Texas A&M School of Law Staff Directory

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Office of the Dean

Robert B. Ahdieh, Dean,  817-212-3​8​38
           Jennifer Merrywell, Assistant to the Dean,  817-212-3854 or 817-212-4139
                   Kelly Basinger-Parr, Administrative Coordinator, 817-212-7092

Gary Lucas, Senior Associate Dean,  817-212-3922

Terri Helge, Associate Dean ​of Academic Affairs, 817-212-3942

Nina Petty, Executive Director for the Dean’s Office, 817-212-4195

Academic Affairs

Terri Helge, Associate Dean ​of Academic Affairs, 817-212-3942

Academic Support

John Murphy, Director of Academic Support,  817-212-​3936
            Nicole Deutsch, Assistant Director of Academic Support, 817-212-3863


Gary Lucas, ​Senior Associate Dean,  817-212-3922
            Viviene Crooks, Assistant Dean, Finance and Operations,  817-212-4082


​Jeff Green, Director of Admissions,  817-212-3866
            Mario Villa, Associate Director, 817-212-3952
            Meredith Livermore, Assistant Director, 817-212-4143
            Dani Cortez, Admissions Program Coordinator, 817-212-3889
            Jeremy Whatley, Admissions Assistant, 817-212-4144


Jennifer Ellis, Director of Advocacy Programs,  817-212-3937

Alumni Relations

Stephanie Thompson, Associate Director, External and Alumni Relations,  817-212-​​4053


Terry Austin, Bookstore Manager,  817-212-4070

Business Services/Financial Management & Operations

Viviene Crooks, Assistant Dean, Finance and Operations, 817-212-4082
           Sherry Bittle
, Business Coordinator II,  817-212-4081
           Lee Ford, Business Coordinator & HR Liaison,  817-212-4080

Career Services

Artie Errisuriz, Assistant Dean, Career Services & Bar Relations,  817-212-4041
           Nadeen Weybrecht, Director, Career Development,  817-212-4064
           ​Melissa Davis, Director, ​Employer Relations & Development,  817-212-4013
           Carli Fenner, Career Services Coordinator,  817-212-​4180
           Kris Woods, Administrative Associate,  817-212-4​050


Myke Holt, Senior Development Director, Texas A&M Foundation,  817-212-4061
           Janet Palmer, Development Officer,  817-212-3970


Matt Pellegrino, Facilities Manager,  817-212-4125

Faculty Support

Pamela Watson, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-4197
Lori Bacon, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-3812
Susan Jantz, Faculty Administrator, 817-212-3860
Rose Sanders-White, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-4015
Jennifer Rodriquez-Ward, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-1713

Financial Aid

Zachary Smith, Financial Aid Advisor,  979-458-5348

Graduate Programs

David Dye, ​Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs,  817-212-​3954
           Alyssa Wilken, Graduate Programs Coordinator, 817-212-3859
           Heather Miller, Graduate Programs Coordinator, 817-212-4193
           Annie Crump, Graduate Student Academic Advisor, 817-212-3867
           Brynn Ruiz, Graduate Student Academic Advisor, 817-420-7328
           Reba Stahr, Graduate Programs Coordinator, 817-212-4196
           Jennifer Lopez, 817-212-8045

Human Resources

           Nicole Harris, HR Generalist, 817-212-3821

Instructional Design

Xiyao Huang, Instructional Designer III,  817-212-​3926
           Mark Collins, Instructional Designer II,  817-242-8138
           Laura Sahyouni, Instructional Designer,  817-212-1776


Chad Ballenger, I.T. Director,  817-212-3845
           William Cole, Senior I.T. Tech/Media Associate/Server Administrator,  817-212-3845
           Ryan Williams, I.T. Help Desk Technician, 817-212-3845
           Ryan Jeffers, I.T. Help Desk Technician, 817-212-3845
           Zach Maris, I.T. Help Desk Technician, 817-212-3845 

Legal Clinics/Experiential Education Staff

MAIN CLINIC NUMBER:  817-212-4123
Lori Rogde, Director of Experiential Education & Clinic Operations,  817-212-41​23
Carlos Rocha
, Program Coordinator,  817-212-4123
Stephanie Roman, Legal Assistant,  817-212-4103
Jamie Franzen, Legal Assistant, 817-212-4123
Pedro Guzman, Legal Assistant I, 817-212-4123

Library Staff

Janis Betts, Library ​Associate I,  817-212-3826
Sharon Jefferson, Library ​Associate I,  817-212-3815
Lillian Velez, Library ​Associate I,  817-212-3822
Perren Reilley, Library Associate I,  817-212-3817

Marketing & Communications

Cliff Smith, Senior Director of Marketing and Communication,  817-212-3823
           Mitchell Bausch,
Assistant Director,  817-212- 3933
           Kirsten Evans, Events Manager,  817-212-4106
           Justin Ikpo
, Communications Specialist,  817-420-7330
           Stephanie Thompson, Assoc. Dir. External and Alumni Relations,  817-212-​​4053

Registrar's Office/Student Services

Faleca Dawson, Associate Registrar,  817-212-4046
           Julie Edwards Thurman
, Assistant Manager,  817-212-4049
           Tammy Hubbard, Graduate Student Specialist,  817-212-404

Student Affairs

Terence L. Cook, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions,  817-212-4045
           Allison Pawlowski, Student Support Coordinator,  817-212-4111
           Christy McDonald, Licensed Professional Counselor, 817-212-4115