The Advisory Council on Wellness is an appointed group of students that serves to advise the associate vice president for Student Health and Wellbeing as to the salient issues and concerns directly related to student wellness and health. The Advisory Council recognizes the multifaceted nature of health and wellbeing and serves to:

  • Represent and communicate student interests regarding health and wellbeing to the associate vice president for Student Health and Wellbeing.
  • Promote effective communication and consultation with various student groups and organizations concerned with student health and wellbeing.
  • Foster the awareness and knowledge of evidence-based information to various student groups and organizations related to student health and wellbeing.

The Advisory Council on Wellness is comprised of a total of 10-12 undergraduate and graduate students who reflect a broad range of student involvement, demographics, and interests. Membership to the Advisory Council on Wellness is by appointment each year by the associate vice president of Student Health and Wellbeing.

If you would like to learn ways to get involved with the Advisory Council on Wellness, please contact Dr. Perez at rmperez@ua.edu.

2019-2020 Advisory Council

  • Ruperto M. Perez (AVP, Student Health and Wellbeing)
  • Lillian Roth (Chair)
  • Jakub Denkiewicz (Vice-Chair)

Members

  • Olivia Dato
  • Jake Eagle
  • Allysa Rapadas
  • Jessica Smith
  • Jack Kappelman
  • Walker Phillips
  • Sara Massey

2018-2019 Advisory Council

  • Ruperto M Perez, AVP Student Health and Wellbeing
  • Lillian Roth, Chair
  • Madison Bush, Vice-Chair

Members

  • Amber Chan
  • Jakub Denkiewicz
  • Ross D’Entremont
  • Tyler Flowers
  • Elizabeth Hakes
  • Austin Halverson
  • Rob Harrington
  • Sara Massey
  • Candace Wilson

2017-2018 Advisory Council

  • Ruperto M Perez, AVP Student Health and Wellbeing
  • Chase Pritchett, Chair
  • Madeline Anscombe, Vice-Chair

Members

  • Madison Bush
  • Kanisha DiCicco
  • Emma Farrow
  • Elizabeth Hakes
  • Rob Harrington
  • Crockett Hayes
  • Ryan Pellegrino
  • Robert Pendley
  • Lillian Roth
  • Caroline Whittington
    (honorary member)