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AhealthyU Wellness Council

AhealthyU Wellness Council

The AhealthyU Wellness Council members help communicate worksite wellness activities and initiatives that help encourage faculty and staff to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors. Council members assist with wellness activities and evaluation of their impact to help bring about cultural changes that make the work environment more supportive of these healthy behaviors.

There are 38 council members across on- and off-campus buildings to help meet your health and wellness needs. Find your building's Wellness Council member below!

Andie Rowe

Director, Employee Wellness and Work-Life (AhealthyU), Office of Human Resources

Lauren Regal

Wellness Program Manager, AhealthyU, Office of Human Resources

Shirleyne McDonald

Associate Director Financial Aid, Office of Enrollment

Darien Smith

AUX Instructor and Advisor, Office of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies

Donna Femenella

Course Reserves Coordinator, University Library

Fun Fact: In high school, I learned how to create glass stained items, which included making small windows, suncatchers, and lamps.

Arielle Bernstein

SR Professional Lecturer, Associate Director of Graduate Studies

Michelle Fleitz

Systems Analyst, University Publications

Fun Fact: I ski most weekends during the winter.

Maria Barry

Director of Community Relations

Kimberly Araya

Director, University Conferences & Guest Services, Housing & Residence Life

Leanne Wright

Assistant Director, Environmental Health and Safety

Kevin Barrett

Police Captain, University Police and Emergency Management

Fabiola Fernandez

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator, Risk Management and Environmental Health and Saftey Services

Yoo-Jin Kang

Coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drugs, Health Promotion & Advocacy Center

Jennifer Baron Knowles

Associate Director, Campus Ministries

Rene Thomas

Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Kogod School of Business

Stacey Snelling

Chair, Department of Health Studies

Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold

Assistant Dean, Administration and Strategic Initiatives, School of Communication

Fun Fact: I like to hike - especially if there are coffee and snacks at the end. The best place I have hiked to date is New Zealand.

Stephanie Destefano

Grounds Operations Manager, Facilities Management

Shawn Bates

Assistant Professor, School of International Service

Jennifer Arnold

Manager, Personnel & Administration, School of Professional and Extended Studies (SPExS)

Jennifer Tether

Assistant Director, Key Leadership Programs

Fun Fact: I love all things crafting!

Jill Ivey

Senior Student Applications Specialist, Enterprise Systems, Office of Technology

Tacy Lambiase

Sustainability Manager, Office of Sustainability

Megan Litke

Director, Sustainability Programs, Office of Sustainability

Chris Nasti

Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness Programs, Recreational Sports and Fitness

Ashley Ann Wallace

Operations Coordinator, University Center

Jackie Garcia

Communication and Graphics Coordinator, HR Communications 

Shelly D'Amico

Director, HR Communications

Genevieve Croteau

WAMU Human Resources Business Partner, WAMU 88.5

Hannah Purkey

Program Coordinator, School of Public Affairs

Kelly Mayer

Student Affairs & ADA Senior Coordinator,

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