As Assistant Agency Director, Morris focuses on executive operations of the agency, organizational effectiveness, marketing/communications, personnel development, and other agency wide initiatives. She works closely with industry, government, and agency partners to further the mission of the agency and support animal agriculture. Prior to her role as Assistant Director, Morris served a dual role as Chief of Staff for both TVMDL and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD).
Morris has served as a program specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s VG Young Institute of County Government where she managed educational programs for Texas county officials. Stacy began her career working for the House Agriculture and Livestock Committee and its then-chairman, State Representative David Swinford in Austin. She holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees, both from Texas A&M University in College Station.
Stacy has been recognized with the Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence, TVMDL’s Director’s Excellence Award, and the Epsilon Sigma Phi Distinguished Early Career Award at both the State and National level. She holds the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation from the Convention Industry Council and is a graduate of Leadership Brazos.
Stacy has expertise in the following areas:
- laboratory management
- laboratory marketing and communications
- organizational effectivness
- process analysis and improvement