57 A&M International Employees Honored for Years of Service

Fifty-seven Texas A&M International University employees received plaques of appreciation for completing 5, 10, 15, 20, and 30 years of service to the University.

Employees recognized for completing Five Years of Service were: Mary L. Aguilar, Receiving Clerk; Adriana L. Arechiga, Human Resources Benefits Manager; Sally Brown, Staff Assistant, College of Business Administration; Dr. Randel D. Brown, Associate Professor of Education; Angelina Cantrell, Director of Student Health Services; Geraldine G. Cortez, Library Assistant I; Dr. Carlos E. Cuellar, Assistant Professor of History; Linda De Quevedo, Service Specialist II, Computer and Telecommunication Services; Abril S. Granados, Staff Assistant, Human Resources; Dr. Mario Garcia-Rios, Associate Professor of Biology; Veronica A. Gonzalez, Director of Enrollment Management and School Relations; Sandra S. Gray, Associate Director of the Academic Enrichment Center; Edna A. Hinojosa, Police Officer; Dr. George K. Kostopoulos, Professor of Information Systems; Dr. Sushma Krishnamurthy, Associate Professor of Biology; Isabel G. Lopez, Accounting Assistant; Elizabeth L. Martinez, Staff Assistant, Canseco School of Nursing; John M. Maxstadt, Head of Public Services, Killam Library; Dr. Jacqueline R. Mayfield, Associate Professor of Management; Dr. Milton R. Mayfield, Associate Professor of Management and Research Methodology; Gabriela Mendoza-Garcia, Associate Director of Student Development; Enid E. Nuņez, Network Specialist II; Maria Dolores Orellano-Perez, Visiting Instructor of Spanish; Mario A. Peņa, Network Specialist II; Dr. Idalia R. Perez, Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Associate Professor of Education; Dr. Kathleen Pletsch de Garcia, Assistant Professor of English and Spanish; Alejandra Puente, Library Clerk II; Dr. Terrance J. Quinn, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Elizabeth N. Rodriguez, Accounting Assistant; Lorenzo A. Rodriguez, Killam Library Assistant II; Celina C. Sarabia, Financial Aid Assistant; Harry W. Stege, Director of University Police; Maria San Juanita Villarreal, Staff Assistant, Department of Natural Sciences; Lakshmana Viswanath, Director of Computer and Telecommunication Services; Dr. Carol Waters, Associate Professor of Political Science; and Dr. Michael S. Yoder, Associate Professor of Geography.

Employees Completing 10 Years of Service were Margarita B. Chavez, Associate Director of Admissions; Baldomero G. Garcia Jr., Associate Director of the Texas Center for Border Economics and Enterprise Development; Anna D. Garza, Library Assistant I; Maribelle Gonzalez, Staff Assistant, Office of Admissions; Dr. Cathy L. Guerra, Certification Officer, and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction; Imelda Lopez, Graduate Admissions Counselor; Martha M. Lozano, Library Clerk II; Blanca McLeroy, Financial Aid Counselor; Dr. Nassar Momayezi, Chair of the Department of Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science; Melissa Padilla, Senior Staff Accountant; Amelia V. Rodriguez, Library Clerk II; Anabel G. Rodriguez, Certification Specialist; Maria E. Romanos, Accounting Assistant; and Sandra Villanueva, Associate Director of Human Resources.

Sara A. Vallarta, Accounting Assistant, completed 15 Years of Service.

Completing 20 Years of Service were Anabel Palacios, Library Assistant, and Dr. Rosa Maria Vida, Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Educational Administration.

Employees who have been with the institution since it was founded and completed 30 Years of Service include: Dr. Stanley Green, Professor of History; Dr. Rafael Lecuona, Professor of Political Science; Maria Guadalupe Mosqueda, Associate Registrar; and David VerMilyea, Director of Student Development.

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