TACAC Leadership

As a membership organization, TACAC has elected officers to lead the programs and committees of the organization.

2017-2018 Executive Board

President/Secondary Delegate

Angelica Melendez, South San Antonio High School

President-Elect/Alternate Delegate

Mickey Saloma, Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University

Past-President/Chief Delegate

Ismael Rodriguez, College Board

Treasurer Vanessa Gibson, Midway High School
Executive Assistant Mosadi Porter, TACAC

 

NACAC Delegates

College Delegate
Tom Becker, University of Pittsburgh
College Delegate
Tony Sarda, Lamar University
Secondary Delegate
Hope Young
, KIPP Houston High School
Secondary Delegate
Kenneth Bordelon
, YES Prep-Northbrook
Secondary Delegate


Demetra Durham, L. V. Berkner High School

Secondary Delegate
Clark Mitchell
, Sunnyvale High School
Secondary Delegate

Monica Lopez, Episcopal High School

 

2016-2017 Executive Board Committee Chairs

Admission Practices


Jonah O'Hara, St Stephen's Episcopal School, Austin

Tom Becker, University of Pittsburg

Advancement Brad Durchslag, Trinity University  
College Fairs
National College Fairs: 
Clark Mitchell, Sunnyvale High School


Regional College Fairs: Victoria Herrera, Texas Christian University

Communications

Mackenzie Payton, University of Tulsa

 
Conference
Marisol Scheer, University of the Incarnate Word
 
Government Relations
Ka'rin Thornburg, The University of Texas at Austin

Caroline Enriquez
, The University of Texas at Austin
Inclusion, Access and Success
Myra Fuentes
, Thomas Jefferson High School
 
Membership


Nick Howell, University of Houston


Charlotte Winkelmann
, Hays CISD
Nominating and Awards

 

Ismael Rodriguez, College Board

 
Professional Development
Micah Lyles
, Hockaday School

Kimberly West, University of Oklahoma
Strategy Planning


Assessment Coordinator: Hope Young, KIPP Houston High School

 

 

TACAC offers our members an opportunity to nominate candidates for TACAC officer positions and awards.  Nomination forms are due to the TACAC Past-President by early spring at least 2 months prior to the state conference.

 

Nominations

TACAC offers our members an opportunity to nominate candidates for TACAC officer positions and awards.  Nomination forms are due to the TACAC Past-President by early spring at least 2 months prior to the state conference. A call will be put out in January.

Executive Positions

President-Elect – Single-slated candidate.  Position alternates between university and high school counselor each year.  Will become President the following year.  Primary duties include but not limited to chairing Conference Planning Committee, serving on and attending all meetings of the Executive Committee and Executive Board, assisting the President with duties as deemed appropriate, and identifying association members who might be appropriate selections for committee chairpersons.  Serves a one-year term. 

Treasurer-Designate – Single-slated candidate.  Position shadows Treasurer one year prior to assuming responsibilities of Treasurer.  Primary duties include but not limited to maintaining the official financial records of the Association and to report on the financial condition of the Association at General Membership and Executive Board meetings.  This person is a member of the Executive Board and Committee.  Serves a three-year term.

NACAC Assembly Delegate – Double-slated candidate (unless more than one vacancy).  At least one member from both high school and university is selected each year.  Primary responsibilities include considering the views of TACAC to determine how to vote on issues at the national conference.  Serves on the Executive Board.  Serves a three-year term.