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Appointments and Promotions at TAMIDS

Christi Retzer joined TAMIDS as Program Coordinator II on February 1, 2021. Christi will coordinate TAMIDS Educational Programs, including the new MS in Data Science program which will welcome its first cohort of students in Fall 2021. Christi has been working in higher education for the past twelve years. She worked at the University of Houston for five years as an international transfer credit analyst and then spent seven years at the University of Texas Medical Branch as a graduate admissions coordinator for the School of Nursing, and as a graduate program coordinator for the Institute for Medical Humanities. Christi received her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Design/Visual Arts from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, and her MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Outside of work Christi enjoys traveling, wine tasting, home and art projects, and spending time with her three nephews. Welcome Christi!

Jennifer South has been promoted to Senior Administrative Coordinator II. Jennifer has worked at TAMIDS since December 2018, where she coordinates TAMIDS many programs and events, administers its operations, and is the liaison with our organizational partners throughout Texas A&M. Jennifer joined TAMU in 1989. Prior to joining TAMIDS, Jennifer spent the past 18 years working as Assistant to the Department Head (2000-2014) and Assistant to the Director for Online Programs and MS Analytics program (2014-2018) for the Department of Statistics. Jennifer’s vast experience in her past roles in coordinating administrative support, project management in the area of development and distance education, make her an invaluable member of our staff.  Congratulations Jennifer!