be graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined Program Council to become more involved on campus and meet new people. I believe that Program Council will be able to help me branch out even more and give me the opportunity to make connections and gain skills that will better me in the future and my career.

Other Affiliations: Banking and Finance Club

Hobbies: My hobbies involve DIY projects and crafting, baking, and playing with my dog

Fun Fact About Me: ​A fun fact about me is that my favorite TV Show is The Bachelorette!!

 Shyanna

Name: Shyanna Mutz

Position: Social Chair, Program Council

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Major: History

Classification: Sophomore

Anticipated Graduation and Name of Degree I plan to attain: I plan to graduate in May of 2020 with a Bachelors of Arts in History and a minor in Political Science

Future Plans after Graduation: I hope to go to graduate school to obtain my masters in museum studies.

Why I Joined Program Council: I joined program council because I want to be more involved in the university, gain leadership skills, and be a part of something that gives back to this amazing campus.

Other Affiliations: Alpha Lambda Delta, Bearkat History Club, Society of Forensic Science

Hobbies: Photography and Writing 

Fun Fact About Me: I am first generation college student.