Functions

  1. Makes recommendations regarding districtwide policies, administrative rules, and procedures related to academic and student affairs.
  2. Reviews all relevant administrative rules in accordance with Administrative Rule 2.0800.01.
  3. Responds to recommendations from committees/task forces that report to the Council.
  4. Communicates interests and concerns of staff and constituency groups to the appropriate entity.
  5. Promotes opportunities for student leadership and participation in the shared governance process at the college.

Committee recommendations are forwarded to the Chancellor.

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Meeting Schedule and Frequency

HLC; virtual meetings further notice, 10 a.m. – noon
1st Friday (generally)

FALL 2023SPRING 2024SUMMER 2024
October 6
November 3
December 1
February 2
March 1
April 5
May 3
June 7
Academic & Student Affairs Council Meeting Schedule & Frequency

Membership

Co-chair: Dr. Gaye Lynn Scott, Vice Chancellor, Instruction, 512-223-7579, gls@austincc.edu
Co-chair:  Dr. Shasta Buchanan, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, 512-223-7056, shasta.buchanan@austincc.edu

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail
AVC, Academic ProgramsVC, Instructiongls@austincc.edu
DeanDr. Giao PhanVC, InstructionHYS3-1691gphan@austincc.edu
DeanDr. David FonkenVC, InstructionHLC3-7346fonken@austincc.edu
AVC, Workforce ProgramsDr. Gretchen RiehlVC, InstructionHBC3-7746gretchen.riehl@austincc.edu
Executive Dean, Access & Disability SupportRosalind BlackstarVC, Student AffairsHLC3-7515rosalind.blackstar@austincc.edu
AVC, Enrollment ManagementDorado KinneyVC, Student AffairsHLC3-7088dkinney@austincc.edu
Executive Dean, North RegionMeritza TamezVC, Student AffairsHLCmeritza.tamez@austincc.edu
Specialist, AoS AdvisingTrisha KahanVC, Student AffairsRGC3-3124trisha.kahan@austincc.edu
Regional Manager, Student LifeKelly BrownVC, Student AffairsHLC3-7159kelly.wilson@austincc.edu
Associate Director, Financial Aid & Veterans OutreachBelinda PeñaVC, Student AffairsSAC3-9333belinda.pena@austincc.edu
FT Faculty (One from different dean areas)Dr. Nancy StanoSenateSGC3-2602nancy.stano@austincc.edu
FT Faculty (One from different dean areas)Dr. Joansandy WongSenateHLC3-7456jwong@austincc.edu
FT Faculty (One from different dean areas)Juan MolinaSenateNRG3-4825jcmolina@austincc.edu
FT Faculty (one from different dean areas)Job HammondSenateCYPjob.hammond@austincc.edu
Department Chairs (One from different dean areas)Dr. Wendy ElleVC, InstructionRGC3-3335wendy.elle@austincc.edu
Department Chairs (One from different dean areas)Dr. Marcus McQuirterVC, InstructionHLC3-7199mmcquirt@austincc.edu
Department Chairs (One from different dean areas)Dr. Alberto QuinonezVC, InstructionRVS3-6761aquinone@austincc.edu
Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)Lisa Marie Coppoletta (LMC)AFATBATBAlcoppole@austincc.edu
Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)Charity BenfordAFAHLCTBAcharity.benford@austincc.edu
Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)Amber Luttig-BuonodonoAFARRCTBAaluttigb@austincc.edu
Association of Professional-Technical Employees (APTE)Jose ResendezAPTEELG3-9423jose.resendez@austincc.edu
Association of Professional-Technical Employees (APTE)Ramon DiazAPTEramon.diaz@austincc.edu
Classified Employee Association (CEA)Susan WynneCEAHLC3-7373susan.wynne@austincc.edu
Classified Employee Association (CEA)Eli ArzateCEAHLC3-7727elihu.arzate@austincc.edu
VC, InstructionDr. Gaye Lynn ScottPosition (Co-Chair)HLC3-7579gls@austincc.edu
VC, Student AffairsDr. Shasta BuchananPosition (Co-Chair)HLC3-7968shasta.buchanan@austincc.edu
AVC, Student Support ServicesDr. Ruth ReinhartVC Student AffairsHLC3-7955rreinhar@austincc.edu
ProvostDr. Monique UmphreyPositionHLC3-7612monique.umphrey@austincc.edu
Student Government AssociationNivedita Anandaraman KalaSGAN/AN/Anivedita.anandaramankala@g.austincc.edu
Executive Dean, Admissions, Enrollment & CompletionLinda TerryVC, Student AffairsHBC3-7666lkluck@austincc.edu
AVC, Student Accessibility & Social Support ResourcesGinger BennettVC, Student AffairsHLC3-6176virginia.bennett@austincc.edu