Officers 2019-2020

MEET OUR TEAM 

 

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President: Zain Naqvi

Zain

Major: Biochemistry
Minor: Maths

“Hello guys! My name is Zain and I will be your president for this year. If you are a returning member and you don’t recognize me, it’s because I decided to grow out my beard. I like to play cricket on weekends so hit me up if you’d like to learn.”

 


Vice President: Monia Nazemi

MoniaMajor: Biology
Minor: Kinesiology

“Hey y’all! My name is Monia and I’m your VP this year. Chances are if you’ve seen me on campus I was on my phone tweeting either about how American Vogue is trash or how the earth is dying, so if you wanna have a convo about that hmu. I schedule the physicians that come out and speak to you guys and I myself am super excited for what they have in store for y’all! Lastly, I just want to say that I adore AMSA and am always open to recommendations so that we can help y’all become better future applicants!”


Secretary: Minhal Zaidi

Minhal

Major: Biotechnology

“Hi guys! My name is Minhal and I am really excited to be your secretary this year. You guys will be getting a lot of emails from me about the upcoming events and opportunities. I will be keeping you updated on all the fun things we have planned for the semester!  I like to read books and create art in my free time!”


Treasurer: Mahnoor Liaqat

Mahnoor

Major: Nutrition
Minor: Biology; Business Administration

“Hey y’all, my name is Mahnoor and I’ll be your Treasurer this year. I’m in charge of all the AMSA finances and providing food and t-shirts for you all! You will see me around at all the bake sales so come say hi! In my free time, I love cooking and spending time with my baby nephew!”


Membership Director: Dana Awad

Major: BiologyDana
Minors: Spanish, Medicine & Society

“Hey guys! I’m Dana Awad, your Membership Director this year. I’m really looking forward to working with you guys and keeping track of all the points you guys earn by attending our events. This past summer I traveled to Jordan with the Honors College and was able to work in a humanitarian healthcare agency aiding refugee populations.”


Professional Development Chair: Bibian Vazquez

Major: BiologyBibian
Minor: Psychology

“Hey guys! I’m Bibian and I will be your Professional Development officer for this school year. I’m super excited to organize events and workshops for you guys and I hope y’all enjoy them. I love being a part of our fAMSAly and I hope you guys find a place in this organization just like I did! If you ever need advice or would like to destress please don’t hesitate to let me know. I love talking to people and I’m a good listener.”


Volunteer Coordinator: Christen Volding

Major: BiochemistryChristen
Minors: Psychology; Law, Values & Policy

“Hi everyone! I’m Christen Volding, your volunteer coordinator for this year. A fun fact about me is that I’ve been in the choir here at UH for the past two years, but I’m not in it this year because of a schedule conflict :(“


Social Coordinator: Adamaris Ceja

Major: PsychologyAdamaris
Minor: Biology

“Hey y’all! I’m Adamaris and I’m your social coordinator this year! My dog Rosa is our mascot for fall 2019! You can come and say hi to her, but one at a time please. I was born and raised here in h-town and so was Rosa 🙂 Fun fact about me is that I’m part robot! I’m told I’m very social so I hope I get to interact with everyone and get to know you all through all our fun events I’m planning for us this year! Don’t be shy and come and say hi!”


Sponsorship Director: Romeesa Khan

Major: BiochemistryRomeesa
Minors: Chemistry, Medicine & Society

“Hi everyone! I am Romeesa and I will be your Sponsorship Director for this year. I am really looking forward to planning some helpful events and getting you all some amazing resources to use for your MCAT study! I am a huge history buff, and a bookworm at heart.”

 


Webmaster:  Hana Hassan

Major: BiologyHana
Minor: French

“Hi guys! I’m Hana, I’ll be your webmaster this year and I can’t wait to meet everyone. I am a pro Netflix binge-watcher and have probably watched all the interesting shows so if you need any recommendations hit me up! I will be at a LOT of AMSA events, because I genuinely love this organization, so don’t be shy and come and say hi!!”


PR/Banquet Coordinator: Maria Dalibalta

Major: Biology
Marya
“Hey guys! I’m Maria and I am your Public Relations Director and Banquet Coordinator for this year. I will be taking over all our social media accounts so make sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay on top of all our events. I will also be organizing our end-of-year banquet (my favorite event) where we’ll be announcing our top members and dancing the night away! Fun fact about me is I love to travel! I hope to see all the countries of the world one day.”


Fundraising Coordinator: John Asamoah

Major: BiochemistryJohn
Minors: Computer Science, Maths, Chemistry

“Hello everyone! I’m John Asamoah and I will be your fundraising coordinator for the fall 2019 and spring 2019 term. I’m working on events that will work in conjunction with our bake sales and stand-alone fundraising events that will raise money towards donating to women’s shelters.”


Education Director: Hala Khan

Major: Biologyhala.jpg
Minors: teachHOUSTON; Medicine & Society

“Hey guys! I’m Hala and I’ll be your Education Director this year! I’ve got a bunch a cool resources planned for y’all, and I’m really excited to get to know a lot of you. I say that I love reading, which I do, but really I spend my free time watching shows and movies. My favorite season is 100% winter because I love the cold, and I love getting all bundled up in jackets, a beanie and fuzzy socks!”


Mentorship Director: Angelica Soto

Major: KinesiologyAngelica
Minors: Biology; Chemistry; Medical Spanish

“Hey y’all, I’m Angelica Soto and I will be your Mentorship Director for this school year. I am working on getting a bunch of cool medical students to be our mentors for this school year, and am starting a program where you guys can be mentors to inner city middle schoolers! I really love plants and learning about botany in my free time, i also love to play soccer and ride my bike.”