Executive Committee

FY 2018 Executive Committee
FY 2018 Executive Committee
Jim Smiley, Jeannie Farahnak, Paige Buechley, Shannon Rios, Michael Aldape

The Executive Committee membership is composed of the EAC Chair, Past Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Historian. The Executive Committee sets the agenda for all meetings, recommends changes in the EAC Organization Guidelines or procedures, and provides overall and general guidance and direction for the EAC. Additionally, the Executive Committee serves as an information resource and sounding board for the Chancellor on issues of importance to UT System Employees.

Executive Committee for Fiscal Year 2018:

Paige Buechley (UT System Administration), Chair
ph: 512.499.4756

Jim Smiley (UT HSC Houston), Past Chair
ph: 713.500.8403

Jeannie Farahnak (UT Austin), Vice Chair
ph: 512.475.7140

Shannon Rios (UT San Antonio), Secretary
ph: 210.458.6786

Michael Aldape (UT Rio Grande Valley), Historian
ph: 956.882.8960

Ad Hoc Committees

Ad hoc committees may be appointed to assist the EAC with its work. These committees may include institution officers or employees who are not EAC representatives; however, the chair of the ad hoc committee must be a current EAC representative. The organization and constituency of ad hoc committees will be determined by the nature of the task.

FY 2018 Ad Hoc Committees

Communications/One System One Voice

One System One Voice Committee

Tricia White-Rhemtulla
Valerie Buchanan

Tilly Clark
Maribea Merritt
Dawn Meyer
Venetta Williams
Paige Buechley (Exec Committee Sponsor)


Regents Outstanding Employee Awards

Regents Outstanding Employee Awards Committee
Regents Outstanding Employee Awards Committee

Paula Austell (Chair)
Julia Spesivtseva
Brenda Timmons
Lisa Smith
Sally Bouis
Tania Secrest
Shannon Rios (Exec Committee Sponsor)


Salaries & Benefits

Salaries and Benefits Committee
Salaries and Benefits Committee

Christian Corrales
Naomi Emmett
Tracey Faulkinbury
Benji Hawkins
Jeffrey Meserve
Vanessa Ramos
Michael Aldape (Exec Committee Sponsor)


Morale & Wellness

Morale and Wellness Committee
Morale and Wellness Committee

Lettie Longoria
Moshmee Kalamkar
Peggy Mahfood
Mary Ann Tant
Jim Smiley
David Gonzalez
Jeannie Farahnak (Exec Committee Sponsor)