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Leadership Staff

LT                                                                          MB
Lathes Towns                                                                              Mike Barnette
Director, Transition & Family Relations                                       Coordinator, Transition & Family Relations


  Kristy O'Keefe
Student Transition Coordinator

Kristy O’Keefe is a senior Kinesiology major from Van Alstyne, Texas. She is the current President of Tarleton Serves, an organization that plans Alternative Spring Break and other service projects within the Stephenville community. She is also an active member in Greek life, Sigma Alpha Pi, and attends the BSM here at Tarleton! This is Kristy’s first year to be working with the transition programs and she loves every second of it. This will be her last summer before graduation and she is so excited to spend it serving the Class of 2019!

  Tyler Daniels
Student Transition Coordinator

Tyler Daniels is a junior Marketing major from Lindale, Texas. He is a coordinator for Tarleton Round Up, a service project that goes out into the community and helps residents. He is an active member in Greek life at Tarleton and is a member of the Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society. Serving as a Duck Camp and Transition Week leader last year, he was named Duck Camp Leader of the Week. He can’t wait to serve the Class of 2019 and welcome them home.

 M'Kenna Gillespie
Student Transition Coordinator

M’Kenna Gillespie is a junior Health Care Administration major from Mertzon, Texas.  She is involved in the Tarleton Wesley, BSM, local nursing homes, and previously served as a Tarleton Transition Mentor (TTM) for the Class of 2018.  She is also a member of the Delta Mu Delta, Sigma Alpha Pi, and Delta Epsilon Iota honor societies.   This is her last summer before graduation and she couldn’t imagine a better way to spend it than by welcoming home the Class of 2019!