Club Officers

Coming from all over East Tennessee, our club officers ensure our club remains in compliance with the Association of Former Students, send out email updates, maintains our social media presence, update the website, and coordinate events.

Victor Hazlewood ’88

club President

Victor received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Texas A&M in 1988 and has been involved in high performance computing for his entire career working at Texas A&M University Supercomputer Center (now Texas A&M University High Performance Research Computing), San Diego Supercomputer Center (@UCSD), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and now as the Associate CIO & Director of High Performance & Scientific Computing at University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Victor has been in the East Tennessee area since 2007 and has been active in the club since 2009.  Victor assumed the President’s duties in June 2022.  Victor lives in Knoxville with his wife Dr. Hollie Raynor, and has one son, Samuel Hazlewood, who graduated from the University of Tennessee with an Electrical Engineering degree in 2020.

Steve Syoen ’09

Club Vice President, Website/Social Media

Steve earned his M.Ed. from Texas A&M in 2009. He was a charter member of the Southwest Florida Texas A&M Club from 2013-2015 and has lived in East Tennessee since August 2015. Steve’s primary responsibility is managing social media, the e-mail listserv, and the website for the East Tennessee A&M Club. Steve works in University Housing Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Steve and his wife, Elise, live in La Follette, TN, with their daughter, Darby, and their two dogs, Minnie and Pickles.

Victoria Haverbusch ’14

Muster chair








Victoria earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M in 2014. She went on to receive her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2016 and now works in the women’s health diagnostics industry. She and her husband moved to the Knoxville area in 2020 and became active in the East Tennessee A&M Club in 2022. Victoria became the East Tennessee A&M Club Muster Chair in 2023.


Keith R. Hairell ’76

Club founder

Keith earned his B.A. in Education from A&M. He is a member of the Centennial Class of ’76. He was in the Corps of Cadets. After moving to Maryville from Spring, TX in 1992, he began working with area Aggies to form the East Tennessee A&M Club. In 1993, the Club became official and began working on an endowed scholarship. This was accomplished approximately six years later. Keith has been President, V.P. of Education and served as Muster Chairman until April 2023. He lives in Maryville with his wife, Gail. They have two sons, Jonathan and Ryan.