|hall of honor|
Kyle Clark - President
Assistant Director, New Student Services
Office of the Dean of Students
Some say, "At the end of the day, all you have is your word. Kyle says, that at the end of the day, you will only be remembered for your actions." Kyle Clark graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2001 with his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a minor in African and African-American Studies. In 2004, Kyle received his Master's in Higher Education Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently, he works at UT as a Student Affairs Administrator, with New Student Orientation Programs. Kyle conducts trainings, workshops and teaches courses with a focus on social justice, inclusion and fighting oppression. Kyle advises the Black Student Alliance and Student African American Brotherhood at UT, however, he gives his support to many organizations, specifically culturally-focused organizations. He is the recipient of the Brenda Burt Staff Award, the Most Outstanding Staff Award (both voted by students), the Presidential Staff Excellence Award, the Texas Parents Staff Merit Awards, and the Glenn Maloney 40 Acres Award (also voted by students).
Choquette Peterson - Vice-President
Angela Hodge - Treasurer
Malik A. Crowder - Scribe
Hall Coordinator, Jester East Dormitory
Division of Housing & Food Service
Malik A. Crowder is a hall coordinator at the University of Texas and works in the division of housing and food at Jester Hall. He has been a leader in student affairs for over ten years working for Abilene Christian University & the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City, where he directed housing, campus life and special events. Malik has a bachelor’s degree in family studies and masters in human development. During graduate school at (ACU) he was elected as the president of the graduate class. He also served as an officer in the Taylor county NAACP as chairman of press & publicity. Malik served as the chairman for entertainment with the East Austin Relay for life which is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. He and his wife participate on many cancer charities including the Lance Armstrong Foundation. Malik is married to the lovely Sharon Crowder of Abilene, Texas. He credits her term as a board member for the American Cancer Society in getting him started in professional volunteer work.
Sharon L. Bryant - Corresponding Secretary
Administrative Associate, Department of Finance
Red McCombs School of Business
Sharon has worked in higher education for twenty-one years. In June 2000, she joined the staff in the Finance Department in the McCombs School of Business where she is an Administrative Associate. She is the mother of three daughters and one son. She is also the proud grandmother of three grandsons.
Kennard Wright - Parliamentarian
LBJ School of Public Affairs
Kennard Wright is the Alumni Affairs Coordinator at the LBJ School of Public Affairs where he is responsible for alumni related programs and initiatives. Kennard is also active in the Austin community and is a graduate of Leadership Austin, the McBee Fellowship in Civic Entrepreneurship with the Austin Area Research Organization, and of AISD Up Close. He previously represented his neighborhood on the Austin Neighborhood Council and served on the 2008 AISD Budget Task Force. He is currently a board member with A New Entry, which provides community reentry and personal integrity support for individuals rebuilding their lives from losses associated with homelessness, incarceration, and substance abuse. He received a Masters Degree in Public Affairs from the LBJ School, and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science from Morris Brown College.
Ted Sanders - Historian
Technology Services Director
Division of Diversity & Community Engagement
Ted serves as Technology Director for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin. He is responsible for managing the division’s technology department, including web development, systems analysis, support and strategic planning. In addition, Ted is the owner TS Media, a media production firm based in Round Rock, Texas. Ted has been active in various community service organizations including the Boys and Girls Club of Brazos Valley, Austin Meals on Wheels and the YMCA of Greater Williamson County. He is also a member of various organizations including the National Association of Black Journalists, the Society for Technical Communication and the International Webmasters Association. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism/Communications from Texas A&M University and is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.