Texas Tech University

Meet the Staff

Joie LeRette, M.Ed. (She, Her)

Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life


Joie, originally from Iowa, attended Iowa State University, where she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in History in 2015. Joie received her Master's Degree in Professional Counseling at the University of West Georgia. She has been serving the fraternity and sorority members at Texas Tech since 2017. In her free time, Joie can be found playing with her dog Norman and trying new bakes and recipes to share with her team. 


Contact For: 

Organization Liason:

  • Oversee Office Operations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Risk Compliance
  • Conduct/Partnership Process
  • Advisor/Alumni Engagement & Education
  • Council of Presidents
  • Assessment
  • Campus & Community Partnerships
  • College Panhellenic Council (CPH) Presidents & Executive Board
  • CPH New Member Education
  • CPH Roster Management
  • Potential Member Engagement 
  • Marketing/Recruitment Efforts
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Alpha Phi
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Chi Omega 
  • Delta Delta Delta 
  • Delta Gamma
  • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Kappa Delta
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Zeta Tau Alpha

Alexis Ortiz, M.Ed. (She, Her)

Associate Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life


Alexis is a 2x Red Raider Graduate, obtaining her bachelor's in History and master's in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech. Alexis has been a proud Red Raider since 2014, serving in various roles such as involved student leader, Student Assistant, Graduate Assistant, and now a full-time staff member. Alexis is passionate about culturally-based fraternal organizations, student involvement, and leadership development. In her free time, Alexis can be found watching reality TV and spending time with her husband and three dachshunds.

Alexis is a proud and financial member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


Contact For: 

Organization Liason: 

  • Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) Presidents & Executive Board
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Presidents & Executive Board
  • Risk Management/ Health & Wellness
  • MGC/NPHC Roster Management
  • MGC/NPHC New Member Education
  • Marketing
  • Potential Member Engagement
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Alpha Sigma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Alpha Omega Multicultural Fraternity, Inc.
  • Delta Alpha Sigma Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Delta Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc.
  • Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc.
  • Gamma Beta National Fraternity, Inc.
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc.
  • Lambda Delta Psi Sorority, Inc.
  • Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Robbie Guilford (He, Him)
Assistant Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life


Robbie attended the University of Arizona, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and another in Public Management & Policy in 2017. He is currently pursuing his Master of Arts in Leadership with a Concentration in Student Affairs in Higher Education at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs which he is expected to graduate in 2023. Robbie was a Founding Father of the Upsilon Alpha Chapter of The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) at the University of Arizona. He also worked for the International Headquarters of FIJI as Field Secretary where he visited 60+ campuses throughout the United States and Canada. In his free time, Robbie can be found hanging out with friends and exploring new places.



Contact For: 

Organization Liason:

  • Leadership/Academic Achievement
  • Interfraternity Council (IFC) Presidents & Executive Board
  • IFC Roster Management
  • IFC New Member Education
  • Alpha Gamma Rho
  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Beta Theta Pi
  • Beta Upsilon Chi
  • Chi Psi
  • Delta Chi
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • Delta Sigma Phi
  • Delta Tau Delta
  • Farmhouse
  • Kappa Alpha Order
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Nu
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Theta Chi

Melina Barboza (She/Her)

Graduate Assistant, Fraternity & Sorority Life


Melina is a second-year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration Masters program. She is from Corpus Christi, Texas. In December 2020, she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. She became a Graduate Assistant for the office in August of 2021.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog Nebula, watching Schitt's Creek, or playing volleyball.


Contact For: 

Organization Liason: 

  • Student Employment Opportunities
  • Grade Reports
  • Civic Engagement
  • Social Media & Website
  • Rho Lambda Honor Society
  • Co-Advise CPH & MGC

Taylor Harris 
Graduate Assistant, Fraternity & Sorority Life


Taylor is a second-year graduate student from Fort Worth, Texas. Taylor graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies with a minor in English in May of 2021. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Higher Education Administration. In her free time, Taylor enjoys cooking and spending time with friends.


Contact For:

Organization Liason:

  • Student Employment Opportunities
  • Grade Reports
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts
  • Digital/Print Graphic Design & Apparel
  • Order of Omega Honor Society
  • Co-Advise IFC & NPHC

Student Assistants, Fraternity & Sorority Life 

Norma Aguiluz (She, Her)

Norma is a fourth-year undergraduate student from Houston, Texas. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Biology a minor in Forensic Sciences and will be graduating in May 2023. Norma plans to pursue a Master's Degree in Medical Sciences after graduation. In her free time, Norma enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and trying new coffee shops.


Gillian Norton (She, Her)

Gillian is a fourth-year undergraduate from Norton, Massachusetts. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Food Science with a minor in general business and will be graduating in May 2023. Gillian plans to pursue a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration after graduation. In her free time she enjoys baking for her friends and family.


Contact For:

  • Administrative Tasks
  • Office Communications
  • Roster Management (ICS)
  • Room Reservations
  • Website Updates/TechConnect
  • Community Newsletter