Commencement Team (formerly Convocations Committee)

About the Team

The Commencement Team’s primary responsibility is to work together and separately for the general planning of the commencement exercises which are held each year at Sul Ross – Alpine and RGC. The teams may be called upon to assist with the planning and organization of other major University-wide convocations or programs as the need arises.

Primary Responsibility Area: Alpine and RGC campuses

Alpine Membership

Dr. Bernie Cantens Executive Vice President and Provost ex-officio
Jessie Lara Executive Director of Physical Plant ex-officio
Rebecca Percoco Associate Registrar ex-officio
Melissa DeLeon Bookstore Manager ex-officio
Betste Esparza Director of Communications ex-officio
Candes Ramon Campus Activities Coordinator ex-officio
Dr. Andew Alegria Asst. Professor of Music/Director of Bands ex-officio
Dr. Yvonne Realivasquez VP for Enrollment Management ex-officio
Dr. Kendra DeHart, College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Assembly Appointee through 9/30/2022
Jawanna Sanderson EPS through 9/30/2025

RGC Membership

Jorge Garza Executive Vice President and Provost ex-officio
Sarah Roche, Humanities Department Chair Executive Director of Physical Plant through 2025
vacant Administrative Assistant for Student Services ex-officio
vacant Administrative Assistant (as needed) ex-officio
vacant Faculty Senate Representative