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Meet the Officers and Advisors

Introducing the 2018-2019 Officers:

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Baylee Buehne, Director

Baylee

Classification: Junior

Major: Criminal Justice

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined to help serve the community and as a way to get involved. I also joined in order to make new friends.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part about Bobcat Build is getting to meet homeowners and hear their stories and actually see the impact that Bobcat Build has on the community.

Laura Arsto, Director

Laura

Classification: Senior

Major: Biology

Why did you join Bobcat Build?I joined Bobcat Build initially to gain community service hours and get involved. The reason I’m in Bobcat Build now has to deal with the relationships, memories, and fun I have when I’m with the committee members and officers. Bobcat Build gave me a place to call home at this university and I am forever grateful!

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part about Bobcat Build is the people. After 4 years of being part of such a large organization, I have met some of my closest friends.

Mario Castro, Operations Co-Chair

Mario

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Exercise and Sports Science

Why did you join Bobcat Build? This organization showed me what it means to serve a purpose bigger than myself. Prior to becoming an officer, I saw the work all the officers were putting in to achieve this one goal. Realizing they weren't receiving direct benefit from this one goal, it had motivated me to put my all into this organization! I want to be able to contribute to a purpose as big as this.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is the responsibility we have. Although it can be stressful at times, its fun knowing that there is going to be a goal that will be met. Plus, the officers and the advisors are such awesome people!

Nicole Moffitt, Operations Co-Chair

Nicole

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Finance

Why did you join Bobcat Build? To become more involved at Texas State and to meet new people.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? I love being able to give back to the San Marcos community and be involved on campus. Bobcat Build is a great organization and has given me an opportunity to volunteer my time and make a difference while meeting new people and making new friends.

Zachary Lopez, Outreach Co-Chair

Zach

Classification: Junior

Major: Electronic Media

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build because I wanted to join an organization where I can help make a difference in peoples lives.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is helping people that are in need. I love helping others and being a part of the committee is a great way to give back to the people of San Marcos.

Xiomara Gomez, Outreach Co-Chair

Xio

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Accounting

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I wanted to join an organization, but I didn't know which one. I was recommended Bobcat Build through a friend and i really liked it afterwards.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is the relationship I have with my friends here and how we got along so fast.

Nika Ross, Recruitment Co-Chair

Nika

Classification: Junior

Major: Business Management

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build to help others in need, and to get involved with my community, and make new friends.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is meeting new friends, that have the same passions as me. And knowing that we helped alot of people in our community.

Maddy Kelly, Recruitment Co-Chair

Maddy

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Recreational Administration

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined hoping to find a way to volunteer and help others. I also wanted to be very involved on campus and get out of my comfort zone.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? I enjoy being able to see the students getting involved and willing to help their community.

 

Luis Cruz, Programs Co-Chair

Luis

Classification: Junior

Major: Accounting

Why did you join Bobcat Build? To help the community that has given so much to me.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? The satisfaction of a successful Bobcat Build Day!

Belinda Atta, Programs Co-Chair

Belinda

Classification: Junior

Major: Social Work

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I heard about Bobcat Build in high school. We were just starting the tradition in the community before I graduated and I was really excited about the impact it would make on others.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is seeing first hand the impact that Texas State students have on our community and hearing the positive feedback we receive from homeowners.

Introducing the Advisors:

Hunter Taylor, Graduate Assistant

Hunter

Title: Graduate Assistant for Community Engagement and Co-Advisor of Bobcat Build

Master's Program: Student Affairs and Higher Education (SAHE)

 

Amanda Martindale, Advisor

Amanda

Title: Coordinator for Service

Role: Full time staff within Student Involvement and advisor of Bobcat Build and Student Volunteer Connection (SVC)

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