Matthew Gaines Initiative Committee
Mission Statement: The Mission of the Matthew Gaines Initiative is to promote and highlight the diversity of the historical foundation of Texas A&M University.
Purpose: The purpose of the Matthew Gaines Initiative (MGI) is to gain a collaborative movement of students and faculty to pay tribute to Matthew Gaines and the 12th Texas Legislature with a physical representation on Texas A&M's campus as well as educate the campus of its true and forgotten history. The initiative seeks to promote diversity on campus through highlighting its diverse past.They will do so through raising funds, putting on educational seminars, and interacting with students and faculty.
Committee Chief Directors:
The main purpose of the finance team would be to raise funds for the monuments by gaining sponsorships, asking for donations from former students, and any other appropriate means.
Logistics and Design Team:
The main purpose of Logistics and Design Team is to figure out all of the details involved with erecting a statue on campus.
The main purpose of the outreach team is to involve the Texas A&M Student body in the process of erecting the Matthew Gaines statue, by educating the student body of the importance and historical context of Matthew Gaines and the 12th Texas Legislature.