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Administrative Leaders

Michael J. Benedik Michael J. Benedik
Vice Provost

Duties- Serves as Chief International Officer of Texas A&M University, interprets and facilitates opportunities and initiatives in concert with Deans, Provost and President. Oversees implementation of the Texas A&M Abroad: Global Engagement Plan. Coordinates interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives.
Suzanne Droleskey Suzanne Droleskey
Executive Director-Public Partnership & Outreach Effectiveness

Duties- Duties: Oversight of Global Partnership Services, Mexico Partnership Services, international education data coordination, Community of Respect programming; Public Partnership & Outreach: Assessment, Regulatory Compliance, and Accountability.
Chad Wootton Chad Wootton
Associate Vice President for External Affairs

Duties- Coordinates Global Partnership Resources and Signature International Service Providers, liaison to the Vice Provost and International Programs Committee on global engagement operations and facilitates the International Advisory Board.

Administrative Staff

Traci Lacy Traci Lacy
Associate Director of Partnership Services

Duties- Facilitates the development, coordination, and processing of international academic Memorandum of Agreement documents, University Fulbright Liaison, Public Partnership & Outreach Export Control Officer.
Gracie Lara Gracie Lara
Executive Assistant for Partnership Services

Duties- Administrative Support for Public Partnership & Outreach, website editor, facilitates study abroad contract tracking, world ranking report updates, assessment, and serves as liaison with signature partner Hacienda Santa Clara for faculty, staff and administrators.