Goodwin is a student member of the American Bar Association and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She also is a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters and articles editor for the Houston Journal of International Law. Goodwin received a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is pursuing a law degree and master's degree in accountancy from the University of Houston. As a student regent, she replaces Christopher Sharpe, a student at the University of Houston-Downtown.
Lewis is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the National Political Science Honor Society. He also is a mentor at Mathews Elementary School. Lewis received a bachelor's degree in government from The University of Texas at Austin.
In 2005, Perry signed legislation directing each public university board of regents to include one non-voting student member. In 2007, the governor signed legislation creating a student representative position on the Coordinating Board.
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