Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Mr. Selvera is responsible for establishing the Veterans Services Office that administers benefits for Service members pursuing educational goals. He provides expert advice and direction to University Staff and Faculty when dealing with issues effecting Veterans. He also establishes and maintains files for Veterans using GI Bill benefits at the University that comply with Veterans Affairs guidelines. Mr. Selvera recruits and retains Veterans to the University through marketing and providing first class service. He manages day to day operations of Veterans Service Office; provides guidance to Student Veterans Organization; manages Coordinators and Student workers and manages budget.
Mr. Selvera earned his Master of Security Management from the University of Houston Downtown and Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Sam Houston State University.
Richard Selvera has 24 years of Army experience. He finished his career at Army ROTC, US Army, University of Houston, Houston, TX. Mr. Selvera was responsible for the recruitment and training of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). He enrolled students into ROTC class and encouraged them to consider a career as an Army Officer. He also recruited for ROTC throughout the Houston area at high schools, college fairs and national recruiting events.