Veterans Advisory Council


The Veteran Advisory Council (VAC) provides advice and support for services and programs designed to promote retention, success, and facilitate the transition into college for military veteran and military connected students.

(T) – Membership is determined by a person's title at the university
(R) – Membership represents an area, department or division


Melissa Hyatt

Associate University Registrar, University Registrar, Co-Chair (T)

Office of the University Registrar

Jesse Silva

Associate Director for Operations and Assessment, Co-Chair (T)

Student Involvement and Engagement


Lindley Alyea

Director, Student Learning Assistance Center (T)

Aimee Nieto Anderson

Coordinator, Veteran's Benefits, Veteran Affairs/Office of the University Registrar (T)

Dr. Harlan Ballard

Outreach, Assessment, and Retention Coordinator, Office of Disability Services (R)

Kama Davis

Staff Attorney, Dean of Students (R)

Charles Evers

Director, Applied Arts Advising Center, Advising Representative (R)

Jade Figueroa

Coordinator, Veteran Academic Success Center (R)

Dr. Clay Green

Associate Dean, The Graduate College (R)

Marimar Miguel

Director, Student Success & Academic Services, Round Rock Campus (R)

Andrew Morreale

Assistant Director, Campus Recreation (R)

Cheryl Nickell

Counseling Specialist, Counseling Center (R)

Dr. Katherine Selber

Professor, Social Work (R)

Loretta Smith

Assistant Director, Housing and Residential Life (R)

Chad Willis

User Services Consultant, IT Assistance Center (R)

Ross Wood

Assistant Director- Career Education, Career Services (R)

Dr. Beverly Woodson Day

Asst VP, Enrollment Management, Undergraduate Admissions (R)

Student Members

Rob Younce

President, Veteran's Alliance at TXST (VATS) (T)

Gage Smith

Student Government (R)