National Leaders

Board of Trustees 2020


Clara Hofman
National President
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
email


Matthew Mayeda
National Vice President
(Speaker of the House)

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
email


Taylor Farish
National Treasurer
Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
email


Alison Markley
National Parliamentarian
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus
email


Emily Chin
National Board of Directors Chair

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Virginia Campus
email

Matthew Meranda
AOA BoT Student Representative

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Shikha Patel
SOMA Foundation Chairperson

Rowan University School Of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Joanna Sajdlowska
Region I Trustee

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Amir Khiabani
Region II Trustee

Alabama College Of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Alana Castro-Gilliard
Region III Trustee

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Virginia Campus
email

Nicholas Harriel
Region IV Trustee

NYIT College Of Osteopathic Med - Arkansas Campus
email

Brian Diep
Region V Trustee

Western University Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
email

Amy Ngo
National Secretary

Burrell College Of Osteopathic Medicine
email

National Board of Directors 2020


Gilbert Hernandez
Health Disparities Director

Western University Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
email

Cassandra Smith
Membership and Alumni Affairs Director

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Gage Spears
Senior Pre-SOMA Director

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (Dublin)
email

Amanda Buzzetta
Junior Pre-SOMA Director

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Jennifer Lee
Political Affairs Director

Touro College Of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown
email

Saaranga Sasitharan
Professional Development Director

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Riddhi Patodia
Public Relations Director

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn Campus
email

Jason Vadhan
Research Director

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Brooke Grill
Strategic Partnerships Director

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Courtney Thrower
Community Outreach Director

Arkansas College Of Osteopathic Medicine
email

Angela Pluguez
Convention Director

NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine - Arkansas Campus
email

Sarah Abdel-Karim
Osteopathic Principles and Practices Director

NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
email