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New Mexico State University
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Taylor Williams



Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Major: Criminal Justice

Year: Junior


Taylor started her involvement in RHA her Freshman year as the President and RHA representative for Rhodes Garret Hamiel Hall. During her second semester of her Freshman year, Taylor became a part of the RHA Executive Board as the National Communications Coordinator (NCC). Her involvement with RHA continued into her Sophomore year as she continued in her position as the NCC. Taylor is also an inducted member of the National Residence Hall Honorary along with her campus involvement in the Criminal Justice Honor Society. In her spare time Taylor enjors spending time with friends, watching television, and helping others in any way possible!



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Shayne Duff

Vice President


Hometown: Farmington, NM

Major: Nursing

Year: Junior


My name is Shayne Duff. I am a 6th semesters nursing student here at NMSU and this year's Vice President for RHA. Being a nursing student may be hard work but my major is completely worth the effort. Something interesting about me is that I am an avid climber and I am training for a marathon in March. I am a nerd and self-proclaimed YouTube enthusiast! I am the personable type so if you ever see me don't be afraid to come up to me and say hi! I look forward to the places that our organization is going this year and I look forward to making this year great!



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Joseph Gardea

National Communications Coordinator


Hometown: El Paso, TX

Major: Theatre Arts and Business

Year: Sophomore


My name is Joseph Gardea and I serve as the National Communications Coordinator (NCC) for the Residence Hall Association. I am in my sophomore year of Business and Theatre Arts. Last year I was the Garcia Hall Representative. I am a very outgoing person and love to crack jokes; I think a day without laughter is a day wasted. I am excited to serve on the Executive Board this year and hope you have a great semester!



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Hannah Notah



Hometown: Bloomfield, NM

Major: Biochemistry

Year: Sophomore


My name is Hannah Notah and I am the Secretary for Residence Hall Association this year. I am a sophomore and Biochemistry Major here at NMSU. I was apart of Hall council last year for RGH as well as ASNMSU and the RISE program. I love to be involved on campus. On a personal note I love to workout, watch YouTube, and paint my nails. I am also a true believer in that success does not come from being gifted or intelligence but rather from determination and strive. Peace, love, and RHA



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Ruben Moreno



Hometown: Las Cruces, NM

Major: Criminal Justice

Year: Third Semester

My name is Ruben Moreno and this is my second year working with RHA. Last year I was part of the executive board for Monagle Hall Council which was what got me interested in running for an executive position in RHA. I am majoring in Criminal Justice to go into law school to eventually become a prosecutor. I like to play video games, read, and I really enjoy school. In short, I am a nerd and the Treasurer for the Residence Hall Association for the 2012-2013 school year!



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Chelsea Jordan

Director of Public Relations


Hometown: Army Brat

Major: Secondary Education - Social Studies

Year: Senior


Hi! I'm Chelsea! I was the Public Relations Chair for the Chamisa Community Council from 2011-2012 and was a representative on behalf of Chamisa at SGCR/RHA. I had so much fun that I wanted to get more involved and here I am! This year will be awesome and we will be bigger and better than ever. One of my goals is that RHA become a household name around campus. I strongly believe in the advocacy part of our organization so we need to make sure that people know that we are the ones who can help them change campus! Feel free to contact me if you have any questions!



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Derrick Vinson

Director of Programming


Hometown: Socorro, New Mexico

Major: Environmental Science

Year: Junior


Hi, my name is Derrick and I am serving as the Programming Chair for the Spring 2013 semester, and this is my third year being involved with RHA. My involvement started as a Representative for RGH my Freshman year. I sered as the SGCR/RHA Programming Chair for the 2011-2012 school year. I served as the first Director of Crimson Crew for the Fall of 2012. This semester I filled the Programming Chair vacancy in order to bring some experience to the position. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to email me. 



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Rich Wilkins

Director of Crimson Crew


Hometown: Lindenhurst, New York

Major: Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM)

Year: Freshman


My name is Richard Lykins and I am currently in my second semester as an HRTM major here at NMSU. I am very outgoing and love meeting new people. I also love the outdoors, whether it is playing sports or going on hikes. I was the RGH Vice President in my first semester and now have had the privilege of becoming the Director of Crimson Crew!