Officers & Committees

EXECUTIVE BOARD:

PRESIDENT:

Heather Talbott, 4th year,
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB)
Email: Heather

VICE PRESIDENT:

Hollie Siebler, 5th Year,
Cancer Research Graduate Program (CRGP)
Email: Hollie

SECRETARY:

Tyler Scherr, 4th Year
Pathology and Microbiology (PAM)
Email: Tyler

TREASURER:

Ekta Agarwal, 4th Year
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB)
Email: Ekta

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CHAIR:

Sidra Akhter,
Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience (PEN)
Email: Sidra

INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CHAIR:

Brian Coburn,
Medical Sciences Interdisciplinary Area (MSIA)
Email: Brian

ALUMNI AND OUTREACH CHAIR:

Nick Griffin, 4th Year
Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy (GCBA)
Email: Nick

SOCIAL CHAIRS:

Shalis Ammons, 4th Year
Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy (GCBA)
Email: Shalis

Jannah Obaid
Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health – Pulmonary (EAOH)
Email: Jannah

Brady Sillman,
Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience (PEN)
Email: Brady

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES:

Please contact the chair of a committee if you would be interested in serving on a GSA committee.

Issues Committee

Chair: Hollie Siebler

Assist the Vice-President to address issues and concerns that pertain to graduate students.

Career Development Committee

Chair: Ekta Agarwal

Assist the Treasurer plan career-related seminars and workshops.

Academic Affairs Committee

Chair: Tyler Scherr

Assist the Secretary with updating the GSA webpage, Facebook page, and student survival guide.

International Student Affairs Committee

Chair: Sidra Akhter

 Assist the International Student Chair advocate for international graduate students and encourage their involvement in professional and social activities.

Interprofessional Education Committee

Chair: Brian Coburn

Assist the Interprofessional Education chair advocate for interprofessional experiences and opportunities on campus.

Alumni Affairs and Outreach Committee

Chair: Nick Griffin

Assist the Alumni/Outreach Chair with coordinating with the UNMC alumni association and outreach events to extend the impact of UNMC to before and after student’s experience with UNMC.

Social Committee

Chairs: Brady Sillman, Jannah Obaid, Shalis Ammons

Assist the social chairs with the planning and set-up of social events for graduate students.

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