Contact TASSP

Phone: (512) 443-2100 | Fax: (512) 442-3343
1833 South IH-35, Austin TX 78741


Membership: Shannon Murdock 512-443-2100 (ext. 232)

For Administrative or Legal Assistance: 
High School: Cindy Kirby | 512-443-2100 (ext. 225)
Middle Level: Brent Jaco | 512-443-2100 (ext. 224)

Exhibitor Information: Ofra Levinson | 512-443-2100 (ext. 226)
Advertising Information:  Yancy Peveto | 512-443-2100 (ext. 228)


Staff Directory:

Archie E. McAfee (ext. 222) Executive Director

Beverly Kauffmann (ext. 223) TASSP Administrative Assistant
Contact for information regarding TASSP Board Meetings, Regional Meetings, Principal of the Year information or committee meetings and how to contact the Executive Director.

Brent Jaco (ext. 224) Associate Executive Director: Business Operations & Middle Level Services
Contact for information regarding TASSP business operations, including: personnel, technology, strategic plan and policies.  Oversees programming for Fall Fundamental Five Summit,  Assistant/Aspiring Principal Workshop, Making Middle School Matter Workshop and New Principal Academy.  Provides support for middle level school leaders.

Cindy Kirby (ext. 225) Associate Executive Director: Professional Development, Governmental Relations & High School Services
Contact for information regarding the TASSP Summer Workshop, the Texas Study of Secondary Education, the TASSP Corporate Partner Program, partnerships with universities principal preparation programs, the Eddie G. Bull Professional Development Scholarship, the Frank Kemerer Award, TASSP Committees and general information and support for high school leaders.

Terry Hamm (ext. 233) Texas Association of Student Councils Program Director
Contact for information regarding the Texas Association of Student Councils, the TASSP Student Leadership Course and the National Honor Society Fly-In.

Donita Garza (ext. 230) Texas Association of Future Educators Program Director
Contact for information about TAFE and the TASSP All-State Academic and Teens Serving Texas programs

Melissa Cisneros (ext. 221) Receptionist

Lori Deleon (ext. 257) TASC Program Assistant
Contact for information regarding Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) sponsored events, membership, registration and communication.

Kay Gibson (ext. 231) Accountant
Contact for information regarding accounting

Ofra Levinson (ext. 226) Exhibits Coordinator for TASSP, TASC and TAFE
Contact for information regarding the TASSP, TASC and TAFE Marketplace Exhibit Shows. Contact for questions about registration for the Fall Summit, Assistant/Aspiring Principal Workshop, Making Middle School Matter Workshop and New Principal Academy.  Point of contact and messaging for Brent Jaco.

Emily Meischen (ext.227) TASSP Meeting and Marketing Coordinator
Contact for information regarding proposals for speaking and/or presenting at the TASSP Summer Workshop , submitting manuscripts for the Texas Study for Secondary Education, posting information through the TASSP Social Media presence,  and submitting nominations/applications for Frank Kemerer Award and the Eddie G. Bull Professional Development Scholarship.  Point of contact and messaging for Cindy Kirby.

Alice Moody (ext. 229) TAFE Program Assistant; Print/Mail Clerk
Contact for information regarding Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) sponsored events, membership, office supplies and shipping.

Shannon Murdock (ext. 232) Membership Coordinator
Contact for information about TASSP/NASSP membership status and registration for the TASSP Summer Workshop.

Yancy Peveto (ext. 228) Publications Coordinator
Contact for information regarding advertising in TASSP publications and conference programs.