Advisory Committee

American College Health Association Staff

  • Robyn Buchsbaum, MHS, ACHA Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Claudia Trevor-Wright, MA, JD, MCHES, CoVAC Project Director
  • Heather Zesiger, PhD, MPH, MCHES, CoVAC Initiative Associate Project Director and HECCOP Project Director
  • Sara Couppas, Student Engagement Program Manager
  • Mary Hoban, PhD, MCHES, Chief Research Officer
  • Aisha Ali, Special Projects Coordinator 

Steering Committee Leadership Team

Co-Chairs

Julie Edwards, MHA
Director, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives
Cornell University 

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 

ACHA Committees, Sections, and Task Force Representatives


  • ACHA Vaccine Preventable Disease Committee 
  • ACHA COVID 19 Task Force 
  • ACHA Health Promotion Section 
  • ACHA Pharmacy Section 

Partner Organizations

  • AACC: American Association of Community Colleges
  • AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • ACE: American Council on Education
  • ACSLHE: Association for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education
  • ACUHO-I: Association of College and University Housing Officers – Intl
  • AHEAD: Association on Higher Education and Disability
  • APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities
  • Bureau of Indian Education, Department of the Interior
  • Clinton Health Matters Initiative, Clinton Foundation
  • CUPA HR: College & University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • HACU: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 
  • IAEM: International Association of Emergency Managers
  • IAC: Immunization Action Coalition
  • Interfaith Youth Core
  • IACLEA: International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
  • Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Langer Research Associates
  • NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • NACCHO: National Association of County and City Health Officials
  • URMIA: University Risk Management & Insurance Association
  • Vaccinate Your Family