President's Meritorious Service Awards

The Association of Former Students

President Michael K. Young presents these prestigious awards to recognize 25 outstanding individuals, two outstanding teams and two supervisor for their meritorious service to the University. Eligibility for this award is extended to employees of Chartwells and SSC Services for Education who are members of our extended Aggie Family.


2018 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following who were selected for their meritorious service to Texas A&M University!  Read the President's Memo.

Individual Award Recipients

  • Rafael Almanzar, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Brad Barnes, Athletics
  • Jennifer Bradford, Department of Biology
  • Steve Canon, Department of Animal Science
  • Jose Castillo Villa, Utilities & Energy Services
  • Jennifer Fleming, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Kimberly Fox, Public Partnership and Outreach
  • Sharon Haigler, Student Academic Success Center
  • Sandra Harnden, Office of the Dean of Faculties
  • Faustina Herrera, SSC Services for Education
  • David Jones, Real Estate Center
  • Therese Kucera, Transportation Services
  • Donna Lovell, Academic Affairs Business Services
  • Loria Lynce, Office of Business Affairs, College of Medicine
  • Meredith Malnar, Offices of the Dean of Student Life
  • Marcos Mendez, Athletics
  • Yasuko Sakurai, Utilities & Energy Services
  • Shahrzad Sameri, Office of Admissions, San Antonio TAMU
  • Misty Skaggs, Dean’s Office, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Shelley Smith, Department of Construction Science
  • Sheryl Stebenne, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Sylvia Kraeft, Enterprise Information Systems
  • Vidal Villarreal, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
  • Stanislav Vitha, Department of Microscopy and Imaging Center
  • Becky Watson, University Center & Special Events

Supervisor Award Recipients

  • Barbara Bayer, Dean’s Office, College of Geosciences
  • David Wentling, Office of Student Services, College of Architecture

Team Award Recipients

  • Healthy South Texas Team, Health Science Center:
    Tiffany Bond, Patricia Mayland, Maria Garcia, Jill Crouch, Delia Martinez, Sandra Garcia, Cheryl Bullen, Liza Cardenas, Maria Caudillo-Baladaran, Diana Cavazos, Rudy Flores, Veronica Ford, Evelia Castillo, Rose Lucio, and Debra Kellstedt
  • Hurricane Harvey Evacuation Team, TAMU-Galveston:
    Alex Crouse, Sarah West, Branston Harris, Joe-Nathan Timmons, Joe Hoff, and Betsy Bremer