Dr. Lisalisa2 McNary, Dean of Alumni & Parent Relations

    lisas@uiwtx.edu | (210) 805-3596
    Dr. Lisa McNary received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Incarnate Word in 1991 and also received her Master of Arts degree in gerontology from Incarnate Word in 1995. Lisa recently received her Doctorate of Strategic Leadership with a concentration in Foresight from Regent University.  She is a 1986 graduate or Incarnate Word High School. Lisa’s primary responsibility is to establish and strengthen connections between the school and its alumni and to develop alumni leadership. She oversees all Alumni Association staff, programs, activities and events; administers the budget, provides direction for the attainment of Association goals; is responsible for communicating with alumni, the University and the Association.

  • gaby2Gaby Alvarado, Associate Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

    gagonza1@uiwtx.edu | (210) 805-5899
    Gaby Alvarado received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts in 2011, and also received her Masters of Arts in Administration degree in 2014 from the University of the Incarnate Word. Gaby has broad experience in event planning, volunteer organization, and non-profit management having worked at Silver & Black Give Back the non-profit partner of Spurs Sports & Entertainment, and the San Antonio Zoological Society. Gaby assists the Dean of Alumni & Parent Relations in all communication, activities, and networks for the Alumni Association and Parent Association. She is also charged with overseeing the Parent Advisory Board and leading department efforts throughout our Cardinal Community.

  • jorgejonesJorge Jones, Coordinator of Young Alumni & Volunteer Engagement

    jojones2@uiwtx.edu | (210) 805-3595
    Jorge Jones received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Bilingual Communications in 2016, and also received his Master of Arts degree in Communications in 2018 from the University of the Incarnate Word. Jorge has previous experience in integrated marketing communications, public relations, and digital media after completing professional internships with NASCAR and the San Antonio Spurs. Jorge’s primary responsibility is to engage with young alumni, recruit volunteers and maintain a reputable digital presence for the Dept. of Alumni & Parent Relations.

  • Venessa Avan222_venessa_2_2016t, Administrative Assistant

    vavant@uiwtx.edu | (210) 829-6014
    Venessa Avant is the Administrative Assistant for the Department of Alumni Relations. She manages the business and office affairs of the Department. Venessa maintains daily office procedures, such as alumni record-keeping and address corrections, daily data entry, and preparing mailings.  

  • The Department of Alumni & Parent Relations
    4301 Broadway, CPO #298
    San Antonio, TX 78209
    (210) 829-6014
    Fax: (210) 829-6015

    Our offices are located the McCracken House

    102 Mt. Erin Pass, San Antonio, Texas 78212