Meet the Staff

Dr. Lisa Watson

Lisa Watson, Ph.D.

Executive Director of COM Foundation and Resource Development
409-933-8674
lwatson5@com.edu

Karen Hays

Grant Writer
409-933-8624
khays@com.edu

Cindy Pagan

Grants Compliance Officer
409-933-8672
cpagan2@com.edu

Cindy is a proud BOI (born on the island) Galvestonian and arrived at College of the Mainland in 2015 with a wealth of experience. She holds a M.A. and MBA from University of Houston-Clear Lake. As the grants compliance officer, she is responsible for ensuring compliance of all grants/contracts awarded to COM. Whether providing expertise and guidance in fiscal, programmatic and outcomes/evaluations required of each funding source or working with program managers to track budgets and reports she enjoys seeing the impact higher education makes in people’s lives.

Tammy Stafford

Scholarship Specialist
409-933-8508
tstafford@com.edu

Tammy joined College of the Mainland in 1994 and in November 2011 transferred to COM Foundation. She provides scholarship support through data entry and data maintenance into the STARS system. She works closely with students, local high schools, colleges, universities and COM staff, and serves as a point of contact for questions regarding the scholarship application and awarding process. Tammy is a graduate of COM with an Associate of Arts and attended Sam Houston State University.

Denese Angelle

Executive Administrative Assistant
409-933-8675
dangelle1@com.edu

Denese has been a COM employee since 1998. She joined the Institutional Advancement Office in 2013 as executive assistant to the vice president for institutional advancement. A COM graduate, Denese supports the Institutional Advancement Office and the Foundation Board by assisting with various IA events, providing support to IA staff and working with board members and donors. In her spare time, Denese enjoys family time and pursuing her passion for travel and exploring new places.

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