Advisory Council

Alumni Council members include, front row (l to r): Autumn Rodge, Cynthia Hernandez, Jessica Avelar, Anne Arellano, Marisela Garcia, Liz Ramon, Jessica Jackson. Back row (l-r): Paul Theobald, Kolby Monnig, Arnold Perez (retired officer), and Ronnie Williams.

The Austin Community College Alumni Network fosters and maintains the spirit and devotion of alumni in an effort to promote the reputation and growth of the College. The Association provides an opportunity for alumni to serve as partners in guiding the direction of the College, and in working to increase its resources through a variety of committees and activities.

Membership in the Network is extended to any person who has earned an associate degree or certificate, or completed at least 20 credit hours at ACC.

Network members select a group of alumni volunteers to an Advisory Council on an annual basis. If you are interested in serving as a council member, please contact Mary Ann Cicala.

2016-2017 ACC Alumni Network Advisory Council


Paul Theobald, President (‘10, Phi Theta Kappa)
Director, Committee on Defense and Veterans’ Affairs at Texas House of Representatives

Kristin Starr, Vice President (’14, Graphic Design)
Creative/Brand Consultant

Kolby Monnig, Secretary (’16, Geography and Political Science)
Legislative Director, Texas House of Representatives


Aida Maria Allen, (’95, General Education)
Associate Director for Development, Uteach, College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin

Anne Arellano, (’14, LVN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse, City of Austin Health Department

Jessica Avelar
, Member-at-Large (’13, LVN)
Clinical Assistant, Seton Healthcare Network

Marisela Garcia, Member-at-Large (’14, Applied Science/Nursing)
Nurse, Austin Regional Clinic

Jessica Jackson, Member-at-Large (’13, LVN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse, Health South Rehab Center

Patricia Hagen, Member-at-Large ('13, Phi Theta Kappa)
Program Manager, GirlForward

Cynthia Hernandez, Member-at-Large (’87, Business Administration)
Executive Assistant to the Special Assistant to the President/CEO, Austin Community College

Lynn Kindler, Member-at-Large (’86, Business)
Career Coach, Lynn Kindler Coaching

Liz Ramon, Member-at-Large (’11, Certificate in Web Development)
Senior Communications Officer, Capital IDEA

Autumn Rodge, Member-at-Large (‘13, Business Management, Phi Theta Kappa)
International Individual Technician, Department of Treasury

Nadia Thomas, Member-at-Large (’14, Business Administration)

Ronnie Williams, (’15, Health Services)
Social Worker


Mary Ann Cicala, ('16 Honorary Certificate of Nonprofit Leadership Mgt. / '16 Certificate of Marketing and Promotions for Nonprofits)
Alumni Director

Paul L. Duffy, MEd, LPC, Past President ('77 Sociology/ '12 Certificate of Nonprofit Leadership Mgt.)
Counselor-Facilitator-Director, Personal Learning & Development

Jessica La Rosa
SGA Liaison, Round Rock Campus Senator