Jorge Galán

Recruitment director

Jorge was born and raised in Houston, TX and was taught by multiple TFA Corps Members. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a dual-degree in Spanish and Theatre & Dance. After graduating, he joined TFA as a 2013 Houston Corps Member where he taught Middle School Spanish. During his time in the corps, he became the LGBTQ Affinity Group Leader for the Houston Region. Currently, Jorge is the Recruitment Director for TFA at UT-Austin.


Annie Matheis

Recruitment manager

Annie was part of the 2016 Dallas-Ft. Worth Corps. She majored in Journalism and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Kansas.   Now, she's excited to explore Austin and get to know UT as the Recruitment Manager. 


Dyana Martinez

Campus Ambassador

Dyana is a Senior studying Government with a certificate in Core Texts and Ideas. She is from San Antonio and plans to join the 2019 Houston Corps. She is currently serving as the UT-Austin Campus Ambassador for the 2018-2019 school year and she is really excited to meet new people and introduce them to the beauty of Teach for America!

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Lauren Bell

Campus Ambassador

Lauren is senior studying African American Studies, English and Women and Gender Studies. She was born in Fate, Texas but her Teach for America offer is all the way in New York! Lauren is excited to help people understand what Teach for America is all about!


Josephine MacLean

Campus ambassador

Josephine is a senior advertising and geography major. She is originally from Austin, but after she graduates she will be traveling to New Mexico as part of the 2019 corps. She is excited to get to work with a team of passionate individuals and to work towards a goal of education equity for all students.

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McKenzie Hartmann

Campus ambassador

McKenzie is currently a senior at the University of Texas at Austin. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she is pursuing a Plan II and Business Honors degree.   She has an offer to join the 2019 Bay Area Corps, and is excited to spend this year telling people about Teach for America.






Lily Guo

Campus Coordinator

Lily is currently a junior studying Business Honors, Marketing, and Psychology. She will be applying to the Corp in the spring and hopes to be placed in the Bay Area! This year, Lily is excited about utilizing her marketing skills to spread TFA’s platform!