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 2020 opened August 1, 2019 and will close August 16th at 5 p.m. CST.

Learn more about Council service and eligibility » 


Natalie Berko, Young Alumni Council


Natalie Berko


BPA, Public Administration, '13
Austin, TX



Nicholas Costilla

Vice Chair

BS, Criminal Justice, '12
San Marcos, TX




Leland Smith

Leadership Development Committee Chair

BHA, Healthcare Administration, '15
Austin, TX




Lauren Stotler, Young Alumni Council

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, Young Alumni Council 

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 Green, Young Alumni Council


Amy Greene


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




Zack Hughes, Young Alumni Council


Robert "Zack" Hughes


MSCJ, Criminal Justice, '06
Niceville, FL



Lee Hunt, Young Alumni Council


Lee Hunt


BSCJ, Criminal Justice, '05
Fort Worth, TX



Cassandra Richard Copus, Young Alumni Council


Cassandra Richards-Copus


BBA, Business Administration, '11
Austin, TX



Maggie Tarsinos, Young Alumni Council


Margaret "Maggie" Tarsinos


BBA, Management, '13
Plano, TX



Trevlyn Trevino Carson, Young Alumni Council


Trevlyn Trevino


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


Aaron Vrana, Young Alumni Council


Aaron Vrana


BA, Political Science, '13
North Richland Hills, TX