The RELLIS Student Advisory Council is the representative body for all students, from regional universities to Blinn College, who attend classes at the RELLIS Campus.
RSAC holds in-person meetings in Academic Building 2 every first and third Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
Contact Shelby Aaron at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on meeting locations and times.
Interested in joining RSAC?
Email Carlos Pinkerton at cpinkerton@RELLIS.TAMUS.edu
The RELLIS Student Advisory Council’s purpose and mission is to help foster a community on the RELLIS Campus and make the student experience the best it can be, while leading by example.
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2020 – 2021 Council Leadership
“No matter what institution you come from, know that at RELLIS we are a family.”
Shelby joined the RELLIS Student Advisory Council, because she feels like RELLIS is her home away from home and wanted to share that with the rest of the students on campus. She wants to be the voice of students here at RELLIS, so that they can be heard. Shelby wants to further her education by getting a Masters in Psychology as well as her Doctorates. After she finishes school, she wants to be a Psychologist and eventually open up her practice as well as be a professor.
“We value each individual’s distinct contribution to the sense of community at the RELLIS Academic Alliance.”
Our Executive Vice president James Loya is a senior and a native from Tyler, Texas. As he plays the role of executive vice president his mission is to bring a sense of community to our campus within involvement. He attends Texas A&M International pursuing a communication degree with a focus on marketing. After graduation Loya would like to go on and start off as a college recruiter with The RELLIS campus, and after working for a various years go back and pursue a graduate degree in higher education focused within student affairs. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, traveling, Binge watch Netflix, and getting to meet new people. If you see him on campus, come by and introduce yourself as he likes making new conversations with others!
“We are committed to providing students from all walks of life an excellent education.”
Currently, LeeAnn is a senior studying business management at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi. She was a part of the first class here at RELLIS and joined the Student Advisory Council to help make students feel welcomed and ensure they have a voice in our growing community. After graduation, LeeAnn plans to get her piloting license and later become a marketing manager.
“Here at RELLIS we are a golden example of strength through diversity.”
James is from Shalimar Florida. He is studying Criminal Justice at Tarleton State. His Favorite part about RELLIS is the RELLIS Rangers. After undergrad James plans on attending Law School.
“We at RELLIS are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment that promotes maximizing each students potential for intellectual growth.”
Cade is a freshman in the dual enrollment program with Texas A&M and RELLIS. He is a business marketing major. He joined RSAC in hopes of doing his part to maintain the inclusive and supportive community that we have here at RELLIS. He will achieve this goal by acting as a positive representative and doing what he can to help any student in need.
Student Engagement Coordinator
Gerald Brown III
Student Leadership Activities Coordinator
Council Leadership Roles & Responsibilities:
The President shall oversee the general affairs of the RELLIS Student Advisory Council, serve as chair of the leadership team, preside over all leadership team and general body meetings, enforce a due observance of the bylaws, and perform other duties as directed by the organization. The president shall also be responsible for ensuring that the purposes of the organization are properly accomplished. The President shall be known as the Chief Executive Student on Campus and will represent the Student body at all meetings of Faculty and Administration in that capacity.
Executive Vice President
The Executive Vice President shall assume all duties of the president in his/her absence and assist the president in the performance of his/her duties. The Executive Vice President shall also monitor, coordinate and supervise the activities of each standing committee and prepare general body meeting agendas. The Executive Vice President will be the interim head of all vacant offices.
Vice President of Marketing
The VP of Marketing is responsible for brand awareness, overall promotion of RSAC and their events, as well as the website. This person will ensure that each event is properly publicized, that the website and social media are up to date with current information, and that everything RSAC promotes is within our designated branding guidelines.
Vice President of Grievances
The VP of Grievances shall be responsible for hearing and addressing all student concerns to the Executive Leadership Team & RELLIS leadership. The VP of Grievances shall the primary point of contact between the student body and the RELLIS SAC. The VP of Grievances shall address all concerns with the President of the RELLIS SAC and Advisor (s).
Vice President of Finance
The VP of Finance shall supervise all financial activities of the RELLIS Student Advisory Council. The VP of Finance will be responsible for the full and accurate accounting of receipts and disbursements, maintaining a system such that all monies and other valuable effects are deposited in the name and the credit of the RELLIS Student Advisory Council in such depositories as designated by the leadership team, and facilitating budgeting of committee activities approved by the leadership team. The VP of Finance shall also work closely with the secretary. The VP of Finance shall report the financial status of the organization during each leadership team meeting.
Vice President of Programs
The VP of Programs shall oversee all major programs for the RELLIS Campus. The VP of Programs shall be responsible for the planning and logistics of any major events outside of general body or executive leadership team meetings for the RELLIS Student Advisory Council. VP of Programs shall keep all documents that pertain to their specific job.
Vice President of Advocacy & Policy
The VP of Advocacy and Policy advice on all parliamentary issues that occur during general membership or leadership team meetings and maintain order. The VP of Advocacy and Policy shall chair the nominations committee and initiate the biennial (every 2 years) review of the bylaws. The VP of Advocacy and Policy shall set the timeline and guidelines for elections. The VP of Advocacy and policy shall maintain oversight the campaign and rules committee for RELLIS SAC.
Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion
The VP of Diversity and Inclusion shall be responsible for making sure that the RELLIS Campus is safe and inclusive campus for all students. The VP of Diversity and Inclusion shall head the D&I committee to create programming that ensures the education of all students on being global citizens through intentional programming.