Faculty and Staff

Kathy Driscoll | Director

Lacy Gill | Assistant Director

Lacy has been in the esthetics industry since she was 16 years old. As a graduate of ICE&M, she has held positions such as spa director at Beautique Day Spa and Salon, account executive at SOTHYS Paris, and esthetician, massage therapist and spa director at Christine Valmy Skin Care. She also holds a CIDESCO Diploma in Beauty Therapy. She is passionate about pushing her students to be the best estheticians they can be, providing them with the skills they need to be successful in their career. In her free time she enjoys traveling, golf, trying new restaurants and spending time with her family. 

Seletha Mankins | Registrar

Seletha joined the ICE&M team in 2006. Before that, she worked at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa, holding many job roles such as spa coordinator, administrative assistant and business center coordinator. She also has extensive experience in spa management and has worked at the Chrysalis Day Spa as spa manager and the Tsalta Day Spa as receptionist. Seleth likes to spend her free time gardening, exploring nature and volunteering with her church. 

Jeannie Bokemeyer | Counselor

Jeannie has been with ICE&M since 2017. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas and has two daughters, a son-in-law and three grandchildren. She is also a licensed cosmetologist and cosmetologist instructor. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors bike riding, fishing, gardening and playing with her grandkids. 

Joe  Vasquez | Director of Massage

Joe graduated from MRC School of Massage in Houston, Texas in 1993. After establishing a successful massage therapy practice and working with physical therapy clinics in the Houston area, Joe acquired his massage therapy instructors license in 1997. He studied advanced therapies at Paul St. John Neuromuscular Institute and began instructing at MRC, European Institute, and then ICE&M. Joe is from San Antonio, Texas but has lived in the Houston area since 1974. In his free time, Joe enjoys golfing, horseback riding and feeling the breeze of motorcycling in the hill country. He continues to hone his skills and knowledge by taking advances therapy courses in orthopedic massage, manual lymphatic drainage, medical massage and other therapeutic modalities. 

Ruza is from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Croatia. She worked in the textile industry in Bosnia and Austria before moving to the United States in 1997. She attended ICE&M in 2002 and earned her diploma in Premier Esthetics while also working as the receptionist. In her free time, Ruza enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is passionate about photography and videography and loves to document her travels with her family. 

Ruza  | Receptionist

Jackie Cano | Receptionist

Jacky recently joined the ICE&M team in the summer of 2019. She was born and raised in Houston where she loves to spend time with her family pets, Oso and Mr. Mittens. In her free time, she is learning Korean in honor of her favorite band, BTS. She also loves to read whenever it rains because she finds it very calming.

Lucy Magarino | Cosmetology and Nail Tech Instructor

Lucy has been an instructor at ICE&M since 1997. She began her career in cosmetology in New York and worked at several salons, then as a manager and distributor for COLORLY products. Lucy has lived in Houston for 22 years and has three children, eight grandchildren and a Maltese named Elouise. In her free time she enjoys music, dancing and Karaoke. 

Rudy Medina  | Massage Instructor

Rudy graduated from the World School of Massage & Spa Therapy in 2004. Upon attaining his massage therapy license, Rudy began working for The Garden Spa at Memorial Hermann-HBU Wellness Center. He worked his way up from lead massage therapist up to spa director where he became experienced in various spa modalities and business management. He is trained in Kneipp and Biotone training for advanced hydro-spa therapies, geriatric aquatic instructing and sports massage. His passion for massage therapy education led him to become a licensed massage therapy instructor at Memorial Herman Massage & Spa Therapy School in 2010. Rudy is also a spa consultant and works part time as Lead Massage Therapist for Sanctuary Spa. In his spare time, he manages a business, Massage Fanatics, with his wife, doing in-home massage in the Katy area. 

Claire Goodwin | Marketing and Public Relations

Claire is from Grand Prairie, Texas. She attended Texas Tech University and earned her bachelors degree in public relations. She held several internships in marketing and public relations before working at a marketing agency in Fort Worth. There she worked as an account coordinator for several medical aesthetic brands. She then moved to Dallas to work at a public relations agency where she did media relations and copywriting for clients in the restaurant industry. She moved to Houston and joined the ICE&M team in the Summer of 2019. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, trying new restaurants and practicing yoga. 

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Institute of Cosmetology, Esthetics & Massage

7011 Harwin Drive, Suite 100 

Houston, Texas 77036

(713) 783-9988 | info@CIDESCOhouston.com

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