Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Texas A&M-Kingsville director named regional coordinator for national group

KINGSVILLE - October 31, 2006

Contact: Julie Navejar
kajam03@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Nino Mendietta
Nino Mendietta

Seferino “Nino” Mendietta, director of the Memorial Student Union Building (MSUB) and student activities at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently appointed Central Regional Coordinator of the National Association for Campus Activities. He will serve through April 30, 2009. The central region includes Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and parts of New Mexico and Colorado.

He gains many new responsibilities along with his new position including acting as a liaison between the board of directors or trustees and the region and the NACA office and the region, maintaining and administering a working regional structure, planning and coordinating regional meetings, attending regional meetings and conducting regional leadership team meetings and ensuring diverse and effective volunteer recruitment within the region.

He has previously served as NACA regional conference coordinator and facilities coordinator for the central region, was on the national convention production crew and was associate member relations coordinator.

Mendietta was named director of the MSUB and student activities in July and has worked at the university for 17 years. He is a graduate of the university receiving a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in counseling and guidance.

Mendietta received the Markley Award for the Central Region of the National Association for Campus Activities in 2004 and the Service Award for the same organization for 2003-04. He was named A&M-Kingsville Employee of the Year in 2002 and Student Affairs Employee of the Year in 2001.

He also is a member of the Association of College Unions International, the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators, the National Association of College Auxiliary Services and the National Association of Campus Card Users.


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