Executive Director of Community Projects
Margaret oversees the Universityís special events and directs official events, such as Commencement, the annual fall Convocation, inaugurations and public lectures. She also facilitates numerous other campus events each year, planning, organizing and coordinating projects that range from publishing campus brochures to the Opening Luncheon for almost 2,000 faculty and staff. Margaret also is responsible for finding and implementing new ways for the University to connect with and assist the Fort Worth community.
Margaret serves on several community boards on behalf of the University, including the Fort Worth Convention Visitors Bureauís Board of Directors. She currently is chair of the marketing committee for their executive board. She is also chair of the Kupferle Health Board of the Harris Methodist Health Foundation. In 2007, she was recognized with the Chancellorís Staff Award for Outstanding Service. Prior to joining TCU in 1997, she was the manager of marketing communications and coordinator of community events for Mrs Bairdís Bakeries. Margaret received her degree from University of Maryland-Munich in Germany and attended Oxford and County College in Oxford, England.
Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Government Affairs
Nancy serves as the executive assistant for the Vice Chancellor for Government Affairs and assists Margaret Kelly in the Office of Community Projects. In this capacity she assists with Commencement, Convocation, Faculty Staff Opening Luncheon, Schieffer Symposium, Gates of Chai Lectureship, Fox Forum, Retirement and Service Award program and other special events as needed. She is also responsible each year for the update and printing of the Handbook for Faculty Staff. For 14 years she has served as the campus United Way coordinator for TCU. Nancy earned a bachelorís degree from TCU in 1974 and came back to campus in 1993 as an employee.
Jonie Good Smith
Community Projects and Church Relations
Jonie joined the Marketing Communication team in 2003. She serves as assistant to the Executive Director of Community Projects and provides support to the offices of Graphic Design, Editorial Services and Website Social Media Management.