Contact Us

Division of University Advancement
Sam Houston State University
Box 2537
Bobby K. Marks Administration Building, Room 120
Huntsville, TX 77341-2537
(936) 294-3625
(936) 294-1993 Fax
https://www.shsu.edu/dept/university-advancement

Organizational Chart

 

AreaNameTitle

Office of University Advancement

Major Gifts
Planned Giving
Capital Campaign
Frank R. Holmes Vice President for University Advancement
Manage Administrative Duties for VP Kerry Berry  Executive Assistant
General University Advancement Questions Nicole Johnson Administrative Assistant II
 

Development

Major Gifts
Planned Giving
Capital Campaign
Thelma B. Mooney Associate VP for Development
Major Gifts
Planned Giving
Capital Campaign
Rhonda Ellisor Director of Major Gifts
Endowments and Scholarships
Donor Relations
Darlene K. Andrews  Director of Donor Relations
Annual Fund
Faculty/Staff Campaign
Cindy R. Truax  Director of Annual Giving
Calling Program
Senior Gift Campaign
Meggan E. Thompson Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Calling Program Elizabeth C. Reep Phonathon Manager
Athletics External Operations and Development Russell Martinez Associate Athletic Director for External Operations and Development
Major Gifts Lydia Montgomery Director of Development
Major Gifts Yvonne Garcia Director of Development
Major Gifts Jamie Dietrich Director of Development
Development and Donor Events Development Staff Support JoAnne Holly Capital Campaign Coordinator
Development and Donor Events Development Staff Support Endowments and Scholarships Chantel Finley Scholarship Coordinator
Development and Donor Events Development Staff Support Rachel Allison Administrative Coordinator

Advancement Services

Alumni & Donor Records
Reports
Patty Lewis Director of Advancement Services
Database Maintenance
Reports
Amanda Crowley Senior Donor Records Specialist
Gift Entry Tracey Murphy Donor Records Specialist
Gift Entry
Faculty/Staff Payroll Deductions
Joyce Smith Donor Records Specialist
Alumni Memberships Martha Mendiola Alumni Membership & Records Assistant
Prospect Research Ginger Harrell Johnson Development Research Analyst
Prospect Research Kenneth Rigali Development Research Analyst
 

Marketing & Communications

Communications
University Marketing
Kris Kaskel-Ruiz Associate VP for Marketing & Communications
Communications
University Marketing
Stephanie Knific Director, PIO Marketing & Communications
Today@Sam
Media Relations
Publicity
Heritage Magazine
Emily Binetti Associate Director of Communications
University Marketing
Social Media
Amanda Coleman Assistant Director of Marketing
Graphic Design Amy Bass-Wilson Assistant Director of Creative Services
Publications Writer
News Releases
Wes Hamilton Communications Manager
Graphic Design Kevin Anderson Digital Graphics Technician
Graphic Design David Hernandez Sr. Graphic Designer
Graphic Design Matt Owens Jr. Graphic Designer
University Marketing Isaac Moen Marketing Specialist
Graphic Design
Photographer
Brian Blalock Graphics Coordinator/Photographer
Video Producer
Videographer
Mike Foster Video Producer/Videographer
Publications Writer
News Releases
Wes Hamilton Communications Manager
Writer Hannah Haney Communications Writer

Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations Charlie Vienne Associate Vice President 
Membership and Marketing Donna Gilbert Assistant Director for Membership and Marketing
Alumni Clubs Justin Haynes Assistant Director for Regional Clubs and Programming
Alumni Events Shavauna Higgins Coordinator of Events
Alumni Sponsorships, Programs and Marketing Joseph Reed Coordinator of Programs, Sponsorships and Marketing
General Alumni Information Theresa Garvin Administrative Associate
General Alumni Information Hollie Garza Administrative Assistant
 

Sam Houston Memorial Museum

Museum Management Mac Woodward Director
Administrative Support JoAnn Purvis Administrative Associate
Exhibits & Displays
Museum Store
Museum Website
Casey Roon Curator of Exhibits
Exhibits & Displays
Museum Store
Museum Website
Megan Buro Marketing Coordinator
Property Management Yesenia Marroquin Rental & Custodial Coordinator
Property Management Gregoria McGuire Rental & Custodial Assistant
Gifts & Donations
Museum Buildings & Grounds
Collections
Michael Sproat Curator of Collections
Gifts & Donations
Museum Buildings & Grounds
Collections
Rebecca Lewis Museum Registrar
School and Tour reservations 
Visitors Information
Public Programs
Derrick Birdsall Curator of Education
School and Tour reservations 
Visitors Information
Public Programs
Briana Beaulieu Interpreter II
School and Tour reservations 
Visitors Information
Public Programs
Taylon Black Interpreter II
School and Tour reservations 
Visitors Information
Public Programs
Jude Routh Interpreter I
School and Tour reservations 
Visitors Information
Public Programs
Helen Belcher Museum Assistant
Grounds Management Peter Grivich Groundskeeping
 

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