Don Crawford ’64
A former member of Squadron 2, served 30 years in the Air Force on active duty and reserve status. He has owned multiple manufacturing firms in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. Establishing the Corps Leadership Outreach Program in 1988 that became the Aggie Corps Recruiting Program, he was instrumental in establishing the Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets Association in 1993 and has served as the Executive Director since establishment. He serves as a member of the Texas A&M President’s Board of Visitors and a member of the Corps Hall of Honor.
Julie Pontikes ’95
After graduation, Julie was employed by The Nestle Corporation in the Marketing Department. She became the first official employee of the Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets Association, in the fall of 1998. She is currently responsible for the Association database and Membership Program to include member gifts and the association plaque program. During her tenure, Julie has performed all operational functions.
Dawn Ament '95
After graduating in '95 with a B.A. in Journalism, Dawn received her teaching license in Secondary Education and taught high school English. She married Steve '94, H-1 Raider, and after his tour in the Marine Corps ended they lived in the Indianapolis area for 10 years. In 2010 they jumped at the chance to move back to Aggieland! Dawn now serves on PTO Boards within College Station ISD where her son, Tristan, and daughter Audrey, attend school. She is a founding board member of the Young Men’s Service League Aggieland Chapter and the National Charity League Aggieland Chapter where she volunteers with her children. She is the Managing Editor for the CCA magazine--the Guidon--and edits CCA publications and correspondence.
Jill Kizer Bright '91
Membership & Development
Jill has returned to College Station after a 15-year leave of absence when she married her active duty Marine husband. She has been a branch manager for an advertising agency, marketing director for a publishing company, and most recently a sales/marketing manager for a fitness center. Jill has spent numerous hours mentoring Marine spouses and volunteering in the past 15 years. She and her husband James have three children: Maggie, James and Jeb. Jill will be responsible for all the Association's membership, including recruitment, retention and providing support to members.
Pamela Loupot Brummett
Administration & Development Coordinator
Pam is a third generation Aggie, married to an Army Officer for almost twenty-five years, and the mother of Toby ’19 D-2, Cody '22 K-1, and Kaylee '24. Formerly, she has owned two businesses, volunteered with Army Family Readiness Groups, Army Family Team Building, Army Family Action Plan, and Officers Spouses Club Board. She and her husband, Kevin '93, have returned to Aggieland to properly enjoy his retirement. Pam is passionate about Aggie Football, Women’s Basketball, and the Corps of Cadets, believing “all Aggie Traditions will continue to live on as long as we have the Corps.”
Amy Hohlt Corcoran ’96
After graduating from A&M, Amy married Kelly Corcoran ’95, E-1 Jock and moved to the Dallas area. During their time in Dallas, Amy taught 4th grade and was a Technology Specialist in Irving ISD. In 2005, they moved back to College Station. She is now responsible for keeping our members up to date of what is going on with the Corps and around campus. She has two boys, A.J. & Cade.
Dennis Davenport ’01
From 1988 until his retirement in 2005, Dennis Davenport was either a member of/or led the team that (attempted) to manage the Corps Dorms. He considers it his retirement privilege to be a member of the CCA Staff. He assists in the projects or events at hand, writes for the Guidon and dedicates time to membership and outreach. He has penned and published two books. When he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, working out and regaling the rest of the staff with good bull.
Kendall Hopcus ’22
Carey joined the Corps of Cadets Association in December 2012, and currently works out of the Frisco office. She is responsible for the financial processing of Merchandise Sales and Event transactions, as well as managing Membership Gifts and Event Payments for the Corps Alumni Divisions managed by the CCA. Prior to her work with the CCA, Carey served for 15 years in the finance industry, most recently serving as the Chief Credit Officer for a commercial lending institution.
Chris Sullivan ’98
Chris was in the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, B Company, Class of ’98, where he played saxophone and was the Infantry Band Drum Major his senior year. After graduation, he worked for a consulting company in Houston and San Antonio over the course of ten years focusing on IT audit and security. When his wife, Kelly, was offered a job as a pediatrician at University Pediatric Association in 2009, they decided to move to the Bryan/College Station area.
Bethany Wright ’93
A College Station resident for over 20 years, Bethany is returning to Aggieland after five years in the Waco area and is excited join the CCA Staff as Events Coordinator. A 1993 graduate of Texas A&M, Bethany holds a B.S. in Journalism and began her career with local CBS affiliate KBTX-TV. She later served in development relations roles in both the College of Science and Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M before leaving the workforce to become a stay-home parent. During this time, she has served in a variety of volunteer capacities in both the public and private sector. She and her husband, Mike, are the proud parents of twins, Macy (incoming TAMU Class of 2023) and Mason, who will attend SFA.