Vanessa C. Torres
Public Relations Director
Office Phone: 210-486-0883
Vanessa is a vivacious, creative,
talented marketing professional specializing in integrated
communications, strategy and implementation. Before joining SAC in June
2012, Vanessa served as the Enrollment Marketing Manager at St. Mary's
University. Previously, she has also worked as a Director of
Communications where her largest project focused on motivating high
school seniors to attend college. Vanessa, a native of San Antonio,
graduated with her bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Columbia
College Chicago and obtained her master's degree in Integrated Marketing
Communications from Roosevelt University. She is deeply committed to
working for the good of the community; she is on the Board of Directors
of the San Antonio American Marketing Association and recently became a
mentor with Big Brothers, Big Sisters.
Coordinator of Communications
Office Phone: 210-486-0885
Melissa first joined the Alamo Colleges as a student in 2003 and began her work-study position in the Teaching and Learning Facilitation in 2004 at Northwest Vista College. Since then she has graduated with an Associate of Arts in May 2006 from NVC, and in May 2009 with a Bachelors in Sociology from Texas A&M San Antonio. Melissa also received her Masters in Public Administration from Ashford University. Currently, Melissa serves as the Coordinator of Communication at San Antonio College and leads the College's social media efforts.
Multimedia Specialist, Sr.
Office phone: 210-486-0887
Mark joined San Antonio Colleges in September 2003, working in the Instructional Technology & Innovation Center under Dr. Charlotte Wolf. The ITIC was responsible for instructing faculty in the development of online classes and software instruction. During SAC's accreditation it became necessary to step in and help create a website for the Southern Association of Community Colleges. This evolved into becoming the webmaster for San Antonio College. Mark has served in this capacity since 2006. He has a B.S. in Sociology, A.A. in Mechanical Engineering CAD, and an A.A.S. in Web Design.
Multimedia Specialist, Sr.
Office Phone: 210-486-0886
Dana is an award winning graphic designer with over 15 years of experience. A proud graduate of San Antonio College, she also attended Delmar Community College in Corpus Christi and Palo Alto College. She first came to work at the Alamo Colleges in 2001. Previously, she held the position of Lead Ad Designer at the San Antonio Business Journal. After working with Alamo Colleges for five years, she and her husband traveled to McMurdo Station in Antarctica to work with the National Science Foundation. In 2010, Dana returned to SAC as a graphic artist. Though she considers herself a "Texan" now, Dana grew up on the East coast. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for nearly 40 years, and she is a proud mom of two and grandparent of three.