Committee Chairs

Hayden Pigott
Media
What Media Does: Media has brought you the stylin’ webpage you’re currently looking at! The Media committee and chair are in charge of actively updating Comm Council’s website and various social media sites, as well as shooting photos and videos of our various Council and University events. They work as the social and digital creative outlet for Council and the Moody college as a whole.
Major: Journalism
Year:
 Junior
Hometown: Fort Myers, Florida
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Elizabeth Street Cafe
Favorite place you have traveled: Boone, NC or Balmoral, Scotland
Favorite CC memory: Finding my best friend in CC about halfway through my first semester as a member and the consequential (amazing) food costumes we have come up with for Big Little Commie Appreciation Week.

Wesley Story
Career and Alumni Relations (CAR)
What CAR Does: CAR plans lectures with guest speakers that relate to the various majors in Moody College and helps prepare the students for the real world with other career-oriented events!
Major: Journalism & Public Relations
Year:
Sophomore
Hometown: Irving, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Kerbey Lane Cafe
Favorite place you have traveled: San Diego, California
Favorite CC memory: When we threw the Toga Event together at the last minute. It was the bomb.com.

Kasey French
Service
What Service Does: Service Committee work closely with the External Director to find as many service opportunities, whether they be on-campus or throughout the Austin community! They strive to help those around us in the best way possible 🙂
Major: Public Relations
Year: Junior (how did this happen)
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Any food truck, honestly
Favorite place you have traveled: Dublin, Ireland
Favorite CC memory: Comm Prom :’)

Natalie Berry
Outreach
What Outreach Does: Outreach Chair brings students and faculty in the Moody College of Communication together through fun events all year. In the past, Outreach has hosted events such as “Morning Munchies,” “Donuts with the Deans,” and “Meet the Professor Night.” The committee strives to create a happy and motivating atmosphere for the college.
Major: Advertising
Year:
 
 Sophomore
Hometown: Cypress, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Lavaca Teppan
Favorite place you have traveled: Belize
Favorite CC memory: When we went to karaoke together during BLiCAW week and Andrew Byrne surprised us all with his powerful Christina Aguilera vocals.

Alyssa Hollander
Moody Monthly (Newsletter)
What Moody Monthly Committee Does: The Moody Monthly committee is in charge of writing Moody Monthly, the official newsletter produced by Comm Council for the Moody students. They write and produce content as well as take photos and edit pieces.
Major: Corporate Communications
Year: 
Junior
Hometown: Carizzo Springs, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Moonshine Bar & Grill
Favorite place you have traveled: Oxford, England
Favorite CC memory: Comm Council SNL

Paco Lerma
Special Events
What Special Events Does: Special Events Chair leads a committee in hosting and executing many events campus-wide and within the College of Communication. The Special Events Committee seeks to promote Comm Council through our presence at University events and celebrations.
Major: CSD Speech Pathology
Year: 2017 Senior
Hometown: Laredo, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: 24 Hour Diner
Favorite place you have traveled: Hard choice…either Egypt or any place Lady Gaga has set foot in the past 5 years
Favorite CC memory: Winning every year at Broomball.

Zachary Kornblau
Student Issues and Advisory Committee (SIAC)
What SIAC Does: Each fall the Student Issues and Advisory Committee conducts a college climate survey and presents the results to the Deans, faculty and students of the Moody College of Communication in the spring at Town Hall. SIAC plays a vital role in the success and improvement of students’ college experience in the Moody College of Communication
Major: Advertising & Economics
Year: Junior
Hometown: Katy, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Thai Kitchen
Favorite place you have traveled: San Diego, California
Favorite CC memory: Town Hall

Julia O’Hanlon
Policy Chair & Senate Representative
What the Policy Chair & Senate Rep Does: Communication Council’s Senate Representative is the liaison between internal Student Senate and Comm Council. As the Policy chair they are also in charge of the legislation writing initiatives within council which serve as a megaphone (if you will) for all of the students within the College of Communication.
Major: Political Communication & Humanities
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cedar Park, Texas
Favorite place to eat in Austin: Juan in a Million
Favorite place you have traveled: Washington D.C.
Favorite CC memory: So many! I love spending time in the SLS and seeing everyone.