The Young Alumni Council (YAC) serves to encourage young alumni engagement with the university as members of the Texas State Alumni Association, keep The Association relevant and enticing to young alumni, and advocate for the needs and interests of young alumni to the Alumni Board of Directors as the voice of the young alumni population. Texas State classifies "young alumni" as Bobcat graduates under the age of 40.

Young Alumni Programs

The Young Alumni Council is proud to support Texas State Alumni Association events, programs, and recognition for young alumni and soon-to-be graduates such as

Get involved with the YAC

Interested in becoming a member of the Young Alumni Council? Applications for two-year terms beginning in January 2019 will open August 1, 2018.

Learn more about Council service and eligibility » 



Natalie Berko


BPA, Public Administration, '13
Austin, TX





Rodolfo Jimenez, Jr.

Vice Chair

BS, Biochemistry, '06
Austin, TX


Nicholas Costilla

Outreach Committee Chair

BS, Criminal Justice, '12
San Marcos, TX




Leland Smith

Leadership Development Committee Chair

BHA, Healthcare Administration, '15
Austin, TX




Lauren Stotler

Lauren Stotler

Student Transition Committee Chair

BBA, Management, '16
Dallas, TX




E. Jay Horn
Immediate Past Chair

BA, Management, '09
MBA, Business Administration, '14
Kyle, TX


Members at Large


Jordan Becker

BBA, Finance, '14
Sugar Land, TX




Todd Braden


BBA, Finance, '12
Dallas, TX



Priscilla Delgado


BA, Interdisciplinary Studies - Curriculum & Instruction, '05
San Marcos, TX

 Rocelyn Dunston

BFA, Digital Photographic Imaging, '06
BFA, Communication Design, '07
San Antonio, TX



Javier Garcia


BA, Communication Studies, '07
Buda, TX


Jennifer Garcia


ME, Elementary Education, '07
Ph. D, School Improvement, '14
Austin, TX



Amy Greene


BA, English, '10
MA, Legal Studies, '13
Austin, TX


Bree Henderson


BA, English and Political Science, '12
MA, Rhetoric & Composition, '14
San Marcos, TX


Robert "Zack" Hughes


MSCJ, Criminal Justice, '06
Niceville, FL



Lee Hunt


BSCJ, Criminal Justice, '05
Fort Worth, TX


Cassandra Richards-Copus


BBA, Business Administration, '11
Austin, TX



Margaret "Maggie" Tarsinos


BBA, Management, '13
Plano, TX



Trevlyn Trevino


BA, Communication Studies & Mass Communication, '08
Fort Collins, CO