Damon Derrick is the General Counsel for SFA. He joined the office as a staff attorney in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Lamar University in Beaumont.
Derrick graduated cum laude with his law degree from the University of Mississippi. He enjoys domestic and international travel, collegiate sports, and attending SFA events that showcase the talents of its students.
Colleen Gallagher is a native of San Antonio and joined the office as assistant general counsel in July 2020. She obtained her bachelor's degree from St. Edward's University and her Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech University School of Law.
Prior to joining SFA, she practiced oil and gas law in Midland. She has also served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves since 2016. She has a Rhodesian Ridgeback named Winnie.
Tanner Boyd is assistant general counsel for SFA, joining the office in July 2020. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and graduated with his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma in May 2020.
Boyd enjoys all sports (especially watching the OKC Thunder), traveling, disc golf and playing board games with friends.
Office of General Counsel
P.O. Box 13065, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962
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