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Spirit Coordinating Committee


The Spirit Coordinating Committee shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Managing Director of the Center for Campus Life for matters affecting spirit squads, spirit activities, and traditions. The committee shall be responsible for making recommendations to the Managing Director of the Center for Campus Life through the Assistant Director of Spirit & Traditions within the Center for Campus Life regarding programs, services, advisement, policies, and/or procedures that impact the engagement and connection of students and the University community to Texas Tech University history, spirit and traditions, specifically working with the Cheerleaders, Pom Squad, Masked Rider, Raider Red, High Rider, and Saddle Tramps.

Operating Procedures:

The Spirit Coordinating Committee will develop operating procedures subject to the approval of the Managing Director of the Center for Campus Life. Copies of all minutes and reports will be provided to all committee members, the Managing Director of Center for Campus Life, and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs. The Managing Director for Center for Campus Life, in conjuction with the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs, will reveiw and approve committee recommendations. Subcommittees, as appropriate, can be utilized to assist the committee.

The Assistant Director ofSpirit & Traditions within the Center for Campus Life serves as a non-voting, resource person for the committee and assists in coordination of meetings, soliciting agenda items, establishing an agenda, and coordinating minutes from each meeting.


The Managing Director of Center for Campus Life will appoint members each June. Members may serve multiple terms.


A committee chairperson is appointed by the Managing Director ofCenter for Campus Life every two years. Chairpersons can serve multiple terms.


Department Representing
Chris Snead (chair)
Alumni Assocation, Saddle Tramps Advisor
Stephanie Rhode
Spirit Program Director (non-voting, resource person)
Alicia Knight
Alumni Spirit Squad Member & Insitutional Advancement
Paige Holland
Athletic Department Representative
Elvis Moya
Athletic Department Representative
Bruce Bills
Cheer Coach
Brooklyn Barber
All-Girl Cheer Representative
Bradley Schaefer
Co-Ed Cheer Representative
Bridgette VanWeezel
Co-Ed Cheer Representative
Goin' Band from Raiderland, Student Representative
Duane Hill
Director, Goin' Band from Raiderland
Greek Life Representative
Melissa Tees
High Riders
Becky Kilgore
High Riders, Advisor
Leslie Cranford
Marketing & Communications
Stacy Moncibaiz
Masked Rider Program Reprsentative
Kelsey Buckner
Pom Squad Member
Erin Harold
Pom Squad Coach
Zach Bohls
Raider Red Program Representative
Ryan McCabe
Saddle Tramps
Alex Alston
Student Government Association
Alyssa Singleton
Tech Activities Board
Brandon Taylor
Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions/Visitor's Center


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Lubbock, TX 79409

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