Staff

Program Council Student Board
2020-2021

Meagan Blythe

Meagan Blythe

Full Name:  Meagan Blythe
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her
Hometown (for name badge):  New Braunfels
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because they have the best criminal justice program in Texas.
Major/Minor:  Criminal Justice/Psychology
Fun Fact:  I was born in Cambodia
Why you joined PC:  I joined PC because I wanted to become more involved at school.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  Tree of Light
Future Plans:  Though it has changed a few times, I think I'd like to be a lawyer.
Classification:  Sophomore

Clarisa Galindo

Clarisa Galindo

Full Name:  Clarisa Galindo
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her
Hometown (for name badge):  Houston, Texas
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because of the diversity and the many opportunities they provide for their students
Major/Minor:  Marketing
Fun Fact:  I play the clarinet
Why you joined PC:  I joined Program Council because I enjoy giving back to others and being part of the campus community
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  My favorite campus tradition is the Tree of Light.
Future Plans:  I want to continue my education by getting an MBA and hope to one day work for Disney
Classification:  Senior

Taylor Nelson

TaylorNelson

Full Name:  Taylor Nelson
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her/Hers
Hometown (for name badge):  Houston, Texas
Why you chose SHSU:  Sam offers a wonderful program towards my major and has a very welcoming spirit that I wanted to be a part of.
Major/Minor:  Mass Communication with a concentration in Multiplatform Journalism
Fun Fact:  I performed as a paid actress at the Ensemble Theater.
Why you joined PC:  I was super interested in meeting new people. I also wanted to be a part of something that could bring me out of my comfort zone and be more creative with my peers.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  I love Build-A-Bae! I have so many Build-A-Bears at home from my childhood.
Future Plans:  I plan on being able to grow and learn many skills as an individual to apply into my future setting. While growing at Sam, I want to help educate and encourage other students to be involved as well.
Classification:  Junior

Ramon Patino

Ramon Patino

Full Name:  Ramon Patino
Preferred Pronouns:  He/Him
Hometown (for name badge):  San Antonio, Tx
Why you chose SHSU:  I wanted to do something in public service, and knowing that Sam Houston State had the best criminal justice program in the state and top one in the nation, it was the right decision for me.
Major/Minor:  My Major is Criminal Justice.
Fun Fact:  I was a Bexar County Sheriff's Office Explorer for 2 years.
Why you joined PC:  I wanted to be more involved with the campus and as well to further expand my experience of being a PC Member.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  My favorite PC event is PC Cinema simply because I am a movie fanatic and I enjoy watching them.
Future Plans:  Looking ahead, I plan on being involved with law enforcement and becoming a police officer.
Classification:  Currently, I am a Sophomore.

Carson Reid

Carson Reid

Full Name:  My full name is Carson Cole Reid.
Preferred Pronouns:  My preferred pronouns are he/him.
Hometown (for name badge):  My hometown is The Woodlands, Texas.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because they have a highly ranked criminal justice program.
Major:  Criminal Justice
Minor:  Psychology
Fun Fact:  A fun fact about me is I have a collection of vinyl records.
Why you joined PC:  I joined Program Council to become more involved on campus coupled with the opportunity to work during the school year.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  I enjoy the PC cinema events, as I enjoy watching movies with others.
Future Plans:  My future plans are to become a lawyer, a rockstar, and a UFC fighter all at the same time, because why sell myself short doing just one?
Classification:  I am classified as a Junior.

Celeste Rodriguez

Celeste Rodriguez

Full Name:  My name is Celeste Rodriguez.
Preferred Pronouns:  My preferred pronouns are she/her.
Hometown (for name badge):  I am from Houston, Texas.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because their criminal justice program was spoken highly of from one my favorite high school teachers.
Major/Minor:  My major is Criminal Justice.
Fun Fact:  My brain is like The Bermuda Triangle...Information goes in and then it is never found again.
Why you joined PC:  I joined the Program Council because I believe this would be an amazing opportunity to be a part of our campus and to help make memories for fellow students.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  One of my favorite campus traditions would be the Tree of Light ceremony.
Future Plans:  My future plans include finding a career that I am passionate about.
Classification:  I am a sophomore.

Alyssa Woodley

Alyssa Woodley

Full Name:  Alyssa Woodley
Preferred Pronouns:  She/her
Hometown (for name badge):  Cedar Creek, Tx.
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because I knew that I could get more out of the Criminal Justice program here than anywhere else.
Major/Minor:  Victim Studies
Fun Fact:  I have 6 brothers and no sisters!
Why you joined PC:  I joined PC because I wanted to participate in college while also contributing to the creation of events on campus.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  My favourite PC event is PC Cinema because it's the same feeling as going to the movies but with students and friends.
Future Plans:  My future plans are to get a job in the Criminal Justice field and use it to help those who need it.
Classification:  Sophomore

Jasriel Williams

Jasriel Williams

Full Name:  Jasriel Williams
Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her
Hometown (for name badge):  Beaumont, TX
Why you chose SHSU:  I chose SHSU because they have a great Animal Science program and many diverse organizations, programs, and resources that help you with any future endeavors.
Major/Minor:  Major: Animal Science with a Pre-vet concentration.
Fun Fact:  fun fact: I paint and draw in my free time.
Why you joined PC:  I joined PC because I enjoyed the teamwork and positivity that surrounded everyone, and the events hosted. I like how PC works hard to bring entertainment for all the students and staff at SHSU.
Favorite campus tradition/PC event:  My favorite campus tradition is the lighting of the tree during the Christmas holidays. My favorite PC event is the week of LSC Takeover.
Future Plans:  I plan to go on and continuing school until I get my PhD. to become a Veterinarian. I want to work with large farm animals and then later on open my own animal clinic.
Classification:  Sophomore