• Executive Assistant III
Kelli Samples headshot
  • Kelli Samples has served as the Executive Assistant to the Senior Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs since June of 2022. She provides assistance with scheduling, travel, project and event coordination, and assisting with the compilation of data as needed for various meetings and university committees.  She enjoys her work supporting both the University Grievance Committee and the University level Committee for Academic Freedom, Responsibility, Tenure and Promotion.

    Previously she worked in the office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering on the business team assisting the Assistant Dean of Finance. In addition to the administrative support for the centralized Engineering business team, she handled accounts payable, travel, start-up tracking/distribution, reporting and projects for the Deans office and for various programs within Engineering.

    After studying Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and before joining Texas A&M, Ms. Samples began her career at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1999 as an Office Manager in Lab Animal Resources under the Vice President for Research. There she developed her skills in the business area with accounts payable/receivable, budgeting, travel, federal reporting, detailed cost analysis, grant coordination, and providing excellent customer service.