Meet the Board

AMSA Executive Board 2021-2022: We’re Here To Help!

PresidentLindsey Flieth
Vice PresidentAndrew Johnson
TreasurerRhea Sharma
SecretaryKristin Knudsen
Public RelationsSummer Gerhardt
Health AdvocateZoey Pekula
Volunteer CoordinatorRebecca (Becca) Olson
Events CoordinatorAnna Clarin
Travel CoordinatorSaahiti Denduluri

PRESIDENT

LINDSEY FLIETH

Year: Senior
Major: human physiology and spanish (Minors in pharmacology, neuroscience, and public health)
hobbies/involvement: VP of MinnesoTap, volunteer at MHealth Children’s Masonic, CNA at a nursing home, and tutor with RISE tutor program. I also love dancing, playing tennis, spending time with friends, watching Netflix, and eating ice cream 🙂
Most treasured AMSA memories: All of the incredible people that I have gotten to meet! Through AMSA’s many opportunities, I have gotten to meet physicians, get a med student mentor, and meet some of my closest friends!
Contact: fliet006@umn.edu

VICE PRESIDENT

ANDREW JOHNSON

Year: senior
Major: biology, minors in manag
fun fact: i worked as a pizza maker for a year and a half at puncH pizza!
Contact: joh14207@umn.edu


SECRETARY

KRISTIN KNUDSEN

Year: junior
Major: psychology with minor in public health
hobbies/ involvement: Alpha Omicron Pi-Freshman Standards, Volunteering at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Yoga, Ballet, listening to new music, and watching New Girl
Most treasured AMSA memories: To have such a supportive group of people surrounding me! It’s also an amazing resource for inspiration and connections to the healthcare field
Contact: knuds311@umn.edu

TREASURER

RHEA SHARMA

Year: junior
Major:   human physiology with minor in health services management
hobbies/ involvement: American Red Cross volunteer, UMN COVID Vaccination Team, and research in Department of Radiation Oncology! Hobbies include traveling, poetry, and going to new coffee shops 🙂
Most treasured AMSA memories:Networking with physicians via weekly meetings and Pre-Med Dinner. Reach out to receive shadowing and research opportunities! Also, meeting my closest friends, great for pre-med advice!!
Contact: sharm672@umn.edu

Name:       Summer Gerhardt
Position:   Public Relations
Year: Sophomore 
Major:  genetics, cell biology and Development (GCD) with minor in American sign language and nutrition science
hobbies/involvement: senior care at acr homes, research in breast cancer laboratory, peer mentor. Hobbies include exploring minnesota state parks and trails, playing basketball, weightlifting, reading, and trying new restaurants!
Fun fact: I used to have a pet llama named steve and a chicken named nugget!
Contact: gerha081@umn.edu

Name:       Zoey Pekula
Position:  Health Advocate
Year: junior
Major:  human physiology with a minor in psychology
Fun fact: I am the oldest of three and i am the first in my family to be pursuing a careet in medicine. 
Contact: pekul016@umn.edu

Name:       rebecca (becca) olson
Position:  Volunteer Coordinator
Year: sophomore
Major: kinesiology major with minor in public health
Fun fact: i’ve been skydiving and i am a total adrenaline junkie
Contact: olso2300@umn.edu

Name:       anna clarin
Position:  Events Coordinator
Year: junior
Major:  human physiology major with minor in neuroscience
Fun fact: I can juggle!
Contact: clari050@umn.edu

Name:     saahiti denduluri
Position:  Travel Coordinator
Year: Sophomore
Major: biology, society & environment with minor in public health
Fun fact: I share a birthday with my favorite bollywood actor (hrithik roshan)!
Contact: Dendu004@umn.edu

2020-2021 Previous Board Members

2019-2020 Previous Board Members

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President:                                 Praticha Jagdish

Vice President:                        Daphne Blount

Secretary:                                 Alisha Relan 

Treasurer:                                 Regan Bradley

Public Relations:                    Lindsey Flieth 

Health Advocate:                   Michael Dahl

Volunteer Coordinator:       Madeline Lawrence 

Events Coordinator:             Jessica Haines 

Travel Coordinator:              Rachel Keenan 

2018-2019 Previous Board Members

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Tyler Johnson – President
April Feist – Vice President
Ashish Varma – Treasurer
Maya Santosuosso – Secretary
Alisha Relan – Public Relations
Praticha Jagdish – Events Coordinator
Daphne Blount – Travel Coordinator
Sydney Grubb – Volunteer Coordinator
Regan Bradley – Health Advocate
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2017-2018 Previous Board Members

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Sena Uzunlar – President
Kelsey Ward – Vice President
Karla Rodriguez-Naranjo – Treasurer
Henri Swanson – Secretary
April Feist – Public Relations
Megan Olson – Events Coordinator
Ashish Varma – Travel Coordinator
Tyler Johnson – Volunteer Coordinator
Maya Santosuosso – Health Advocate
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2016-2017 Previous Board Members

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Olivia Schneider – President
Alex Khan – Vice President
Jun Chen – Treasurer
Samar Shahid – Secretary
Kelsey Ward – Public Relations
Sena Uzunlar – Events Coordinator
Karla Rodriguez-Naranjo – Travel Coordinator
Jonah Kuske – Volunteer Coordinator
Jacqueline Cassman – Health Advocate
 

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