PHHP College Council
The College Council is the primary student organization in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. The purpose of the Council is to promote an interdisciplinary approach to health services, enhance community awareness regarding the different professions within the College, and organize and participate in community service projects. Money raised by the Council supports charitable organizations consistent with the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ mission, student education, and future Council projects. The Council works directly with a faculty advisor and Associate Dean of the College and represents students across the College.
HPCC PRESIDENT Joshua Cooper
Joshua is a fourth year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy). As HPCC President, Joshua serves as the general coordinator of all HPCC activities. Joshua works with the HPCC E-Board and faculty advisor to make sure that the council remains focused on semester goals, plans, and events. Joshua serves as the general representative for HPCC in most college affairs. After graduating, Joshua plans on attending Physical Therapy school at the University of Florida.
Nehizena is a fourth year student majoring in Health Science (Public Health). As HPCC Vice-President, Nehizena acts as Director of HPCC Programs and events. Nehizena assists the President in all matters of HPCC and will assume the President’s duties in his/her absence. After graduation, Nehizena plans on attending medical school to pursue a career in Global Medicine.
Savannah is a fourth year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Physician Assistant). As HPCC Treasurer, Savannah is responsible for managing the finances, and the budget of HPCC, and reporting these to the voting body. Savannah is the primary representative for HPCC at all Board of College Council (BOCC) meetings and is the main contact within the council for any assistance or information regarding SG funding. After graduation, Savannah plans on attending physicians assistant school.
Kailee is a third year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy). As HPCC Secretary, Kailee is responsible for notifying the general body of HPCC meetings, providing minutes, assisting in HPCC correspondence, recording attendance, and providing other administrative assistance to the Executive Board as needed. After graduation, Kailee plans on attending graduate school to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.
Erica is a second year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Occupational Therapy). As HPCC Public Relations Chair, Erica is responsible for accessing and procuring publicity for HPCC events and college activities. Erica works with the faculty advisor to ensure college guidelines are followed regarding all public relations. Erica also communicates with representatives from HPCC sub-organizations in order to inform them of HPCC meetings, events, and other important information. After graduation, Erica plans on attending Occupational Therapy school at the University of Florida.
Brandon is a fourth year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Med). As HPCC Socials Chair, Brandon is responsible for organizing events of HPCC members and sub-organizations to ensure positive relationships and maintain a unified council. These events will include all service, fundraising, and social activities that the council participates in. After graduation, Brandon plans on attending medical school.
Alexandra is a fourth year student majoring in Health Science (Pre-Med). As HPCC Historian, Alexandra is responsible for documenting the activities and events of the council through photography of organization activities. Alexandra regularly attends HPCC meetings, projects, and socials and is required to compile a group of photographs and/or videos in a presentable format using scrapbooking or social media during her active time in office. After graduation, Alexandra plans on attending medical school with an interest in pediatrics.
From left to right: Damion Simpson, Alexandra Iznaga, Israel Taylor, Jean Burns (Faculty Advisor), Alyssa Milonas, Alyssa Falise, Courtney Maines, Ralph Lamonge.
Left to right: Joshua Cooper, Alexandra Dinger, Nehizena Aihie, Savannah Ray, Erica Poulin, Jean Burns (Faculty Advisor), Kailee Kovacs, Brandon Chavez
Not photographed: Marissa Dean, Zakiya Smith-Dore