Bauer Honors

Bauer Honors Student Advisory Board

The Bauer Honors Student Advisory Board (BHSAB) is a student-run organization within the Bauer Honors Program that is dedicated to enhancing the academic, professional, philanthropic and social endeavors of Bauer Honors students. In addition to providing feedback to faculty and staff regarding Bauer Honors curriculum and programing, the BHSAB hosts networking events, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities. Comprised of elected student officers and members, participants meet twice each month to establish new initiatives and plan events.

Our Mission

The Bauer Honors Student Advisory Board strives to enhance the Bauer Honors curriculum by providing meaningful leadership, professional development, and academic opportunities to Bauer Honors students. BHSAB connects students to their community and creates well-rounded future leaders through various professional development and fellowship initiatives.

Past BHSAB Activities

  • Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank
  • Volunteer at the Martin Luther King Day of Service
  • Valentine's Day Cards for Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Weinstein Spira Professional Meeting (Middle Market Public Accounting Firm)
  • Gulf States Toyota Professional Meeting
  • Bauer Honors Movie Night at the Student Center Theatre

BHSAB 2015-16 Officer Information/Bios

Upcoming Events


  • Houston Food Bank
    • Oct. 10, 2015

  • Houston Walk to End Alzheimer's
    • Nov. 7, 2015

Corporate & Alumni Events

  • PwC Info Session
    • Oct. 1, 2015

  • Professional Development Day
    • Oct. 13, 2015


  • Reg Fest Bake Sale
    • Oct. 14, 2015

  • BHSAB Bake sale
    • Dec. 3, 2015

How to Get Involved

To join the Bauer Honors Student Advisory Board you must be a current Bauer Honors student in good academic standing with Bauer Honors and The Honors College.

Applications are currently being accepted. Click here to download the application.

Please submit completed applications via email to Amanda Wilkinson, Membership Chair, at For more information contact BHSAB President, Lauren Hauser, at


Lauren Hauser

President, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Lauren Hauser

Junior Marketing and Management Major

Activities/Interests: Bauer Honors Mentor and Student Program Coordinator

Lauren leads meetings, ensures organization goals are met, and represents the organization and its mission to constituents.

"I wanted to serve as an officer of BHSAB because I believe that it is crucial for students to give back to the community and to the program that has fostered us both as students and individuals. Not only do we have the opportunity to serve Houston, we also get to take ownership of Bauer Honors events and provide our fellow students with chances to learn about companies and meet with potential employers."


Jonathan Daniels

Vice President, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Jonathan Daniels

Sophomore Pre-Business Major

Activities/Interests: employee at Shasta’s Cones and More and a member of Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)

Jon oversees the constitution and ensures that the organization is run in accordance with the constitution, plans the organization's social events, and coordinates volunteers for UH, Bauer, and Honors College recruiting events.

"I got involved with BHSAB my Freshman year because I wanted to be involved and grow my professional skills. I was lucky enough to become Vice President and help make BHSAB what it is today. I’m excited for this coming year and I look forward to working with everyone!"


Dane Ralph

Treasurer, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Dane Ralph

Sophomore Pre-Business Major

Activities/Interests: Student Leader with Cru, UH Bonner Leader, Honors College Club Theatre

Dane monitors BHSAB account balances and determines the budget for events and activities.


Javier Perea

Corporate & Alumni Relations, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Javier Perea

Junior Marketing Major with a Leadership Studies Minor

Activities/Interests: Terry Scholar, Honors Advocates Coordinator, Honors College Mentor

Javier establishes and maintains relationships with corporate partners and alumni, coordinates with alumni and corporate partners to bring company representatives to campus, and plans the organization’s professional development, networking, and corporate events.

"Networking and professional development are just as important to career growth as grades and extra-curricular activities. Having experience with companies and corporations will polish us as students and better prepare us to enter and excel in the workforce. As the officer in charge of this position, I look to maximize the use of our resources and ensure that every Bauer Honors student is given a chance to attend events that will aid in their curriculum."


Melanie Franco

Fundraising Officer, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Melanie Franco

Senior Management Major with an Energy and Sustainability Minor

Activities/Interests: Reading, learning, politics, the environment

Melanie develops and implements campaigns and activities to garner funds for the organization.

"I am in charge of developing and executing plans for raising money for the organization. For the activities and campaigns that I develop, I also manage the other members participating. My position also serves as a check/balance for BHSAB funds and I hold secondary responsibility for the bank account."


Amanda Wilkinson

Membership Officer, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Amanda Wilkinson

Junior Accounting Major with a Management Minor

Activities/Interests: Honors College Photographer and Bauer Excellence Scholars Social Chair

Amanda tracks member participation/points to ensure that members are fulfilling the requirements of membership and oversees the membership application and selection process.

"This position is vital to the structure of the organization. It plays a key role in choosing those best suited to help us reach our goals as a Student Advisory Board, and it makes sure that each member gets their hard work recognized."


Marcos Galvan

Philanthropy Officer, Bauer Honors Society Advisory Board

Marcos Galvan

Junior Accounting Major

Activities/Interests: Eagle Scout, reading, music, exercise

Marcos develops relationships with organizations in need of volunteer services and plans and implements community service activities for Bauer Honors.

"Service is important for a multitude of reasons. Something you might not think of right of the bat is the importance of service of those seeking careers. Employers often look for volunteering on a student's resume, so in a way, volunteering allows for professional development, especially for those interested in working for philanthropic organizations. And of course, there's the fact that our actions work towards improving the community, all while representing the University of Houston and Bauer Honors."