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Strategic Planning Committee

CHARGE: The 2021-2022 Strategic Planning Committee will undertake the following tasks:

  • Revisit and possibly revise the UHD Mission and Vision Statements
  • Use these revisions as a guide for creating recommendations on UHD's strategic priorities and directions through 2027 and beyond
  • Design and plan for the next UHD.


Name Title
Marty Baylor Interim Vice President Administration & Finance
Wendy Burns-Ardolino Dean College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lucy Bowen Executive Director, Academic and Student Affairs
Liboria Chavez Graduate Student
Kit Cho Assistant Professor of Social Sciences
Sucheta Choudhuri Associate Professor of English
Lynette Cook-Francis Special Advisor to the President
Shannon Cunningham Director of Academic Schedule & Integrated Service
Jonathan Davis Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Chair
Kedrienne Day Consultant, Mission Advancement
Ermelinda DeLaVina Interim Dean College of Sciences and Technology
Krista Gehring Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Heather Goltz Associate Professor of Social Work
Paula Mendoza President & CEO, Possible Missions, Inc.
Whitney Morgan Associate Professor of Management
Mahalia Ogude Undergraduate Student
Hope Pamplin Director, Disability Services
Ben Robles Director of Student and Advising Services (MDCOB)
Rachna Sadana Professor of Biology and Biochemistry, Chair
Brandi Smith-Irving Executive Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Jemma Sylvester-Caesar Director Gator Success Center
Meritza Tamez Dean of Students
Krysti Turnquest Director of the Accelerated Transfer Academy
Vassilios Tzouanas Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Technology, Chair
Margaret Wallace-Brown Director, City of Houston Planning & Development Department


Upcoming Meetings: Past Meetings:
October 22, 2021 September 10, 2021
November 8, 2021 September 17, 2021
November 9, 2021 September 24, 2021
  October 8, 2021
  October 14, 2021
  October 15, 2021


Liza Alonzo
Director, Events & Alumni Relations
Natalie Boehm
Assistant Director, Academic and Student Affairs
Nazly Dyer
Executive Director, Data Analytics and Institutional Research
Sheila Lloyd
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Natacha Poggio
Assistant Professor, Arts & Communication