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Standing Committees

Graduation Ceremonies Committee

The charge of the Committee is to undertake the planning and supervision of graduation ceremonies. The Committee is appointed by and responsible to the President with recommendations by the Committee on Committees. Members shall serve two-year terms. No member shall be eligible to serve more than two consecutive terms.

Structure: 15 members

2 at-large faculty members
1 undergraduate student
1 graduate student
1 member of the UTSA Alumni Association
Representative from Alumni Programs
Executive Director, Office of Special Events
Special Events Coordinator
Representative from Facilities Services
Representative from Bookstore
Representative from UTSA Police Department
Representative from Department of Music
Director of Downtown Registrar Operations
Representative from College of Business
Registrar or designees


Iliana Alanis College of Education and Human Development 8/31/2016
Ela Tekkaya Poursani College of Architecture 8/31/2015
Velie Sando Undergraduate student 8/31/2015
Sonya Eddy Graduate student 8/31/2015
Philip Morales Alumni Association 8/31/2015
Anne Englert Alumni Programs Ex officio
Patricia Graham, Chair Executive Director, Office of Special Events Ex officio
Alex Perez Special Events Coordinator Ex officio
John Japhet Facilities Services Ex officio
Zenobia West Bookstore Representative Ex officio
Doug Sonego UTSA Police Department Ex officio
Ron Ellis Department of Music Ex officio
Fred Hample Director of Downtown Registrar Operations Ex officio
Karen Williams College of Business Ex officio
Joseph Decristoforo Office of the Registrar Ex officio

Last updated 8/25/2014