Representatives of Institutional Support

Leslie Blacketer

Leslie Blacketer

Ms. Blacketer graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance in 1991 from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. Before beginning her 18 year career at UTMB she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Galveston as a Fitness Specialist in the Physical Therapy Department. She came to UTMB in January of 1998 as the Assistant Manager of the Alumni Field House and became the Manager in 2000. Leslie has had the pleasure of developing associations and friendships across the institution with a very diverse population, including the members of the Field House. These interactions have allowed her to stay in touch with the concerns and issues that are important to UTMB employees. Leslie has worked closely with the Office of Student Life and the Student Government Association as well as the Retiree’s Association to retain memberships and to hear concerns and suggestions from their specific groups for the Alumni Field House. She has a gained a wide array of knowledge concerning all areas of UTMB through her associations with the groups that the Field House serves. Leslie currently lives in Galveston with her 16 year old daughter and 13 year old son and participates in various parent groups for the GISD school district. Leslie values the opportunity to serve on the Employee Advisory Council as she feels that her experience with a very diverse group of associations within the UTMB community keeps her in tune with the mindset of the remarkable employees that work here.

Theresa Carrig

Theresa Carrig

Ms. Carrig currently works as the Sr. Manager of Institutional Value Analysis and Data Analytics for Supply chain.  She has been in Supply Chain at UTMB for over 30 years.  She has gained a multi-faceted knowledge of UTMB and its many employees by working in the many departments of Supply Chain including Purchasing, Inventory/Warehouse, Value Analysis, Logistics and Data Analytics.  In this capacity, she has interacted with patients, leadership, faculty, staff and vendors. 

Ms. Carrig graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. 

With over 30 years of experience working with various internal and external committees, cross-functional teams, leadership, faculty and staff, Ms. Carrig is honored to serve on the EAC council to represent UTMB.