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President's Meritorious Service

Since 1986, The Association of Former Students has joined with the president of Texas A&M University in recognizing outstanding staff members for their meritorious service to the university with the President's Meritorious Service Awards. These awards are presented to 25 outstanding staff employees, two outstanding supervisors and two outstanding teams.  

Each individual recipient receives $1,000, a plaque, and a lapel pin. Teams are recognized with a plaque for departmental display, and members of each team receives $200, a framed certificate, and a lapel pin. Each recipient of the Supervisor Award receives $1,500 award, a plaque, and a lapel pin.

Donors to The Association of Former Students provide funding for this program. The program is managed by Texas A&M Human Resources. More information about the history of the award, the nomination process, and a listing of previous recipients, please visit

2021 Individual Award Recipients

  • Jaime Andres ’14,Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Zuleika Carrasco-Martinez ’99, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
  • Ed Casto, Utilities and Energy Services, Division of Finance and Operations
  • Sandra Church, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Christopher W. Diem ’05, Office of Student Affairs, College of Medicine
  • Sharon Esparza, Department of Mathematics, College of Science
  • Clarice Fulton, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  • Deb Griffin, Student Conduct Office, Division of Student Affairs
  • Maggie Guzman, Department of Residence Life, Division of Student Affairs
  • Dana J. Hernandez, Department of Public Health Studies, School of Public Health
  • Sandra Horton, Department of Chemistry, College of Science
  • Maria Jaramillo-Gonzalez, Office of the Dean, Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
  • Kay B. Keefer, Sponsored Research Services, Division of Research
  • Kris L. May, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts
  • Jennifer Merrywell, Office of the Dean, School of Law
  • Jamie Ryan Neff, Office of the Dean, College of Education & Human Development
  • Meagan Orsag ’04, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education & Human Development
  • Sherry B. Parker, Department of Marine and Coastal Environmental Science, Texas A&M Galveston Campus
  • Sarah Shivers, Chartwells
  • Melanie Upton, Office of Strategy Management, Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness
  • Bradley Urbanczyk ’97, Environmental Health & Safety, Division of Finance and Operations
  • Yolanda Veals, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Tommie Ward, Office of the Dean, College of Architecture
  • Janie Lois Williams ’98 and ’18, Athletics
  • Nicholas Wilson, Division of Marketing and Communications

2021 Supervisor Award Recipients

  • Tracy Cullen, Office of the President
  • Ralph Davila, Facilities and Dining Administration, Division of Finance and Operations

2021 Team Award Recipients

  • Appelt Aggieland Visitor Center, Division of Enrollment and Academic Services: Maritza Bailey, Kalee Castanon and Jearlene L. Talbert
  • Education Abroad Team: Remy M. Ball, Corinne Beverly, Melissa T. Burns, Caleb Chapman, Drew Crawford, Erin A. Kibler, Catherine Martin, Jessica Meado, Pascale Parker, Melanie Glees Rogers, Irene Scott, Orié Varner, Amaris Vázquez Vargas and Trisha Winkle


Past Award Recipients 



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