As Assistant Agency Director, Morris focuses on executive operations of the agency and handles day-to-day administrative functions. In this role, she leads and manages an array of services and programs including business analysis, agency policy and procedure, human resources, personnel development, marketing & communication, outreach, and other agency-wide support initiatives. 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).
Previously Morris served as a program specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s VG Young Institute of County Government. She began her career working for the House Agriculture and Livestock Committee and its then-chairman, State Representative David Swinford, in Austin.
Stacy has been recognized with the Texas A&M System Regents Fellow Service Award, 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 has earned a certificate in Lean Office and Service from the University of Michigan, the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation from the Convention Industry Council, and is a graduate of Leadership Brazos. She holds a master’s and bachelor’s degrees, both from Texas A&M University in College Station.
Stacy has expertise in the following areas:
- laboratory management
- laboratory marketing and communications
- organizational effectivness
- process analysis and improvement