Staff

Enrique Dominguez, Director

Enrique Dominguez is a first-generation college graduate from a rural town in west Texas. He graduated from Texas Engineering with a degree in civil engineering. He worked in industry for seven years where he learned his true vocation for equity and equality. Dominguez is currently the Region D Chair for the National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA), where he shares his passion for helping underrepresented students. He is a father, husband, uncle, brother, son and friend and loves every aspect of his family. His motto is "Fe, Honor y Dignidad" (Faith, Honor and Dignity) — a motto that he has lived by since he was able to understand the terms.

As EOE Director, he:

  • Leads Cockrell School of Engineering efforts to recruit and retain ethnically underrepresented students as well as students who have backgrounds or experiences that will contribute to the overall diversity of the school. 
  • Provides guidance to three full-time staff members and strategic development for EOE initiatives, which serve approximately 1,000 undergraduate engineering students and 950 pre-college students.
  • Serves as primary contact for development of EOE initiatives.

Vacant, Recruitment Coordinator

  • Serves as the primary contact for all development and coordination of EOE pre-college recruitment programs and high school visits.
  • Introduces and advises pre-college students about academic resources at The University of Texas at Austin and future career opportunities in engineering.
  • Strives to increase the number of underrepresented students who apply to and enroll in the Cockrell School.

Johnny Hill, Academic Coordinator

Johnny Hill is an Austinite and alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin. He received his bachelor's degree in economics and earned the Business Foundation Certificate from UT's McCombs School of Business. He is currently a committee member of Former President Obama's Greater Austin Area My Brother’s Keeper (GAAMBK) Initiative, supporting males of color in reaching their full potential. Hill is also a committee member of Mayor Steve Adler’s Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities (IRSI), which explores inequities throughout the city of Austin. He joined EOE in May 2017.

As EOE Academic Coordinator, he:

  • Serves as the primary contact for all development and coordination of EOE academic initiatives. 
  • Introduces and advises Texas Engineering students about academic resources at The University of Texas at Austin and future career opportunities in engineering.
  • Strives to increase the retention of underrepresented students who enroll and excel in the Cockrell School.

Vacant, Program Coordinator

  • Serves as the primary contact for all development and coordination of the EOE Texas Research Experience program and other leadership and professional development initiatives. 
  • Introduces and advises Texas Engineering students about academic resources at The University of Texas at Austin and future career opportunities in engineering.
  • Strives to increase the professionalism and awareness of post-graduation options for underrepresented students who succeed in the Cockrell School.

Susan Stanford, Administrative Assistant

Susan Stanford is an alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin, and she previously worked as an advisor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Industrial Engineering for many years. Stanford also works with the Cockrell School's Women in Engineering Program. Her favorite food is queso. She joined EOE in February 2016.

As EOE Administrative Assistant, she:

  • Serves as the primary contact for all HR duties for our EOE student workers and volunteers.
  • Processes accounting documents for the EOE office.