The Commission Directors
The following Commissions have been established by the Senate: Diversity and Outreach, Finance, Freshmen Leadership, Government Affairs, Marketing, Programming, and Student Services.
Director of Diversity and Outreach: Nicolis Cantu
Biography to added shortly.
Director of Finance: Adrian Cooper
Adrian Cooper is a senior at Texas State University and is in his third year of participation in Student Government. He strives to seek solutions to the imperfections that have taken hold in Student Government, and is willing to do what it takes to ensure all voices of the student body are heard. He has had the honor to serve as Election Board Chairman, Senator for the College of Science and Engineering, Director of Student Services, and currently serves as Director of Finance under the Becerra-Castillo Administration. During his term as Senator for the College of Science and Engineering under the Clegg-Merritt Administration, Adrian was awarded Senator of the Year and Legislative Author of the Year by the senate body. Heading into his last and final year as a member of Student Government, Adrian looks forward to embracing the changes being made for the betterment of Student Government, building relationships among fellow Student Government members, and helping to ensure every student has proper representation to the Texas State administration.
Director of Freshman Leadership: Preston Nieves
Biography to be added shortly.
Director of Government Affairs: Alexa Browning
Alexa Browning is a sophomore and is majoring in Public Administration with a minor in Criminal Justice. She is currently serving in the role of President for the College Democrats of Texas State University after serving as the Vice President last year. This experience has taught her about local politics and is what caused her to apply for Director of Government Affairs. Alexa hopes that through her position she can increase voter turnout on campus and get students more interested in politics. President Ruben Becerra believes that Alexa Browning will be a great addition to the Cabinet after the advancement of former Director Alison Castillo. Senator Browning contains an advanced knowledge about campaigning for political office. Due to her knowledge and experience she will be of great help in Student Government’s efforts to increase the voter turnout for National, State, local, and Student Government elections.
Director of Marketing: Monnette Villarreal
Monnette Villarreal is a sophomore pursuing a B.S. in Biochemistry. Monnette's experience with Student Government began with Freshman Council serving as the Clerk of the Council. In her position Monnette is thrilled to rebrand the image of Student Government through progressive changes to our Social Media and physical image. Not only will Monnette help create a new and portrayal of Student Government she is also tasked with providing information to the Student Body on behalf of the Senate and is working diligently to ensure truthful and speedy communication to the Student Body.
Director of Programs: Alex Plunkett
Senator Plunkett was the only applicant for the Director of Programming, showing his dedication to serve the students. Thomas “Alex” Plunkett is a sophomore pursuing a degree in International Business. He has been a Senator-at-Large since Spring 2018 and the interim Director of Programs since the Fall of 2018. In his time at Texas State Alex has been involved in other organizations on campus. Last Spring, he joined a Student organization called Rescue Her. Rescue Her’s purpose is to educate students and the public in San Marcos of the warning signs and patterns associated with Sex Trafficking. In the Fall of 2018 Alex had the privilege of joining The Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Texas State. Later that fall he became a chairman of the Fraternity working alongside Risk Management. This past Summer Alex obtained a job working as a Security Logistics Operator.
Director of Student Services: Tucker Thompson
Biography to be added shortly.