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
           ​Meagan Murphy, ​Administrative Associate,  817-212-​4015

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

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

David Dye, Assistant Dean, ​Graduate Programs, 817-212-3954

Viviene Crooks, Assistant Dean, Finance and Operations, 817-212-4082

Academic Affairs

Terri Helge, Associate Dean ​of Academic Affairs, 817-212-3942
Nicole LeBlanc, Executive Assistant, 817-212-3819

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


Terence L. Cook, Assistant Dean, Admissions & Scholarships,  817-212-4045
​Jeff Green, Assistant Director,  817-212-3866
Natalia Cashen, Operations ​& Program Coordinator,  817-212-3889


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


Patricia McGarity, Bookstore Manager,  817-212-4070
Terry Austin, Lead Bookstore Assistant,  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
Robert B. Weathersby, Director, Office of Career Services, 817-212-4013
Valery Treida, Associate Director, Office of Career Services, 817-212-4064
Sarah McConnell, Senior Career Services Coordinator, Office of Career Services, 817-212-4180


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

Externship Program

Cecily Becker, Director, Externship Program,  817-212-4058


Matt Pellegrino, Master Maintenance Mechanic,  817-212-4125

Faculty Support

Pamela Watson, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-4197
Andrea Hudson, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-4048
Lori Bacon, Faculty Administrator,  817-212-3812
Erica Villarreal, Faculty Administrator, 817-212-3860

Financial Aid

Doug Akins, Scholarships & Financial Aid Administrator,  817-212-4090

Global Programs

Charlotte Ku, Director of ​Global Programs,  817-212-4039

Graduate Programs

David Dye, ​Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs,  817-212-​3954
Alyssa Wilken, Graduate Programs Coordinator, 817-212-3859
Heather Miller, Graduate Programs, 817-212-4193

Instructional Design

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


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

Legal Clinics/Experiential Education Staff

MAIN CLINIC NUMBER:  817-212-4123
Bob Probasco
, Low Income Tax Clinic Director,  817-212-4123
Carlos Rocha
, Program Coordinator,  817-212-4123
Lori Rogde, Director of Experiential Education & Clinic Operations,  817-212-41​23
Lynn Rodriguez, Veterans Clinic Attorney,  817-212-​4123
Stephanie Roman, Legal Clinics Secretary,  817-212-4123
Karon Rowden, Family Law & Benefits Clinic Attorney,  817-212-41​23

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
Erayne Gee Hill,
Director of Marketing and Communication,  817-212-3933
Stephanie Thompson
, Assistant Director for External and Alumni Relations,  817-212-​​4053
Kirsten Evans, Events Manager,  817-212-4106

Registrar's Office/Student Services

Michele Dunn, Associate Registrar,  817-212-4046
Julie Edwards Thurman
, Assistant Manager,  817-212-4049
Tammy Hubbard
, Graduate Student Specialist,  817-212-4043

Student Affairs

Rosalind Jeffers, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs,  817-212-4020
Shawna Smith-Thornton, Pro Bono Program Coordinator,  817-212-3816
Allison Pawlowski, Wellness Program Coordinator, 817-212-4111