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Director's Message

Welcome to the SAFE program. SAFE stands for Southwest Agriculture and Food Security Education: Preparing Future Leaders for a Safe and Secure U.S. Food Supply System. It is a project made possible by USDA-NIFA. The grant provides 21 Hispanic scholars educational support to complete a degree in agriculture, nutrition, biology or related sciences. Please feel free to navigate through the pages. If questions arise, please contact us at the Department of Agriculture at Texas State University.

 Dr. Douglas Morrish     512.245.3321

Department of Agriculture     Texas State University     

601 University Drive    San Marcos, Texas 78666


Contact Us

For Information about the

Southwest Agriculture and Food Security Education:

Preparing Future Leaders for A Safe and Secure US Food Supply System (SAFE)

please contact the SAFE project director:

Dr. Douglas Morrish

Department of Agriculture

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas 78666


Staff Contacts

USDA SAFE Staff Contact List 2-12-15
  Last First Instit Title Email Office Phone Cell Phone Fax
1 Morrish Doug TxState Co-PI 512.245.3321 512.618.0889 512.245.3320
2 Pilus Shirley TxState Grant Secretary 512.245.3319 512.968.1466 512.245.3320
3 Walton Kathy ACC Grants Comp Officer 512.223.7213    
4 Reyes George ACC Dean of Students Hays rey@aunstincc. edu 512.262.6525    
5 Blank Janelle ACC Acctg Supervisor 512.223.1069    
6 Parra Rita NMSU OSP      
7 Devall Esther NMSU Chair, FCS 575.646.3936   575.646.1889
8 Delgado Efren NMSU Adjunct Professor 575.646.1759 915.504.2373 575.646.1889
9 Hayes Misty NMSU Grant Administrator mihayes@nmsu@edu 757.646.1999    
10 Flores Nancy NMSU Associate Professor 575.646.1179   575.646.1889
11 Munson-McGee Stuart NMSU Professor 575.646.2565   575.646.1889
12 Underwood Mark SWTJC VPAA 830.591.7286    
13 Trevino San Juana SWTJC Grants Admin 830.591.2935    
14 Ermis Lisa SWTJC Controller 830.591.7293