Stephen F. Austin State University

Meet Our Staff

Welcome from the Orientation Programs Staff

The Orientation Programs Staff would love to welcome you to Stephen F. Austin State University and congratulate you on starting your Lumberjack experience here at Orientation. As a new student to Stephen F. Austin State University, you have accepted a new set of responsibilities and will be faced with many important decisions. Embarking on this exciting and challenging adventure will provide you with new opportunities for growth, both academically and personally. Our goal in Orientation Programs is to make your transition to Stephen F. Austin State University life as smooth as possible by giving you the tools to succeed and guiding you in the right direction.

Axe'em Jacks, Orientation Programs Staff

Jamal Smith
Jamal Smith - Director of Orientation Educational Background: Stephen F. Austin State University, 2013, M.Ed. in Secondary Education; Stephen F. Austin State University, 2011, B.BA. in General Business Office: BPSC 2.402 Phone: 936.468.6641
Emily Jefferson
Emily Jefferson - Assistant Director of Orientation Educational Background: Stephen F. Austin State University, 2015, M.A. in Student Affairs and Higher Education; Stephen F. Austin State University, 2012, B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences Office: BPSC 2.402 Phone: 936.468.6641
Kristina Sage
Kristina Sage - Orientation Assistant Office: BPSC 2.402 Phone: 936.468.3956
Kate Childress
Kate Childress - Graduate Assistant (Weeks of Welcome) Educational Background: SFA Class of 2017; Student Affairs and Higher Education Graduate Student Office: BPSC 2.402 Phone: 936.468.6641
Maggie Wright
Maggie Wright - Graduate Assistant (Parent Programs) Educational Background: SFA Class of 2017; Public Administration Graduate Student Phone: 936.468.6641
Ashley Frank
Ashley Frank - Orientation Student Coordinator Educational Background: Human Development & Family Studies Senior from Cypress, TX Phone: 936.468.6634
Monty Releford
Monty Releford - Orientation Student Coordinator Educational Background: SFA Class of 2017; Student Affairs and Higher Education Graduate Student Phone: 936.468.6633
Nellie Waterhouse
Nellie Waterhouse - Orientation Student Coordinator Educational Background: Animal Science Junior from Royse City, TX Phone: 936.468.6641
Marisa Wood
Marisa Wood - Orientation Student Coordinator Educational Background: Human Development & Family Studies Senior from Katy, TX Phone: 936.468.6641