2015-16 Faculty Senate Members > Student Services

Student Services Senators


Heather Turk-Fiecoat
Term Expires: June 2017
Phone: (775) 784-4700
Email: hturk@unr.edu

Brief Bio: Heather Turk-Fiecoat is the Associate Registrar for Records and Registration since 2011.  Within the department of Admissions and Records, primary responsibilities include enrollment, class schedules, transcripts, grading and general records as well as working closely with PeopleSoft/MyNevada.  Prior to her current role, Heather was the Associate Director of the Joe Crowley Student Union for 11 years.  Heather earned her B.A. in Music and MBA from West Texas A&M University as well as her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Nevada, Reno and is a proud working mom of 3-year-old twins.


Ellen Houston
Term Expires: June 2016
Phone (775) 682-8404
Website: website
Email: ehouston@unr.edu

Brief Bio: Ellen Houston is the director of the federally funded Upward Bound Programs, which provide free college preparatory services for first-generation, income qualified students from target high schools in Washoe and Lyon counties. She started working at the University in 1997. Prior to Upward Bound, Houston most recently worked in the Center for Student Cultural Diversity, where she served as the assistant director supervising outreach and retention services for underrepresented students.