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Alumni Relations Office

The mission of the Alumni Relations Office is to interest, inform, engage, and organize alumni in the promotion and support of Trinity University and to work with the Alumni Association Board to create mutually beneficial relationships among alumni and with the University throughout the lives of alumni. Through increased engagement, alumni help Trinity move forward and improve its position in the nation and the world.

Meet the Staff of the Alumni Relations Office

Carol MansenCarol Mansen '83   

Interim Senior Director

Carol Mansen ’83, a former Trinity University Alumni Association Board (TUAAB) chair and chapter president, is serving as the interim director of Alumni Relations until a national search can be completed. Mansen currently is a Trinity Alumni Ambassador and travels the United States meeting with alumni with husband Dave Mansen ’76.


Christine MartinezChristine Martinez  

Associate Director

Christine is the contact for chapters and Network Cities located east of Texas as well as alumni chapters located in San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth. Christine works with chapter activities on the continents of Africa, Europe, and North America (outside the U.S.).Christine also organizes the 15 and 35-year class reunions. She received a Bachelor's in organizational management from Radford University in Virginia.


Selim SharifSelim Sharif  

Director of Alumni Education and Engagement

Selim works to engage alumni through educational opportunities including regional and national alumni and parent conferences, lectures, seminars, and regular podcasts and webinars. He will also plan alumni travel programs and summer camps for alumni and their families. In addition, Selim will utilize an education committee to advise on programming topics and to identify and recruit speakers for each educational opportunity.

Selim will continue to be the contact for chapters and Network Cities located west of Texas as well as alumni chapters located in Houston, Austin, and West Texas and is responsible for alumni activities on the continents of Australia, Asia, and South America. He also works with the 40-Year and 45-Year class reunions. Selim holds a Master's degree in international relations from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to Trinity, Selim served at the U.S. Information Service in Dhaka coordinating arts and education programs.


Adrienne TovarAdrienne Tovar  

Alumni Information Systems Coordinator

Adrienne maintains alumni records, serves as the lead contact for the online community and liaises with the marketing office on web content. Works closely with the Advancement Service Manager and Development Information Systems Coordinator for reporting and analysis. Adrienne received her BA in administration from the University of the Incarnate Word in 2010.


Elizabeth FordElizabeth Ford '93, '96  

Alumni Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth develops volunteer opportunities to engage alumni in meaningful work and service with the University. She also helps plan the 20- and 30-year reunions. Elizabeth earned a BA from Trinity in religion in 1993 and an MS in healthcare administration in 1996. Before returning to Trinity, she worked at Santa Rosa Children's Hospital and the Witte Museum where she was involved in supervising volunteers, legislative and community advocacy, and development.


Lexi ReadLexi Read

Young Alumni and Student Programs Coordinator

Lexi serves as the primary contact for Trinity young alumni, as well as the co-advisor for the Trinity Ambassadors. She also organizes the 5-year and 10-year reunions. Prior to Trinity, Lexi worked for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, managing volunteers to fundraising success. She received her BA in communication from Texas A&M University in 2005.


Ana VazquezAna Vazquez  

Officer Manager

Ana assists the office in planning and managing major projects including Alumni Weekend, Alumni Association Board meetings, chapter events and award ceremonies. She coordinates and manages registrations for all alumni events and handles all logistical support for alumni events. She maintains and reconciles the Office Budget and writes and complies Class Notes, births and deaths for Trinity Magazine and supervises student workers.

The Office of Alumni Relations fosters engagement in five key areas:

Benefits and Services
The Office maintains partnerships with vendors and organizations offering discounts and special services for Trinity graduates. These Benefits and Services are available for all alumni regardless of geographic location. The Office also serves as the first point of contact for alumni seeking assistance with University services including transcript request, diploma questions, and library services, among others. Lastly, Alumni Relations offers educational programming including workshops on How to Buy a Home and other relevant topics

On- and off-campus events, Alumni Relations and alumni volunteers host more than 120 annual events. Visit the Event Calendar to stay informed and find an event that is of interest to you.

Regional Chapters
Alumni Chapters group graduates of the University based on their geographic location. From coast to coast alumni gather to network, hold social events, learn, and cheer on the Trinity Tigers!

Volunteer opportunities, from recruiting prospective students to serving on boards and committees, draw hundreds of alumni annually. Learn more and get involved today!

Alumni Relations strives to maintain a variety of beneficial communication vehicles through which alumni can become better informed about the University. Using sites like like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter as well as print and electronic communication, the Office regularly seeks not only to inform but to solicit opinions and engage graduates in more meaningful ways.