TACAC Leadership

2021-2022 Executive Officers

President & Delegate

Demetra Durham
L. V. Berkner High School

A Message from our President

President-Elect & Delegate

Ramon Blakley
The University of Texas at Austin

Past-President & Chief Delegate

Marisol Scheer
University of the Incarnate Word


Joseph Miller
The Comprehensive College Check


Rachel Butler
Drake University

Executive Assistant
Megan Greene 

 2021-2022 NACAC Delegates

College Delegates

Brad Durchslag
Trinity University

April Marroquin
Wells College

Keith Ahee
Sam Houston State University

Abbi Pfister-Soria
Southern Methodist University


Secondary Delegates

Bridget Adiukwu
The Village School

 Brittney Cooper
Uplift Education

2021-2022 Executive Board Committee Chairs

Admission Practices
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Stevi Schuknecht
Veritas Academy

Michaela Knipp
Trinity University
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Kellen Lewis
The Oakridge School

Ashley Plaeger
St. Agnes Academy 
Awards & Nominations   College Fairs
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Marisol Scheer
University of the Incarnate Word
Elizabeth Jones
The Hockaday School   


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Aspen Arnold
Michigan State University

April Marroquin
Wells College
Ramon Blakley
The University of Texas at Austin

Na'Taria Muse
Houston ISD
Government Relations
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  Inclusion, Access and Success
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Narietha Carter-McClain
Elkins High School

Toni Schexnyder
The Winston School, San Antonio

Dr. Lauren Parish
YES Prep Eisenhower
Jose DejesusGil
San Jacinto College 

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  Professional Development
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Tony Ringuette
Bishop Lynch High School

Ally Landis
University of Tulsa 

Kim Pondrom
The Hockaday School

Wintress Ross
University of South Carolina

Executive Officer Positions & Delegates

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 as President-Elect, a one-year term as President, and a one-year term as Past-President. 

Treasurer-Elect – Single-slated candidate. Position shadows the Treasurer for 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 one-year term as Treasurer-Elect, a one-year term as Treasurer, and a one-year term as Past-Treasurer. 

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.


Members have the opportunity to apply for Executive Officer and Delegate positions. Members are also asked to provide statements of support for Executive Officer and Delegate candidates and nominations for TACAC awards. A call for applications and nominations will be put out in early fall. Applications, statements of support, and nomination forms are due to the TACAC Past-President by December 1.