EXECUTIVE BOARD

Meet the 2021-2022 Executive Board

Click on their picture for more info on each of our executive board members!

Juan Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez

Co-President Junior, Biology major with minor in Italian Previous Brigades: Medical/Dental Honduras January 2020 "GB’s holistic model of helping communities become self-sufficient and its continuation of our work after we leave the community is the reason why I enjoy being apart of Global Brigades."

Grace Mihal
Grace Mihal

Co-President Junior, Biochemistry major Previous Brigades: Medical/Dental Honduras January 2020 "I love GB because it gives me so many opportunities to learn and grow from the world around me while serving others and meeting so many amazing new people!"

Theresa Scheier
Theresa Scheier

Membership Chair Junior, Biochemistry major Previous Brigades: Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2020 and Medical TeleBrigade Ghana 2021 "I decided to join Global Brigades because I loved the idea of hoping to grow the sustainability of communities worldwide."

Debora Paez-Perez
Debora Paez-Perez

Outreach Chair Nutrition & Exercise Physiology major, Psychology minor Previous Brigades: Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2021 "I admire GB because of its passion for volunteering in an ethical way by steering clear of voluntourism. Additionally, as someone who was born in a place like the one's GB works with, GB allows me to give back to communities like my own."

Alexis Borgstadt
Alexis Borgstadt

Finance Chair Junior, Biology and Human Physiology and Translational Sciences major Previous Brigades: Medical Honduras January 2020, Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2021 "I joined GB because I was interested in experiencing what medicine was like in other parts of the country. GB showed me this and much more. It has grown me as a person and given me opportunities that most individuals don't get."

Brooke Bowman
Brooke Bowman

Recruitment Chair Biological Sciences major Previous Brigades: Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2021, Medical TeleBrigade Ghana 2021 "I joined GB to gain cultural competency and learn more about healthcare in societies outside of the U.S."

YiaSi Huang
YiaSi Huang

Public Relations Chair Sophomore, Nursing major Previous Brigades: Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2021 "I joined GB because I resonate with Global Brigade's mission of empowering communities to reduce healthcare inequalities. I love the fact that GB focuses on ethical and sustainable volunteering."

Hailee Coleman
Hailee Coleman

Fundraising Chair Sophomore, Biological Sciences major, Psychology minor Previous Brigades: Medical TeleBrigade Ghana 2021 "Global Brigades has shown me what empowerment looks like, and I want to extend that empowerment towards anyone, anywhere that desires it."

Kaye Vandendaele
Kaye Vandendaele

Brigade Leader: Medical/Dental Biology major, Chemistry and Criminology/Criminal & Juvenile Justice minors Previous Brigades: Medical/Dental Honduras January 2020, Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2021 "I joined Global Brigades to work with people around the world to create sustainable empowerment in their communities."

Ashtyn Bevans
Ashtyn Bevans

Brigade Leader: Medical/Dental Junior, Biochemistry and Psychology major Previous Brigades: Medical/Dental Honduras January 2020, Medical TeleBrigade Honduras 2021 "I am extremely passionate about empowering others which is the main focus of Global Brigades. To be able to work side-by-side with community members to make a community more sustainable is the greatest opportunity in life."

David Sniatkewicz
David Sniatkewicz

Brigade Leader: Medical/Dental Senior, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology & Spanish major Previous Brigades: Medical/Dental Honduras January 2019 "GB has provided me with new friendships, opportunities, and experiences that have helped me feel more comfortable in my college experience and in my pursuit for medical school. It has been one of the most rewarding and fulfilling organizations I have joined on campus."

Rachel Rupp
Rachel Rupp

Brigade Leader: Medical/Dental Health Science major with emphasis in health and wellness services Previous Brigades: Medical/Dental Honduras May 2019 "I wanted to be apart of GB because of my interest in health and commitment to service-oriented organizations. I love GB because it reinforced my decision to pursue a degree in the medical field and allowed me to fulfill my passion of serving others while still making process toward a better community through the holistic model."