The complex and unique nature of academic technology requires cooperation and consultation from various segments of the A&M System community–instructional technology, information systems and services, and academic affairs.

As the academic technology domain is dynamic, CATIE will have a flexible structure to respond to System initiatives and issues at hand. To that extent, membership is extended to include representatives with expertise in various areas to work on task forces and/or committees as needed.

Ideal CATIE members are:

  • Academic leaders (e.g. Assistant Vice Presidents, Assistant Deans) overseeing academic technology operations
  • Directors of Distance Learning and/or Instructional Technology
  • Faculty members with a proven record of innovative use of technology in teaching
  • Professionals in charge of technology-based training and outreach

Chief Academic Officers (CAO) or Directors of A&M System members appoint CATIE members representing their institutions. CATIE members are appointed for three years with the possibility of re-appointment.


Council Leadership:

  • Dr. Kris Drumheller — CATIE Chair
  • Kimberly Grotewold — Vice Chair
  • THECB Learning Technology Advisory Committee (LTAC) representatives — Dr. Rolando Garza, Charlene Stubblefield
InstitutionFirst Name (click to email)Last NameTitleTerm Ends (May 31st of)
Texas A&M International UniversityPatAbregoDirector, Instructional Technology & Distance Education2026
Texas A&M University – CommerceJessicaAdamsState Authorization Compliance Coordinator2026
Tarleton State UniversityJustinCarrellDirector, Academic Technology2026
Texas A&M University – TexarkanaRachaelCherryInstructor of Adult Education2025
West Texas A&M UniversityKrisDrumhellerAssociate Dean of Communication, Art, Theatre & Dance2026
Texas A&M University-Galveston CampusKathrynFalvoInstructional Assistant Professor of History2026
Texas A&M AgriLife ExtensionJillFayAssistant Director, Creative Services2025
Texas A&M University – KingsvilleRolandoGarzaDirector, Distance Learning & Instructional Technology2024
Texas A&M University -San AntonioKimberlyGrotewoldLibrarian IV2024
Texas A&M Engineering Extension ServiceMargaretGuilloryInstructional Designer III2025
West Texas A&M UniversityLoraHaaslManager, Instructional Technology Services2024
The Texas A&M University System OfficesJamesHallmarkVice-Chancellor for Academic AffairsIndefinite
Texas A&M Engineering Extension ServiceRayIvieDirector, TEEX Testing & Innovation Center2026
Texas A&M University -San AntonioShaJohnsonManager, Instructional Design2026
Texas A&M University – Corpus ChristiRobinJohnsonAssistant Professor of Curriculum, Instruction & Learning Sciences2024
Electronic & Information Resources AccessibilityCynthiaKauderAssociate Director, Information Technology2024
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment StationMichaelLearyChief Technology Officer2024
Texas A&M University – TexarkanaKaraMcDonaldInstructional Designer III2025
Texas A&M University Health Science CenterJasonMoatsDirector, USA Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness; Professor of the Practice, Health Policy and Management2026
Texas A&M University – KingsvilleAniruddhaMukhopadhyayAssistant Professor of English2025
Texas A&M UniversitySunayPalsoleAssistant Vice Chancellor for Engineering Remote Education2024
Texas A&M University – Central TexasHomayraRadAssociate Director, Instructional Technology Services2026
Texas A&M University – Central TexasRichardSchilkeChief Academic Technology Officer2025
Texas A&M Transportation InstituteAnthonySchneiderChief Information Officer2025
The Texas A&M University System OfficesJamesSearlesProgram Director, Academic AffairsIndefinite
Prairie View A&M UniversityKelleyShafferManager of Instructional Design and Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction2026
Texas A&M AgriLife ExtensionKatlinShoemakerManager, Learning and Organizational Development2024
Tarleton State UniversityAimeeShouseAssociate Provost and Associate Vice President for Curriculum and Faculty Affairs and Dean of Faculty2025
Texas A&M University – CommerceEllaSimmonsAdministrative Associate II, Academic Technology2026
Chancellor's Student Advisory CouncilBillySnipesStudent Representative2024
Texas A&M International UniversityCynthiaSosaAssistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction2025
The Texas A&M University System OfficesMarkStoneChief Information OfficerIndefinite
Prairie View A&M UniversityCharleneStubblefieldExecutive Director, Center for Instructional Innovation & Technology Services2024
Texas A&M UniversityJocelynWidmerAssistant Provost for Academic Innovation2025
Texas map with Texas A&M System members indentified