Assessment & Advising Committee


  1. Develops and makes recommendations regarding college-wide Instructional testing, assessment, advising and placement policies and procedures. Academic policy recommendations will be submitted through the appropriate Council.
  2. Seeks input from all areas of the College regarding effectiveness of assessment, advising and placement procedures.
  3. Provides for the improvement of assessment, advising and placement Affairs on a college-wide basis.
  4. Coordinates assessment, advising and placement functions with task forces and college-wide committees.
  5. Maintains liaison with the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) through the Executive Director of Admissions and Records to ensure compliance with TSI requirements.
  6. Initiates research in cooperation with the Institutional Effectiveness Office and evaluates assessment, advising and placement services on a college-wide basis.
  7. Encourages use of technology in assessment, advising and placement.
  8. Develops policies and procedures for use of Instructional Testing Centers.

Recommendations: Forwarded to Academic and Student Affairs Council.

Meetings FY21: Meetings are held virtually (until further notice) on the 4th Friday (generally), 9:00am–11:00am on the following days: September 25, October 23, November 27, February 26, March 26, April 23, June 25, and July 23.

Meeting agendas and minutes (ACC Only)
Other questions about the Assessment and Advising Committee please contact Vanessa Hollis at

Chair (appointed by the VP, Student Affairs): Voncille Wright, Dean of Student Affairs, RGC, 223-3128,

Faculty Co-chair (elected by the Committee members): TBA

Position Name Appointed by Campus Phone Email
Dean of Student Affairs Voncille Wright Position RGC 3-3128
Dean of Student Affairs Roxane Royalty Position RVS 3-6019
Executive Director, Admissions & Records Linda Terry Position HBC 3-7503
TSI Coordinator Leilani 'Lani' Salinas Position HBC 3-7770
Director of Career & Academic Advising Kathy James Position HLC 3-7327
Director of Testing Holly Delacroix-DeRouen Position HYS 3-1541
Executive Director of Adult Education Katherine Dowdy Position HBC 3-7044
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices
(2-year terms)
Assessment Center Coordinator Zuleyka Izquierdo VP, Student Affairs HYS 3-3165
Counselor Howard Sharp VP, Student Affairs NRG 3-4729
Advising Supervisor Olga Eckert VP, Student Affairs RVS 3-6319
Advising Specialist Heather Beels VP, Student Affairs HLC 3-7324
Faculty, English Jeanne Chaltain Dept. Chair
CYP 3-2162
Faculty, Developmental Reading Ursula Parker Dept. Chair
Integrated Reading and Writing
RRC 3-0067
Faculty, Developmental Mathematics John Frederic Dept. Chair
CYP 3-2094
Faculty, English as a Second Language Susan Das ESOL Dept. Chair HLC 3-7452
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Instructional Dean Lorlie Ellis VP, Instruction NRG 3-4114
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Full-time Faculty Senate Association Jackie Burns Association Pres. RRC 3-0445
Full-time Faculty Senate Association Kate Patton Association Pres RRC 3-0262
Adjunct Faculty Association Sarah Wilson Association Pres. CYP 3-1790
Adjunct Faculty Association Ping Chu Association Pres. HLC TBA
Association of Professional & Technical Employees Sidnie Campbell Association Pres. NRG 3-4728
Classified Employees Association Miguel DeLeon Association Pres. HBC 3-7667
Student Government Association Lira Ramirez Association Pres. HLC 3-7448