Debra Del Toro, Director of Public Relations
Debra Del Toro has been in the public relations and marketing industry for over 20
years. Her strengths include media relations, crisis communications, strategic planning,
event planning and promotions. Prior to joining UIW in 2004, Debra worked with the
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, St. Mary's University and as a freelance PR consultant
to the City of San Antonio's Alamodome. She has been involved with numerous special
events including the Rodeo, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, and Disney
on Ice. Debra graduated from St. Mary's University with a Bachelor of Arts degree
in English/Communication Arts.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (210) 829-6001.
Margaret Garcia, Associate Director of Public Relations
Margaret Garcia serves the University of the Incarnate Word as Associate Director
of Public Relations. She has extensive experience in the public relations industry
including work with a local advertising and public relations agency, the Edwards Aquifer
Authority, FOX TV Houston and KMOL (now WOAI TV) in San Antonio.
Margaret is the liaison between the university and its two Brainpower Connection high schools, Incarnate Word High School (IWHS) and St. Anthony Catholic High School (SACHS). Her responsibilities include media relations for UIW, SACHS and IWHS. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.
She can be reached at (210) 829-6001 or at email@example.com.
Summer Chandler, Marketing and Advertising Coordinator
Summer Chandler serves the University of the Incarnate Word as the Marketing & Advertising
Coordinator. In addition to maintaining the university's current advertising efforts,
Summer also pursues new advertising avenues, coordinates the university's advertising
schedules and media contracts, and provides support to UIW's Mexico City campus,
Incarnate Word High School and St. Anthony Catholic High School.
Summer began her career in advertising and marketing as an advertising account executive in the newspaper industry. She also worked as the Marketing Coordinator for the Texas Tech Alumni Association. Summer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Texas Tech University.
She can be reached at (210) 829-6001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brance Arnold, Publications Coordinator
Brance Arnold serves as Publications Coordinator for the University of the Incarnate
Word. He is responsible for coordinating The Word Magazine, the university's alumni
publication. His duties also extend to the production of the university style guide
and media guide. He edits various materials and publications for UIW and the high schools
of the Brainpower Connection.
He holds experience in marketing, event coordination and sales including positions with Engine Components Inc., The Scooter Store, Jim Keim Ford, Interstate Adjusters Inc., and an internship for the San Antonio Museum of Art. In addition, he is a musician and songwriter as part of a local duo, Chacho & Brance. Brance holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Communications from St. Mary's University and a Masters of Arts in Communications from the University of Incarnate Word.
He can be reached at (210) 829-6001 or email@example.com.
Kayla Rice, Special Events Coordinator
Kayla Rice serves the University of the Incarnate Word as Special Events Coordinator. After an internship with CNN's Public Relations Department, Kayla developed a strong passion for Communications and has worked within that field in various roles. Most recently she has worked with organizations such as the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas and H-E-B.
Her duties at UIW include planning and promoting the university's special events
and activities. She serves as lead coordinator for Light the Way, the annual lighting
of the campus celebration. She also assists the Development office with the annual
Swing-In Golf Tournament and Auction and Alumni Phonathon. Kayla holds a Bachelor
of Public Administration from Texas State University.
She can be reached at (210) 829-6001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jonathan Salas, Social Media/Communications Specialist
Jonathan Salas serves the University of the Incarnate Word as the Social Media/Communications Specialist
where he implements social media strategies and contributes to online communication
for the university. He is responsible for both internal and external electronic communication
including the employee newsletter and the university blog.
His experience in marketing and event production includes contributions for the San Antonio Museum of Art, the City of San Antonio, People en Espanol and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Lone Star Emmy Awards. While attending college, he held public relations and media internships with Texas A&M University-San Antonio, the Alamo Colleges and Univision's local affiliate, KWEX-41, where he was a member of the Emmy Award winning project, Proyecto U. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Journalism from Texas A&M University-San Antonio.
He can be reached at (210) 829-6001 or email@example.com.
Kathy Davila, Secretary
Kathy Davila's responsibilities include handling daily operations of the Office of
Public Relations and managing the work study program. She is experienced assisting
executives in many fields including higher education, having previously worked at
Trinity University in both the offices of the Vice President of Student Affairs and
She can be reached at (210) 829-6001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.