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  University of Houston System Board of Regents

Officers FY2018

  • Tilman J. Fertitta, Chairman, UH System Board of Regents
  • Peter K. Taaffe, Vice Chairman, UH System Board of Regents
  • Paula M. Mendoza, III, Secretary, UH System Board of Regents

Member(s) with terms set to expire Aug. 31, 2025

  • Durga D. Agrawal
  • Alonzo Cantu
  • John A. McCall

Member(s) with terms set to expire Aug. 31, 2021

  • Tilman J. Fertitta
  • Beth Madison
  • Gerald W. McElvy

Member(s) with terms set to expire Aug. 31, 2023

  • Doug H. Brooks
  • Jack B. Moore
  • Stephen I. Chazen

Member(s) with terms set to expire May 31, 2020

  • John D. Fields
  University of Houston System Administration

Renu Khator, Ph.D.

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Paula Myrick Short, Ph.D.

Senior Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance
Jim C. McShan, B.B.A.

Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer
Amr Elnashai, Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Dona Hamilton Cornell, J.D.

Vice Chancellor for Governmental and Community Relations
Jason Smith, M.C.M

Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Eloise Dunn Brice, B.S.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services
J. Richard Walker, Ed.D.

  Community College Advisory Council

President, Alvin Community College
Christal M. Albrecht

President, Brazosport College
Millicent M. Valek

President, College of the Mainland
Warren Nichols

President, Galveston College
W. Myles Shelton

Chancellor, Houston Community College District
Cesar Maldonado

Chancellor, Lone Star College System
Stephen C. Head

President, Lee College
Dennis Brown

Chancellor, San Jacinto College District
Brenda Hellyer

President, Wharton County Junior College
Betty A. McCrohan

  University of Houston-Clear Lake Administration

Ira K. Blake, Ph.D.

Executive Assistant to the President
Berenice Webster, B.A.

Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Scott S. Richardson, Ph.D.

Vice President, University Advancement
Joseph L. Staley, MBA

Associate Vice President, Marketing Communications
De'Awn Bunch, MBA

Associate Vice President, Strategic Information Initiatives and Technology
Evelyn C. Miralles, MBA

Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships
Dwayne Busby, M.A.

Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs and Provost
Steven J. Berberich, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice President, Global Learning and Strategy and Senior International Officer
Gigi Do, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Campus Operations, UHCL Pearland Campus
Kathy Dupree, Ed.D., MBA

Executive Director, Environmental Institute of Houston
George Guillen, Ph.D.

Interim Executive Director, University Computing and Telecommunications
Mike Livingston, B.S.

Director, Web and Multimedia Services
Ed Puckett, M.Ed.

Director, Support Center
John Rodriguez, MBA

Director, Academic Computing
Sana Zeidan, B.S.

Director, Applications and Systems Infrastructure

Chief  Business Administrator
Caron Park, MBA

Interim Executive Director, Neumann Library
Chloris Yue, M.L.S.

Vice President, Administration and Finance
Mark Denney, B.S., MBA

Director, Environmental Health and Safety and Emergency Management
Albert Black

Interim Chief of Police
Russell Miller

Associate Vice President, Finance
Usha Mathew, M.S., MBA

Executive Director, Procurement and Payables
Debbie Carpenter, B.B.A.

Associate Director, Procurement/Contract Administration
Catina Chapman, B.B.A., MBA

Assistant Director, Student Business Services
Melissa Hernandez, B.B.A.

Director, General Accounting
Bobby Kegresse, B.B.A.

Director, Accounts Payable
Rosie Pineda

Executive Director, Human Resources
W. Brad McGonagle, Ph.D.

Director, Planning and Budget
Deja Sero, M.P.A.

Associate Vice President, Facilities Management and Construction
Eric Herrera, B.S., MBA

Director, Building Maintenance/Systems Operations and Fleet Services
Pamela E. Groves, M.S.

Director, Grounds and Custodial Services
Michael Wetzel

Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Kathryn I. Matthew, Ed.D.

Director, Center for Faculty Development
Robert Bartsch, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Planning and Assessment, Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Patricia Cuchens, M.A.T.

Executive Director, Sponsored Programs
Nancy Devino, Ph.D.

SACS Liaison
Kathryn I. Matthew, Ed.D.

Vice President, Division of Student Affairs
Aaron J. Hart, Ed.D.

Director, Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Aliya Beavers, M.A.

Interim Director, Student Involvement and Leadership
Patrick Lawrence Cardenas, M.A.

Executive Director, Counseling, Health, and Recreation Services
Cindy Cook, Ph.D.

Director, Career Services
Charles Crocker, M.Ed.

Interim Coordinator, Veteran Services
Natasia Z. Pilling, B.S.

Manager, Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts
Pilar Goyarzu, Ph.D.

Director, Campus Recreation and Wellness
Brian Mills, M.A.

Director, Orientation and New Student Programs
Angie Montelongo, M.Ed.

Director, Student Housing and Residential Life
Matthew Perry, M.S.

Director, Health Services
Regina Pickett, R.N, M.S.N.

Dean of Students
David Rachita, M.A.

Director, Student Assistance Center
Kristi Randolph Simon, M.S.

Director, Student Publications
Taleen Washington, M.A.

Interim Associate Vice President, Student Success and Initiatives
Timothy Richardson, Ph.D.

Director, Testing Center
Diana Bidulescu, M.Ed.

Director, The Math Center
Allen Cox, M.A.

Director, Online and Off-Campus Education
Lisa Gabriel, M.A.

Director, University Academic Advising
Mary Ramos, M.S.

Director, Academic Transfer Advising
Kristi Rickman, M.S.

Director, Writing Center
Scott Sands, Ph.D.

Director, Disability Services
Gavin Steiger, M.Ed.

Director, Student Success Center
Dorsey Thomas, M.S.

Interim Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management
Charlotte Tullos, Ed.D.

Executive Director, Admissions
Kara Hadley-Shakya, M.S.

Director of Admissions, Operations
Linda Hamilton, M.A.

Bryan Heard, M.Ed.

Executive Director, Financial Aid
Holly A. Nolan, M.A.


College Deans

Dean, College of Business
Ed Waller, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean, College of Business
Dorothy Kirkman, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Education
Joan Pedro, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean, College of Education
Lillian B. McEnery, Ed.D.

Dean, College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Rick Short, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Samuel Lyndon Gladden, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Science and Engineering
Miguel Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean, College of Science and Engineering
David Garrison, Ph.D.