Stephen F. Austin State University


Human Services Staff

Human Services Staff Profiles

Crystal Deckard
Crystal Deckard Office: HSTC 232 Phone: 936.468.1387
Crystal Evans, Secretary for School Psychology Program, Department of Human Services, since 2012. Crystal handles all correspondence with the School Psychology Doctoral and Master's Program, oversees development and updating of program marketing materials, reviews program candidates' academic and work experience, analyzes students' transfer work, determines eligibility and compatibility with the doctoral program's goals and mission, develop degree plans for each doctoral candidate, monitor their academic progress, and assist them toward degree completion. In addition, Crystal assists the program director in establishing and tracking programmatic learning outcomes, and in analyzing data and reports.
Bonnie Fyffe
Bonnie Fyffe Office: HSTC 302 and HSTC 208 Phone: 936.468.1395
Bonnie is Secretary/Receptionist for the Department of Human Services and has held this position since 2008. As well as handling incoming calls and transfers, Bonnie issues class permits for students, orders supplies for the department, updates department directories, monitors textbook adoptions and orders faculty desk copies. She handles room reservations, assists with classroom scheduling and handles incoming and outgoing mail. She is responsible for all aspects of the Community Coalition grant, placing SFA work-study students in local businesses as well as in the department clinics, while supervising the department work-study office assistant. Bonnie also serves as secretary for the Counselor Education Programs.
Kristi D. Howard
Kristi D. Howard - Administrative Assistant Office: HSTC 302B Phone: 936.468.6401
Kristi is the Administrative Assistant to the Department Chair of Human Services since 2016. Kristi's responsibilities include maintaining the Chair's appointments and supervision of support staff as well as maintenance of paperwork for faculty employment. She approves and details purchases for the department as well as the programs through the use of a Procurement Card and/or Purchase Orders, submits travel requests for authorization as well as reimbursement for all faculty members and students. Kristi also works closely with Program Directors for course scheduling utilizing Banner and Excel spreadsheets. She is one of the supervisors for the student workers throughout the department as well.
Whitney Adams Minix
Whitney Adams Minix Office: HSTC 205 Phone: 936.468.7109
Whitney Adams, Senior Secretary/Receptionist for the Speech-Language Pathology Program, Department of Human Services, since 2010. Whitney supervises a student office worker, and maintains the schedules for clients in the Stanley Speech and Hearing Clinic and Cole Audiology Lab.
Donna Crocker Wood
Donna Crocker Wood Office: HSTC 219 Phone: 936.468.1145
Donna Crocker Wood, Assistant to Director, Training Program for Professionals in Visual Impairment/Orientation & Mobility, Department of Human Services, Stephen F. Austin State University since 1992.