Upcoming Events

Chapel Service with ELCA Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

January 25, 2017 10:00 am - 10:20 am

Jim Shuler Basketball Court Dedication Ceremony

January 28, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

With the amazing generosity shown for such a great man, there will be an official dedication ceremony of the basketball court in honor of former TLU Basketball Coach Jim Shuler with a reception to follow in the Alumni Student Center. Please join us in celebrating this wonderful occasion.

Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Reunion

February 10, 2017 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Cokie Roberts, Brown Distinguished Lecture

March 29, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Alumni Board of Directors & Staff

Alumni Association Board of Directors


Will Garrett is a 2006 alumnus of TLU and was the vice president of the Alumni Board of Directors prior to his appointment as president. Garrett currently serves as the vice president for economic development at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

Garrett began his employment with the San Antonio Chamber in 2007, and now oversees the department that focuses on driving industries in San Antonio such as aerospace, healthcare and bioscience, military, manufacturing, cybersecurity, hospitality, and tourism. Garrett organizes the annual Celebrate America’s Military, the SA to DC trip and July 4th Stars & Stripes Over San Antonio.

Garrett brings his passion and love of the city to his work at the San Antonio Chamber and strives to create opportunities and value for chamber members to continue prospering in San Antonio.

Garrett was born in Austin and grew up during his high school years in Johnson City. He majored in communication studies and international studies and graduated from TLU with a Bachelor of Arts in 2006. Garrett has an MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Garrett is married to Elizabeth Garrett and has two daughters, Poppy Elizabeth and Lillian Kate.

Civic Involvement

  • President, Alumni Association Board of Directors, Texas Lutheran University
  • Vice President, Parish Council, Christ Lutheran Church of Alamo Heights (CLCAH)
  • Chairman of the Board, Christ Lutheran Day School
  • Executive Advisory Board Member, FIRST Robotics Alamo Region


Kevin Boyle ’12, Treasurer
Ryan Brown ’10
Carmen Cernosek ’86
Kimberly A. (Wendel) Chanler ’02, Vice President
Rebecca (Lester) Clark ’95
Nathan Eggers ’13
Rick Fields ’02
Elizabeth (Hanft) Garrett ’06
Will Garrett ’06, President
Nathan Gigee ’12
Robert Hatcher ’09  
Sue Johnston ’77
Kerry Jones ’08
Ryan Kiel ’11
Dr. Patt Linden ’60

Joshua Lozano ’10
Austin Manning ’11 
Eloy Martinez ’02
Debbie Minzenmeyer ’76 
Chris Owen ’01
Javier Rivera ’04
Cathy (Gigee) Roark ’77
Tom Sedlacek ’74
Justin Seyfarth ’07
Bradley Snowden ’14 
Chelsey Stolle ’15
John "Andrew" Traeger III ’07 , President Elect
Sarah Usry ’12
Thomas Verm ’15
Max Westerman ’12, Secretary
Joel Waldon ’08

Alumni Relations Staff

Taylor C. Carleton
Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement

Taylor Collins
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement