1. Reviews policies and guidelines, and recommends changes to support quality distance education programs.
  2. Established standards of good practice for distance education course development and delivery based on SACS and THECB guidelines.
  3. Assists in the analysis of evaluation for distance education student support services, and recommends changes to improve activities and outcomes.
  4. Advises staff on faculty development and resources needed to design, develop and implement quality distance education courses.

Committee recommendations are forwarded to the Academic and Student Affairs Council.

Meeting Schedule and Frequency

Virtual meetings twice a semester
1st Friday, 1 – 2:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

FALL 2022 SPRING 2023 SUMMER 2023
September 9
November 4
February 3
April 7

Agendas and minutes
Questions? Contact Pam Montalbano, 512-223-0422,


Chair: Al Purcell, 512-223-3398,
Co-Chair:¬†Jack O’Grady¬†512-223-0237


Position Name Appointed by Campus Email
AVC, Distance Education Erasmus Addae Position RRC
AVC, Technology Development & Education Titon Hoque Position SVC
IT, Blackboard Jeanette McGowan VC, Information Technology RGC
Director, Academic Technology Matthew Evins Position HBC
LMS Analyst, Distance Learning LaTasha Hussey AVC, Distance Education RRC
Assistant, Distance Education Chris Davis AVC, Distance Education RRC
Library Services, Distance Education Liaison Ashley Carr Dean, Library Services HLC
Specialist, Advising Deeadra Albert-Green VC, Student Affairs SAC
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices
(1-year terms)
Instructional Dean Lorlie Ellis VC, Instruction NRG 3-4114
Adult Education Tamy Chapman Executive Director, Adult Education NRG 3-4105
Instructional Designer Angelo Caverte AVC, Distance Education RRC 3-0414
Student Engagement & Analytics Mason Turpin 4031 NRG 3.1569
Coordinator, Business Testing Services Cynthia Tanner VC, Student Affairs HLC 3-7399
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Full-Time Faculty Senate Ariana Cortes Association Pres. HYS 3-1569
Full-Time Faculty Senate Farrah Keeler Association Pres. EVC 3-4113
Full-Time Faculty Senate Stephanie Long Association Pres. HLC 3-4031
Full-Time Faculty Senate Donna Moore Association Pres. EVC 3-5797
Full-Time Faculty Senate Kathleen Nakasone Association Pres. EVC 3-5507
Full-Time Faculty Senate Wajma Nasher Association Pres. RRC 3-0084
Full-Time Faculty Senate Jack O’Grady Association Pres. RRC 3-0237
Full-Time Faculty Senate Kathleen Park Association Pres. RRC 3-0251
Full-Time Faculty Senate Jack O’Grady Co-Chair RGC 3-3398
Full-Time Faculty Senate Larry Stephens Association Pres. HLC 3-7143
Full-Time Faculty Senate Sarah Strong Association Pres. RVS 3-6260
Full-Time Faculty Senate Daira Wilson Association Pres. RRC 3-0340
Adjunct Faculty Association John Naranjo Association Pres.
Adjunct Faculty Association Herb Colemen Association Pres. NRG 3-1790
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Adjunct Faculty Association Lillian Huerta Association Pres. RGC 3-3774
Adjunct Faculty Association Christina Michura Association Pres. EVC 3-5158
Adjunct Faculty Association TBA Association Pres.
Professional-Technical Association Rachel Barrera Association Pres. HBC 3-7975
Classified Employees Association TBA Association Pres. TBA TBA TBA
Student Government Association TBA Student Government Association TBA