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Meet the Officers and Advisors

Introducing the 2019-2020 Officers:

grouped officers

Baylee Buehne, Director

Baylee

Classification: Senior

Major: Criminal Justice

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build as a freshman hoping to make new friends and to become involved at Texas State. I have made lifelong friends from Bobcat Build and found something that I am truly passionate about doing.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is being able to meet new people at Texas State and also within the San Marcos community. I love talking with residents and fellow students about how Bobcat Build has personally impacted their life. I also like recruiting new people to join our planning committee and see their love for the organization grow throughout the year.

Mario Castro, Director

Mario

Classification: Junior

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, it's fun knowing that there is going to be a goal that will be met. Plus, the officers and the advisors are such awesome people!

Nika Ross, Recruitment Co-Chair

Nika

Classification: Junior

Major: Business Management, concentration in Human Resources

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 a lot of people in our community.

Zoe Wise, Recruitment Co-Chair

Zoe

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I wanted to get involved on campus and meet new people. I also wanted to give back to the community.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part is being able to meet the residents that we will be helping on the day of.

 

Marlee Mazza, Outreach Co-Chair

Marlee

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Applied Mathematics

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build because when I came to meetings I found a since of belonging at Texas State.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is getting to build relationships with the residents of San Marcos.

Xiomara Gomez, Outreach Co-Chair

Xio

Classification: Junior

Major: Accounting

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build to be involved and to make new friends along the way.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part about Bobcat Build is that I made connections with a lot of people that are now my friends. .

Luis Cruz, Programs Co-Chair

Luis

Classification: Senior

Major: Accounting

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

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

Maddy Kelly, Programs Co-Chair

Maddy

Classification: Junior

Major: Recreational Administration

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build in order to be able to volunteer and help 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.

Alex Mingle, Operations Co-Chair

Alex

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Exercise and Sports Science

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I joined Bobcat Build in order to get more involved on campus, meet new people, and give back to the community.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is being able to hang out with great people all year and seeing the impact we are able to make on the residents of San Macros.

Nicole Moffitt, Operations Co-Chair

Nicole

Classification: Junior

Major: Finance and Accounting

Why did you join Bobcat Build? I wanted to become more involved on campus and make new friends. I was a freshman at the time and a commuting student so I really didn't know a lot of people or do anything on campus other than go to class.

What is your favorite part of Bobcat Build? My favorite part of Bobcat Build is being able to give back to the San Marcos community and knowing I am a part of a program that affects so many residents. It is rewarding to see the impact this organization has on the community of San Marcos.

Introducing the Advisors:

Hunter Taylor, Graduate Assistant

Hunter

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

Master's Program: Student Affairs and Higher Education (SAHE), '20

Undergrad: Texas State University '18

 

Amanda Martindale, Advisor

Amanda

Title: Coordinator for Service

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