Alexandra González Rainey graduated in 2015 from Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural economics. Originally from Brownsville, Texas, and a third generation Aggie, there was no question “Ale” would attend Texas A&M. A highly involved student leader, she held various positions during her undergraduate career, including Chair of Traditions Council, Executive and Founding Member of the Aggie Network Student Ambassadors, and was the student speaker at her commencement ceremony. In May 2018, she graduated with a Master’s in Public Service and Administration from The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M and served the student body as Chief Ambassador, which is the chief student leader position at the Bush School. Since 2015, Ale works as a Development Specialist at The Association of Former Students, fundraising for major gifts such as the Endowed Century Club and Capital Priorities of the Lead By Example campaign. This year, she also leads the Brazos County A&M Club as President and looks forward to sharing in The Association’s goal of reaching 100,000 donors by the end of 2020. During her free time, you’ll find Ale at the gym, on an adventure with her husband, Jayton Rainey ’15, and their black Labrador named, Rudder, or involved with their church, St. Mary’s Catholic Center.
Earl Wurzbach serves as Immediate Past President of the Brazos County A&M Club having received a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education in 1979 and Master’s in Education in 1980, both from Texas A&M. While at Texas A&M, Earl was a member of the Ross Volunteers and Squadron Six, of which he served as Commanding Officer in 1979. Professionally, Earl owned a McDonald’s franchise for more than 25 years and served as President of the McDonald’s Owner/Operation Association of Greater Houston and also as President of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston. He is past Chairman of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce and past President of the Kiwanis Club of Baytown. Earl lives in Bryan with his wife, Joy ’80 (a former officer with the Brazos County A&M Club) and they have three children.
Landon Harrell is originally from Waco, Texas, but has found his home in Aggieland. A third-generation Aggie, Landon graduated in 2017 with a degree in Technology Management. While a student, Landon was heavily involved with the Aggie Muster Committee where he served as a committee member and executive for all four years. Currently, Landon serves as the Digital Communications Specialist at the Texas A&M Foundation where he manages the Foundation’s website and social media presence. He also administers the University’s email marketing platform, providing maintenance and training for all the colleges across campus. In his free time, you’ll find Landon planning his next road trip, looking for parts for his Jeep or spending quality time with friends.
David Fujimoto, “Fuji,” is currently the Director of Strategic Engagement for The Association of Former Students. In this role he develops, oversees, and cultivates the Texas A&M Advocacy Network and its two main programming efforts: Aggies on the Hill and Orange & Maroon Legislative Day. In addition, he monitors and advises the executive staff on legislative activities related to Texas A&M, The Association, and higher education. Fuji is also a member of the Brazos County A&M Club, serves on the Board of The Bush School Former Student Constituent Network, and is a Maroon & White Leadership Coach. Lieutenant Colonel Fujimoto retired in 2015 from the USAF as a Senior Pilot after 22 years of active duty service and 12 overseas deployments. He is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, and holds graduate degrees from American Military University and The Bush School of Government & Public Service. He is married to Miss Erin Fujimoto ’91 (Norman), and has two sons, Ryan and Joshua.
Bob Davis was named after Robert Willis Willeford who is memorialized on the bronze board in the MSC as a pilot who died in WWII in the Pacific. Therefore it was fitting for him to pursue his PhD in Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M when he was 40. During his working years Mr. Davis worked in the aircraft, automotive, plastic, and communication industries. His duties included Life Cycle Cost, Plant Floor layout and design using simulation, machine selection, Group Technology Cells, Quality System Design, Manufacturing System Design, and assurance that all systems supported Autonomic Logistic support. In retirement, Bob and Diana moved to Bryan in 2008. They are both active in the Republican Party where Bob coordinates the Republican Primary for Brazos County and are proud to have two Aggie daughters.
Jennifer Ann Scasta serves as the Coordinator of Fundraising at The Association of Former Students. In this role, she manages the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Program, building and implementing the volunteer fundraising network for former students. She is a 2010 and 2018 graduate of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. As a student, Jennifer Ann dove head first into being involved on-campus as a student leader in multiple organizations. Upon returning to campus to work in 2011, Jennifer Ann began working with students with their career and personal development. She has a heart for young people and is extremely passionate about encouraging the next generation of leaders to be their best self. Outside of her work on campus and with the Club, Jennifer Ann is active in her church, loves attending Aggie sporting events, raises cattle with her family, and enjoys giving back to local youth livestock exhibitors through her involvement in the Silver Spurs BCYLS.
Sheila Nelson graduated from Texas A&M in 1992 with a bachelor’s in Business Analysis and Research. She is currently a Development Specialist at The Association of Former Students and manages The Association’s Ring Scholarship and endowment programs. Sheila has 2 kids, Ty is a senior at A&M, member of the Corps of Cadets and 1 Sgt. of Parson’s Mounted Cavalry. Taylor is a freshman at Blinn and hopes to be an Aggie soon. Sheila just moved to the B/CS area last fall and is currently building a new house in Bryan.