86R25807 BPG-D
  By: Fierro H.R. No. 1238
         WHEREAS, Lisa Elliott has greatly distinguished herself as an
  associate professor of mass communication at El Paso Community
  College; and
         WHEREAS, In 2015, Ms. Elliott received both the Faculty
  Achievement Award and the National Institute for Staff and
  Organizational Development Excellence Award; she strives to
  connect her students with professional opportunities, and she
  focuses her research on the impact of the digital age on cultural
  views of public and private space; in addition, she serves EPCC as
  the special projects assistant to the associate vice president of
  external relations, communications, and development, and she is
  co-chair of EPCC's 50th Anniversary Committee; and
         WHEREAS, Ms. Elliott completed her master's degree in
  popular culture at Bowling Green State University in 2005; before
  joining the faculty at EPCC, she enjoyed a career in the
  entertainment industry as a producer, and she has been affiliated
  with an Emmy-winning project and such companies as Carsey-Werner
  Television and Universal Pictures; and
         WHEREAS, Generously sharing her time and expertise,
  Ms. Elliott is a member of the advisory committees for the El Paso
  Film Festival and the Plaza Classic Film Festival; she also serves
  as president of the board of the El Paso Center for Children and as
  secretary of the board of the West Coronado Community Recreation
  Association; and
         WHEREAS, Through her professional accomplishments and
  dedication to EPCC, Lisa Elliott has earned the respect and
  admiration of all who are fortunate enough to know her; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby honor Lisa Elliott for her contributions to El
  Paso Community College and extend to her sincere best wishes for
  continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Ms. Elliott as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.