Staff Council Members

Elected members of the Staff Council shall be full-time staff below the level of Vice President. Each occupational category, as defined by Employee Services, shall elect one representative for every 20 employees (excluding academic department heads). To be elected, a staff member must have a minimum of one-year full-time continuous employment at Tarleton during the 6-month period immediately preceding the election. An individual may not serve more than two successive full terms of office.

Officers 2021-2022

OfficeNameDepartmentEEOCPhone
PresidentMekka SteinruckCompliance & Strategic Initiatives39255
President-ElectJo Ann KernVP for Finance & Administration11619
SecretaryCory McCrayCollege of Liberal and Fine Arts39141
TreasurerJoni HoldridgeCollege of Business31948
Past PresidentClayton GillespieResearch & Innovations31815

2021-2022 Members

NameEEODepartmentTitlePhone
Rachel Adams5ScholarshipsScholarship Advisor I254-968-9313
Christi Barnes1TRIO ProgramsDirector of Educational Talent Search254-968-5441
Isaac Belcher3ITS- Academic TechnologyTechnology Support specialist254-968-1869
Lacy Carruth4Department of Sports ScienceAdministrative Associate IV254-968-0795
Tysha Chandler3Enrollment ManagementE-Communications Specialist254-968-1791
Wayne Davenport3DevelopmentDevelopment Officer254-968-1744
Clinton Dennard1Waco CampusAsst Director, Off-Site instructional Locations254-299-8796
Tonya Dobson3LibraryBusiness Coordinator III254-968-9474
Clayton Gillespie3Office of Research & InnovationCompliance Coordinator254-968-1815
Erika Graham3Registrar’s OfficeAssistant Registrar254-968-9121
Rosemary Gutierrez3Marketing & CommunicationsEditorial & Creative Services Specialist254-968-9414
Shannon Hankhouse1Waco CampusAssociate Professor & Executive Director of Waco/Texas A&M: RELLIS Outreach Initiatives254-299-8316
Ruth Harrison3DevelopmentExecutive Assistant 254-968-9769
Milam Hefner3Academic Affairs – Office of the ProvostManager of Academic Budgets & Faculty Records254-968-9860
Joni Holdridge3College of Business- Dean’s OfficeBudget Specialist II254-968-1948
Jason Jacks3College of Science and TechnologyProgram Coordinator254-968-0784
Jo Ann Kern1VP for Finance & AdministrationDirector of Strategic Financial Planning254-968-1619
Donna Kirklen SSC (ex-officio member)SSC Human Resources254-968-9065
Sarah Lockenour3Procurements & ContractsManager of Contract Administration254-968-9610
Blessed Matai7University Police DepartmentAdministrative Compliance Officer254-968-9724
Cory McCrayCollege of Liberal & Fine Arts- Dean’s OfficeAdministration Coordinator I254-968-9141
Lance McFarlin3KTRL 90.5 – Tarleton Public RadioGeneral Manager254-968-1997
Mark Mourer1DevelopmentAssoc Director of Development- COB & COGS817-717-3314
Melissa Musser3Academic Advising CenterAcademic Advisor II254-968-9957
Christy Price4Admissions- UGApplication Processor254-968-1824
Elizabeth Rosales-Ojeda3External Operations- FtwExecutive Assistant & Community Relations Coordinator817-717-3311
Kristi Schramm3Employee ServicesTraining & Development254-968-1782
Callie Smith3UG Recruitment/Welcome CenterAcademic Advisor- Waco Campus254-299-8995
Mekka Steinruck3Compliance & Strategic InitiativesCompliance Coordinator/Civil Rights Investigator II254-968-9255
Alexandra Tan3UG Recruitment/Welcome CenterRecruitment Coordinator682-703-7108
Ashleigh Willis3Academic AdvisingAcademic Advisor- Ftw & Midl817-717-3312