Texas Tech University

Student Media Committee


The Student Media Committee is responsible for advising the vice president for student affairs on matters relating to student media.


Appointments will be made by the vice president for student affairs from nominations received through standard procedures. Terms for faculty and staff members are three years, one year for students. Committee members may be reappointed.

Operating Procedures:

The committee will develop its own operating procedures subject to approval by the vice president for student affairs. Copies of any minutes or reports are to be provided to the vice president for student affairs, to the Faculty Senate, and to the University Library. The chairperson may be invited to visit the Faculty Senate to inform the Senate of the activities of the committee during the year.


The committee will elect its chairperson annually from the faculty members who are in their final year of service.


See below membership code.

Name College/Department Membership Code Term Began Term Ends
Aiken, Avery Student Member
2020 2021
Calamoneri, Tanya College of Visual and Performing Arts
2020 2024
Chambers, Emily Student Member
2020 2021
Do, Christopher Student Member
2020 2021
Eko, Leo  College of Media and Communication
2020 2024
Fedler, Cliff Whitacre College of Engineering
2018 2021
Li, Nan Ag Education and Communications 1 2018 2021
Millan, Abraham Student Member 2 2020 2021
Paxton, Madison Student Member 2 2020 2021
Rice, Rich College of Arts and Sciences 1 2018 2021
Schmitt, Hailey Student Member 2 2020 2021
Thurston, Jaret Student Member 2 2020 2021
Whitfield, Lynn  Library 1 2018  2021
Peterson, Susan Director of Student Media 3 Ex-officio  
Winegarner, Brett   Alumni Association Marketing & Communications 5 Ex-officio  
Young, Glenys Student Media Alumni Representative 4 Ex-officio  


  1. Six (6) faculty members, only one from the College of Media and Communication.
  2. Six (6) student members, none of whom shall be paid staff members of The Daily Toreador , La Ventana or Freshman Directory or elected officers or members of the Student Government Association.
  3. Director of Student Media, ex-officio, nonvoting
  4. Representative from Student Media alumni with professional publications experience, ex-officio, nonvoting
  5. Representative from campus publications, ex-officio, nonvoting