Steering Committee

American College Health Association Staff

  • Robyn Buchsbaum, MHS, Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Claudia Trevor-Wright, MA, JD, MCHES, Project Director
  • Sara Couppas, Student Engagement Program Manager
  • Mary Hoban, PhD, MCHES, Chief Research Officer

Steering Committee Leadership Team


Giang T. Nguyen, MD, MPH, MSCE, FAAFP
Executive Director, Health Services
Henry K. Oliver Chair of Hygiene
Harvard University

Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA
Associate Vice Provost for Student Health, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Division Head, College Health, Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Deputy Chair

Jessica Greher Traue, EdM
Director, Wellness & Prevention
Office of Violence Against Women Campus Grant Project Director
Bentley University

Higher Education Partners

  • David M. Arnold, Assistant Vice President for Health, Safety, and Well-being Initiatives, NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • Steven M. Bloom, Assistant Vice President, Government Relations, Government and Public Affairs, American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Jo Alice Blondin, PhD, President, Clark State College, representing American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • Cynthia Burwell, EdD, MCHES, RKT, Professor, Director, Norfolk State University Center of Excellence in Minority Health Disparities
  • Malini Cadambi Daniel, Director of Higher Education Organizing, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Katherine Campbell, PhD, Program Analyst, Office of Research, Policy and Post-Secondary, Bureau of Indian Education, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Jean E. Chin, MD, MBA, FACP, FACHA, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Executive Director Emeritus, University Health Center, University of Georgia
  • Anjali Da Victoria Lobo, Director, Property Services Division, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Thomas Diaz, PharmD Candidate, Class of 2024 President, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
  • Goulda Downer, PhD, RD, LN, CNS, FAND, Principal Investigator/Project Director & Associate Professor, Howard University College of Medicine
  • Umailla Fatima, BS, Neurobiology & Physiology, BA, Public Policy, expected 2022, University of Maryland; Research Assistant, Children's National Hospital; Intern, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Rose Francois, MA, Chair, Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services, Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • Zebediah Hall, MBA, Board Member, Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), and Director of Student Disability Services, Cornell Health
  • Monique Luisi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, Missouri School of Journalism
  • Peter MacKinnon, President SEIU Local 509 (MA), Chair of Higher Education Council
  • Karen McKinnis, Emergency Preparedness Manager, Missouri State Office of University Safety, representing International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
  • Rev. Jacquelina (Jackie) Marquez, MDiv, MAPC, Board Member, Association for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education (ACSLHE), and Dean of Religious & Spiritual Life, Wellesley College
  • Sharon McMullen, RN, MPH, FACHA, Assistant Vice President of Student & Campus Life for Health and Wellbeing, Cornell Health
  • Christy Ponce, President, Temple College, representing American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • Maytal Saltiel, MDiv, Associate University Chaplain, Yale University, and President, Association for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education (ACSLE)
  • Amy Sauls, PharmD, CPP, BCACP, Director of Pharmacy and Professional Services, University of North Carolina Student Health
  • Rob Shomaker, Senior Vice President, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)
  • Jessica Wagner, MPH, RN, Associate Director of Prevention & Health Promotion, National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Sports Science Institute

Partners Outside of Higher Education

  • Megan Affrunti, MPH, LMSW, Director of Substance Use Disorders and Recovery, Clinton Health Matters Initiative, The Clinton Foundation
  • Michelle Cantu, Director, Infectious Disease and Immunization, National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • Irini Daskalaki, MD, FAAP, Global and Community Health Physician, Princeton University Health Services; representing the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Gary Langer, President, Langer Research Associates
  • Kelly Moore, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Immunization Action Coalition
  • Amy Pisani, MS, Executive Director, Vaccinate Your Family
  • Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

Campus Engagement Subcommittee


  • Claudia Trevor-Wright, MA, JD, MCHES, ACHA CoVAC Project Director
  • Sara Couppas, ACHA CoVAC Student Engagement Program Manager
  • Raphael Coleman, PhD, Alice/Columbia University Health Promotion, Columbia University; ACHA Racial Marginalization & Health Inequities Task Force
  • Amy Liss, MS, Senior Associate Director, Multicultural Affairs, University of Massachusetts, Lowell; Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Corporate Partners Liaison
  • Andrea Starks-Corbin, Director of Marketing & Communication, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors

Student Representatives

  • Lora Batchvarova, Undergraduate, University of San Francisco
  • Jessica Becenti, Undergraduate, Dine' College, San Diego State University
  • Brigid Bending, Undergraduate, Tulane University
  • Roshni Desai, Undergraduate, University of California, Davis
  • Bennet Franz, Undergraduate, Roanoke College (Virginia)
  • Payton Harvey, Undergraduate, University of Michigan
  • Anna IIyasova, Undergraduate, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Antonio Pisani, Undergraduate, Vaccinate Your Family, University of Connecticut
  • Karla Moreno, Undergraduate, Sam Houston State University (Texas)
  • Claire Keum, Undergraduate, University of Cincinnati
  • Celine Sabbagh, Undergraduate, Macalester College (Minnesota)
  • Raina Wellman, Graduate, Columbia University

Partner Organizations