Meet Our Team
Kasaundra M. Garcia
Unit Coordinator Kasaundra Garcia is a West Texas native and Texas Tech alumna. Her responsibilities include assisting the unit in developing programs, activities and partnerships that help fulfill the mission of Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement as well as to assist in recruiting diverse students to Texas Tech University. Kasaundra also functions as the liaison for AVID Texas Tech, serving in the provision of adequate resources that include, financial, staffing, and materials. As the AVID campus liaison, she is responsible for developing and monitoring an AVID Campus Plan that includes provisions for student and faculty services and workshops as well as plans for future growth and development of the program. Kasaundra volunteers for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Service, Operation Baby watch and with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign. Prior to joining the team Kasaundra worked as the STAR Administrator for Catholic Charities, helping individuals and families who face crises or need social services to improve their quality of life. Her role was to establish and carry out departmental goals, policies and procedures, manage general activities, analyze financial statements and improve other performance indicators. Kasaundra has a Bachelors of Science in Retail Management.