Parents Council

The College of Liberal Arts Parents Council is a vital part of the College’s success. The Council promotes the recognition, well-being, progress, and success of the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin by assisting the Dean, Development Team, and College faculty and administrators in securing philanthropic support for the College’s students, faculty, and programs, as well as championing College strategies and priorities by providing strong leadership and guidance.

The Council will achieve its purpose through a membership of individuals whose leadership and accomplishments bring credit to the College and who individually and collectively:

  • Engage with College leadership, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends to broaden knowledge, understand university/college procedures, and to be an informed ambassador to their communities.
  • Inform College leadership of personal anecdotes, experiences, current trends, events, potential connections, and issues that may influence, enhance, and guide the good work of the College.
  • Promote College priorities, accomplishments, and future plans and needs among their communities and across the state, nation, and beyond.
  • Encourage private philanthropy as a means to enhance public support to enact the Dean’s vision and fulfill the College’s mission.

Liberal Arts Parents Council 

Joyce and Steve Sandweiss, Chairs

Mr. Matias Adrogue

Mrs. Laura Beuerlein

Mr. Stephan Beuerlein

Mrs. Jessica Bowlin

Mr. John Bowlin

Mr. Brooke Coburn

Mrs. Gina Coburn

Mr. John Cummings

Kory Cummings

Mrs. Adrienne Draper

Mr. David Draper

Mrs. Cynthia Eigen

Mr. David Eigen

Ms. Leila El-Hakam

Melissa Francis

Mrs. Lisa Goldberg

Mr. Neil Goldberg

Mr. Robert Hoodis

Ms. Shawn Jackson

Mr. William Jackson

Ms. Robin Kamin

Mr. Steven Kamin

Mrs. Katherine Kardesch

Mr. Matthew Kardesch

Mr. Andrew McFarland

Ms. Gretchen McFarland

Mrs. Maureen Perea

Mr. Paul Perea

Mrs. Elizabeth Robertson

Mr. Corbin Robertson

Mrs. Aurily Sandler

Ms. Karen Seltzer