The Executive Board
Katie Tampke, LeFonzo Wesley, & Jim Kluk
Co-Director of Medical Brigades
Toni Okuyemi, Puja Shah, & Jay Bhakta
Co-Chairs of Development
Responsible for overseeing the advancement of Jayhawk Health Initiative, generates constructive experiential learning opportunities for JHI members.
Manages funds and budget, oversees completion of online deposits, prepares financial packet for the Medical Brigade, processes reimbursements, and maintains financial records.
Responsible for taking minutes, managing chapter records, supervising completion of office hours, notifying members of meetings and other events through email listservs, and administering day to day activities of the chapter.
Chair of Provider Recruitment
Responsible for recruiting health care professionals to participate in Medical Brigade to Panama, keeping health care professionals updated and informed on all aspects of brigade preparations and what to expect once in country.
Morgan Weiler & Jena Klaas
Co-Chairs of Fundraising
Plan and coordinate fundraising events, reaches out to donors, prepares and presents financial requests to appropriate overseeing body and drafts grant applications.
Kyle Stupca, Elliott Brady, & Sanjay Parashar
Co-Chairs of Medicine & Dental
Coordinate all aspects of obtaining medical and dental grants, supplies and donations, including the maintenance of good relations with organizations and appropriately following up with necessary updates and impact reports.
Ashley Desai & Kanika Kshirsagar
Chair of Social Media
Responsible for regularly updating the Jayhawk Health Initiative Facebook, Twitter, and website, monitoring viewer engagement on social media pages, keeping in touch with past brigaders, and uploading photos to social media from JHI sanctioned events and the medical/dental brigade.
Chair of Events
Responsible for planning and executing Jayhawk Health Initiative sanctioned events and fundraisers, seeking sponsors and donors, and presenting event and sponsorship opportunities to appropriate overseeing body.
Riél Latimer & Shivani Patel
Co-Chairs of Outreach
Coordinates advertising and recruitment efforts, distributes flyers and brochures, coordinates with the University Daily Kansan, drafts press releases, and arranges organization/classroom visits and tabling sessions.