Meet the Staff

The CARE Office is staffed by caring and compassionate professionals who aim to support and serve the needs of the diverse community which calls Texas Woman’s University home. Our goal is to assist you in reaching your goals by providing and/or connecting you to resources specific to your needs. Stop by to see us, or make an appointment so we can connect.

Amy O'Keefe
Executive Director

  • Favorite TWU spot: Little Chapel and also the front row at Commencement
  • Favorite Podcast: Sibling Revelry, My Favorite Murder and AlmaMother
  • Hobbies & Interests: Capers and surprises, dinner parties and mystery books

Mere Maddox
Associate Director

  • Favorite TWU spot: Student Union at Hubbard Hall enjoying all the things happening on campus
  • Favorite Podcast: I don't listen to podcasts but love watching dramas, mysteries and crime shows
  • Hobbies & Interests: Listening to music (80s & Country) and hanging out with family and friends

Debra Stolinsky
Business Manager

  • Favorite TWU Spot: The Turtle Pond
  • Hobbies & Interests: Watching movies and hiking

Megan Alvina
Student Services Program Advisor and Case Manager

  • Favorite TWU Spot: The fountain (it is a very nostalgic and symbolic area for me) and the Children’s Collection in the Library
  • Favorite Podcast: I actually don’t listen to any but I love the Hulu show “Only Murders in the Building”
  • Hobbies & Interests: Reading, listening to 90s R&B and binging lots of Netflix shows

Ronique Abouzar
SUCCESS Project Coordinator

  • Favorite TWU Spot: The soccer field for a night game!
  • Favorite Podcast: No favorite, but I listen to a million different podcasts on nutrition, finance and comedy 
  • Hobbies & Interests: Baking and indoor rock climbing

Graduate Assistants

Liliana Driver
Batul Daginawala

Student Assistants

Samantha Dixon
Jianna Garcia
Andrea Foster

Page last updated 2:48 PM, June 1, 2023