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The CNS Staff Committee is composed of staff members from a variety of units across the College of Natural Sciences. Approximately half of the committee turns over each year. If you wish to volunteer, email us at cns-staff-committee@utlists.utexas.edu or respond to a call for new members typically sent via email during the summer or early fall.


2021 - 2022 Committee Members


executive committee 

Co-Chair: Linda Humphreys | Project Manager, Office of Information Technology

Co-Chair: Melva Harbin | Academic Program Coordinator, Physics

Secretary: Stephanie Huntzis | Sr. Administrative Associate, Nutritional Sciences

Treasurer: Heather Herrick | Marine Science Coordinator, Marine Science Institute


diversity & inclusion committee 

Addie Kohlmetz | Camp Director, UTeach Outreach

Victoria Obioma | Sr. Administrative Associate, Statistics & Data Sciences

Sasha Schellenberg | Administrative Manager, Statistics & Data Sciences

Angel Syrett | Special Projects Leader, CNS Strategic Research Initiatives


networking & highlights

Anise Hawkins | Program Coordinator, CNS Strategic Research Initiatives

Heather Herrick | Marine Science Coordinator, Marine Science Institute

Genevieve Hughes | Director of Gift & Estate Planning, CNS

Lyndsey Kirk | Research Associate, Neuroscience


training & wellness

Stephanie Huntzis | Sr. Administrative Associate, Nutritional Sciences

Elizabeth Osterndorff-Kahanek | Research Engineering Scientist IV, Neuroscience

Farbod Shafiei | Staff Scientist, Physics

Amy Winters | Manager for Content and Communications, UTeach


Prior Committee Members