Arthur Watson - AAPO Governing Committee

Executive Director
Transition Academic Programs

Phone: 979-845-5916

Chair, AAPO Governing Committee 

Florence Davies - AAPO Governing Committee

Assistant Director
University Writing Center

Phone: 979-845-2110

AAPO Governing Committee 

Rebecca Hankins - AAPO Governing Committee

Associate Professor, Certified Archivist, Librarian/Curator
Cushing Memorial Library & Archives

Phone: 979-845-1951

Rebecca Hankins is Associate Professor, Curator, and Librarian for Africana Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Arabic Language at Texas A&M University, where she has worked since 2003. She was recently elected the Regent for Exam Development for the Academy of Certified Archivists and a Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists.  Ms. Hankins received a B.A. from Loyola University New Orleans, an M.L.I.S. from Louisiana State University, and is a Certified Archivist with the Academy of Certified Archivists.

Patricia Alexander - AAPO Governing Committee

Associate Director
Career Center

Phone: 979-845-5139

Patricia has been affiliated with Texas A&M and the Career Center for over 20 years.  With a passion for career development, her niche involves assisting and directing students toward their career aspirations.  Her life-long pursuit is for quality and enlightened Education evidenced by her certification as a secondary business teacher.  She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Education from Delta State University.  During her tenure at A&M, she has pursued continuing education coursework in Human Resources Development.  Her previous experiences have involved counseling and teaching in high school and proprietary, business school settings with retail sales and product marketing in the business sector.

Karen Banks - AAPO Governing Committee

Lead Office Associate
College of Liberal Arts

Phone: 979-845-2647

Karen Banks is currently a Business Coordinator I for the Academic Business office, servicing the Hispanic Studies, International Studies, and Sociology departments within the College of Liberal Arts. She has been employed with Texas A&M since February of 2016. Banks began her career at TAMU as Administrative Support for the College of Liberal Arts’ Social Engagement Commons initiative by planning academic activities, conferences, and workshops. She also managed the front office workflow and student scheduling for the Office of the Dean. While working in the Office of the Dean, Banks’ primary duty was to help build and sustain Aggie Agora, one of Liberal Arts’ key initiatives.

Val Coleman - AAPO Governing Committee

Program Coordinator
Academic Success Center

Phone: 979-458-4900

AAPO Governing Committee