Staff Associates

Erin Albin is the Coordinator of Research Projects at The Center for Church and Community Impact (C3I) through the Garland School of Social Work at Baylor University. She has a Master of Divinity from George W. Truett Theological Seminary and a Master of Social Work from Garland School of Social Work.

Lilly Ettinger is Senior Coordinator for Recovery Services. The Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center and Wellness are partners of Spirituality and Public Life, and Lilly sits on the Baylor PDI Advisory Board. She also incorporates public deliberation into her programs and in her classroom.

Melissa Mullins coordinates aquatic education and outreach at the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR). A Baylor alum (M.S. Environmental Biology, ’95), she returned to Baylor after working for state natural resource agencies as an aquatic scientist for over a decade. Her work at CRASR is focused on water education and connecting the public to water issues, including the research of faculty. She most enjoys facilitating science learning outside of the classroom (especially any place that is wet and muddy), with all ages of learners, and currently serves on the board of the Informal Science Education Association of Texas.

Adam Moore is Assistant Director of Student and Alumni Initiatives with the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC). He is a PDI Advisory Board Member, and he is currently working to incorporate public deliberation into BIC curriculum.

Drexel King is the Manager of Learning and Development at Baylor University. Years of service as a Naval Academy graduate and infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps provide him with more than 10 years of experience in leadership and performance management. He has already applied public deliberation within his current position and is looking for more opportunities to do so.

Holly Joyner serves as the Program Manager for Global Baylor in the Center for Global Engagement. She received her undergraduate degree in International Studies and Asian Studies from Baylor, focusing on Japan. After she traveled to California for her Master’s in Student Affairs from Azusa Pacific University. During and after graduate school Holly has had the privilege of working at Cal-State Fullerton, Azusa Pacific, University of North Texas Dallas, and now here at her alumna Baylor. Holly has enjoyed serving as the Program Director for both the Global Community and Fine Arts Living-Learning Centers as well as the Baylor & Beyond Living & Learning Center. She hopes to prepare students to think locally and act globally and encourage all her students to study abroad.

Sharyl Loeung is Senior Coordinator for Outreach and Inclusion in the Office of Multicultural Affairs.