DIRECTORS AND ADVISORS

​HOSA-UW is broken up into two branches: Public Relations and Human Resources.  Each branch has a distinct set of committees.  In addition to our six committees, we also have dedicated student and professional advisors.  Click here to find out more about the individual members of the HOSA Executive Board.

Directors
 
Reiley Collins
and 
Emily Johnson

 

Student Advisors
Abby Laskowski
and 
Harry Singh

Description: As directors, we will do everything we can to make sure your HOSA experience is a great one! You'll see us around at general meetings, office hours, and various HOSA events. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you, and we look forward to meeting you this year!

Contact Infohosa@rso.wisc.edu

Description: As student advisors we are here to help with anything and everything, including but not limited to: career advice, class advice, UW questions, and life in general. We are so excited to be launching a ton of new resources this year that we think you will love! 


Contact Info: studentadvisors.hosauw@gmail.com

COMMITTEES

Below you can find a description and contact information for each of our committees.  If you would like to join a specific committee, simply email the designated co-chair.  Click here to find out more about the individual members of the HOSA Executive Board.

Public Relations

Community Relations
Katy Sullivan
and
Rachel Chilson

 

Meetings: Wednesdays opposite of GMs from 7-7:30pm, location TBD

Description: As the Community Relations Committee, we hope to raise awareness of various diseases and causes throughout Madison. We will plan events in which people from the greater Madison area will come to speak to HOSA. Furthermore, we will provide opportunities for HOSA members to interact with and better the community.  

Contact Infocommunity.hosauw@gmail.com

Special Events
Sofie Johnson
Rita Simpson
&
Sydney Ryback

Meetings: Mondays, opposite week as GMs, 7-8pm, SAC 4210

Description: Special Events is a committee that plans HOSA’s two big events- ACHS in the fall and Trot for Tots in the spring. All Campus Healthcare Symposium (ACHS) is a campus-wide conference that brings together healthcare professionals from all fields (doctors, nurses, PAs, PT’s etc.) and pre-health students. The goal of ACHS is to give undergraduates insight into which fields they’d like to pursue and what will be the best fit for them. Trot for Tots is a charity 5k run that benefits the American Family Children’s Hospital. HOSA members, Madison students, and community members team up for a morning of running, food, and fun!

Contact Info: special.hosauw@gmail.com

Campus Relations
Leah Piehl
and
Haley Cole

Meetings: Wednesdays, immediately following GMs, 7-7:30pm

Description: Campus Relations fosters campus outreach, including partnerships with other student organizations. A few of our major events include Homecoming Week, the Dance Marathon, and Relay for Life. As committee members, we focus on creating awareness for UW-HOSA and health-related issues through active and open collaboration. We look forward to building a community within our committee as well as throughout the university!

Contact Info: campus.hosauw@gmail.com

National Affiliation
Anton Tung
and
Nancy Chang

Meetings: Wednesday's opposite GM 7-7:30PM (Location TBD) 

Description: The Affiliation Committee focuses on collaborating with Wisconsin and National HOSA through various projects, including the Wisconsin Regional and State Conferences, the National Service Project, and working with previous HOSA alumni! We also work with local high school chapters, helping high school HOSA members with competition and engaging them with UW HOSA.

Contact Info:  na.hosauw@gmail.com

 Global and Public Health Committee
Andrew Suscha
and
Nicole Frank

Meeting: Wednesday’s opposite of GM’s- HOSA Office (SAC 3165)​

Description: The Global and Public Health Committee provides events which increase UW-HOSA’s involvement with public health issues. Our goal is to collaborate with public health organizations for educational and involvement opportunities for HOSA students. We organize educational sessions about public health topics, informational events on sustainable and ethical global health involvement, and opportunities to volunteer with local public health efforts.  

Contact info: gphealth.hosauw@gmail.com

Human Resources

Interdisciplinary Development
Ashley Squires
and
Megan Dahle

Meetings: Wednesdays immediately following GMs, 7-7:30pm

Description: Interdisciplinary Development works to provide HOSA members opportunities to interact with healthcare professionals in the field that they aspire to be in. We will organize numerous panels this semester consisting of grad students, professors, staff and health professionals with various purposes. Purposes of each panel can range from Q&A sessions to performing team working exercises between healthcare professionals. This will give HOSA members the opportunity to explore future career interests.

Contact Info: id.hosauw@gmail.com

Professional Development
Charlene Ngandu
and
Alina Hampton

Meetings: Tuesdays, same week as GMs, 6-7pm, 4001 SAC

Description:  The Professional Development committee focuses on providing HOSA members with the resources and experiences, around campus, needed to pursue their future goals and healthcare careers. Members of PD will learn the skills necessary to succeed in the professional healthcare setting as well as be offered the opportunity to foster their leadership skills through planning and organizing committee events, and advertising these events to the other members of HOSA.

Contact Info: pd.hosauw@gmail.com

Internal
Affairs
Sarah Hahn
&
Marlina Mueller
&
Tiara Vance

Meetings: Wednesdays immediately following GMs, 7-7:30pm

Description: Description: Internal Affairs aims to create a friendly atmosphere for HOSA members. As a committee, we plan several different socials to allow people to come together and get to know each other outside of the meetings. Past socials have included a formal at State Street Brats, ice-skating at the Shell, and trivia night. We look forward to welcoming new members along with their creative ideas! 

Contact Info: ia.hosauw@gmail.com

Communication Coordinators
Amy Daley
and 
Kami Kuester

Description: It is the job of the Communications Coordinators to keep track of all membership details; both general and associate membership on the HOSA tracker (this includes your event, social, and general meeting points). We also collect dues for the organization, regulate t-shirt distribution, and manage the HOSA-UW website and social media. Give us a follow @hosauw!  If you ever have any questions about events, socials, meetings, or membership, feel free to email us! We are happy to help!

       **When emailing us, please include your student ID number

Contact Info: cc.hosauw@gmail.com

Freshman Representatives
Anna Turdo
and 
Brady Wagner

Description: The Freshman Representatives are really here to help create a community feeling by going out of their way to meet other members and help them feel more connected in the club. The Freshman Representatives are the face for the incoming HOSA members and act as a point of contact for them as well.