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Established 2010

The organization is designed to support, assist, and encourage Latina\o (Latinx) faculty and staff at UNT which include:

  • Promoting and ensuring representation, ÚNeTe welcomes all UNT faculty and staff to join our organization. 
  • Promoting interdisciplinary collaboration for research and publications on Latinx issues. 
  • Supporting and helping promote Latinx Mexican American Studies Program (LMAS) and similar academic programs.
  • Recognizing, promoting and publicizing professional achievements and cultural events supporting diversity. 
  • Advocating for the resolution of equity and equality issues that affect the Latinx population at UNT. 
  • Supporting HSI recruitment and retention efforts when requested of ÚNeTe related to faculty, staff, and students. 
  • Increasing the visibility of our members at UNT by working with community organizations. 
  • Supporting student organizations on campus who seek our assistance. 

Executive Board

President: Sergio Renovato-Vasquez
Center for Student Affairs at Discovery Park
Fun Fact: 2023 UNeTe March Madness Champion

Vice-President: Desiree Padron
First Generation Success Center
Fun Fact: I named my dog after a novela I used to watch as a kid.

Vice President of Finance: Tricia Rodriguez
Center for Leadership and Service

Vice President of Membership: Rose Finley
Admissions and Outreach
Fun Fact: I won 3rd place at a Frida Kahlo look-a-like contest in Edinburg, Texas.

Vice President of Administration: Sarah Garay
Office of Admissions, Undergraduate Admission Recruiter
Fun Fact: I recently sat front row at the Jonas Brothers concert.

Vice President of Special Projects: Anthony Vazquez
TRIO Student Support Services
Fun Fact: I have a cat

Vice President of Communication and Marketing: Savannah Vela
Integrated Student Services Center
Fun Fact: When I was little, I trained with a professional rodeo clown in Australia.