Governor Also Names Student Representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
May 23, 2019
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms set to expire on May 31, 2020, effective June 1, 2019. Additionally, the Governor appointed the student representative to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for a term set to expire on May 31, 2020, effective June 1, 2019.
Texas A&M University System
Levi McClenny of College Station is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University. He serves as a pilot and platoon leader for the United States Army Reserves. He received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University.
Midwestern State University
Andrew Wolf of Wichita Falls is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry in the pre-medicine track from Midwestern State University. He is a member of the Pre-Professional Health Science Club, Biology Club, and the McCoy College Mentor Program.
Stephen F. Austin State University
Zoe Smiley of Kingwood is pursuing a Master of Arts in student affairs and higher education from Stephen F. Austin State University. She received a Bachelor of Science in animal science from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Texas Southern University
Ashley Pleas Johnson of Kansas City, Missouri is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Texas Southern University.
Texas State University System
Katey McCall of Orange is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in political science and a minor in legal studies from Lamar University. She is a student assistant to the Departments of Psychology and Political Science, and also volunteers with the Humane Society of South East Texas.
Texas Tech University System
Sean Lewis of Detroit, Michigan is pursuing a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University Law School. He previously served as Student Government Association (SGA) Director of Outreach, SGA Chief of Staff, and Student Body President. He received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Texas Tech University.
Texas Woman’s University
Lexi D’Abrosca of Carrollton is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology with a minor in government from Texas Woman’s University in the honors college.
University of Houston System
John Fields of Houston is pursuing a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He is president of the Federalist Society and is a member of the Mock Trial Team. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and management from the University of Houston.
University of North Texas System
Alexandra “Alex” Harrel is pursuing a Master of Education in higher education student affairs from University of North Texas. Harrel received a Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, where she restarted and led the Islander Catholic Student Organization and served as a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.
University of Texas System
Daniel Dominguez of El Paso is pursuing a Doctoral degree in educational leadership and administration from The University of Texas at El Paso. Dominguez, who was born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and became a naturalized citizen in 2014, has 26 years of private sector work experience. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Juarez, and a Master of Science in economics and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at El Paso.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Lauren McKenzie of Montgomery is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in education from Texas Tech University. She represents the College of Education and chairs the College of Education Committee and is vice-chair of the Academics Committee in Texas Tech Student Government Association.