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)

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


Co-chair: Dr. Gaye Lynn Scott, Vice Chancellor, Instruction, 512-223-7579, [email protected]
Co-chair:  Dr. Shasta Buchanan, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, 512-223-7056, [email protected]

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail
AVC, Academic ProgramsVC, Instruction[email protected]
DeanDr. Giao PhanVC, InstructionHYS3-1691[email protected]
DeanDr. David FonkenVC, InstructionHLC3-7346[email protected]
AVC, Workforce ProgramsDr. Gretchen RiehlVC, InstructionHBC3-7746[email protected]
Executive Dean, Access & Disability SupportRosalind BlackstarVC, Student AffairsHLC3-7515[email protected]
AVC, Enrollment ManagementDorado KinneyVC, Student AffairsHLC3-7088[email protected]
Executive Dean, North RegionMeritza TamezVC, Student AffairsHLC[email protected]
Specialist, AoS AdvisingTrisha KahanVC, Student AffairsRGC3-3124[email protected]
Regional Manager, Student LifeKelly BrownVC, Student AffairsHLC3-7159[email protected]
Associate Director, Financial Aid & Veterans OutreachBelinda PeñaVC, Student AffairsSAC3-9333[email protected]
FT Faculty (One from different dean areas)Dr. Nancy StanoSenateSGC3-2602[email protected]
FT Faculty (One from different dean areas)Dr. Joansandy WongSenateHLC3-7456[email protected]
FT Faculty (One from different dean areas)Juan MolinaSenateNRG3-4825[email protected]
FT Faculty (one from different dean areas)Job HammondSenateCYP[email protected]
Department Chairs (One from different dean areas)Dr. Wendy ElleVC, InstructionRGC3-3335[email protected]
Department Chairs (One from different dean areas)Dr. Marcus McQuirterVC, InstructionHLC3-7199[email protected]
Department Chairs (One from different dean areas)Dr. Alberto QuinonezVC, InstructionRVS3-6761[email protected]
Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)Lisa Marie Coppoletta (LMC)AFATBATBA[email protected]
Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)Charity BenfordAFAHLCTBA[email protected]
Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)Amber Luttig-BuonodonoAFARRCTBA[email protected]
Association of Professional-Technical Employees (APTE)Jose ResendezAPTEELG3-9423[email protected]
Association of Professional-Technical Employees (APTE)Ramon DiazAPTE[email protected]
Classified Employee Association (CEA)Susan WynneCEAHLC3-7373[email protected]
Classified Employee Association (CEA)Eli ArzateCEAHLC3-7727[email protected]
VC, InstructionDr. Gaye Lynn ScottPosition (Co-Chair)HLC3-7579[email protected]
VC, Student AffairsDr. Shasta BuchananPosition (Co-Chair)HLC3-7968[email protected]
AVC, Student Support ServicesDr. Ruth ReinhartVC Student AffairsHLC3-7955[email protected]
ProvostDr. Monique UmphreyPositionHLC3-7612[email protected]
Student Government AssociationNivedita Anandaraman KalaSGAN/AN/A[email protected]
Executive Dean, Admissions, Enrollment & CompletionLinda TerryVC, Student AffairsHBC3-7666[email protected]
AVC, Student Accessibility & Social Support ResourcesGinger BennettVC, Student AffairsHLC3-6176[email protected]