Minutes From 2/22

President: Abby Meyer

  • GPA to 2.75- voting on Constitution changes
  • Emily Quick’s conference funding request
  • Tabling (no shows)
  • Attire voting
  • Name tag at table voting

Vice President: Ben Peters


  • Make sure you are submitting your hours on the spha.truman.edu website (under Member Resources→ Hours→ Submit Hours)!
  • Don’t forget to pay your dues ($25/semester or $45/year) as well as your professional attire payment ($25/polo and/or $50/cardigan)!
  • The last makeup Initiate Quiz is taking place this Wednesday at 6:30pm in MG 2001. Please mark your calendars if you have been unable to attend a quiz time so far.
  • If you’re having any issues with initiate requirements, please let me know! You can contact the organization @ spha.hes@gmail.com or my personal email @ bop5286@truman.edu
  • Keep wearing business casual to general body meetings, please! Y’all look great!

Secretary: Bene Clear

  • Remember to submit excuses by noon the day of our meeting to spha.truman.edu (under “attendance”)
  • Keep turning in hours you have completed this week so I can keep the log up to date!
  • If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask!

Treasurer: Maha Mohamed

  • Pay dues by initiation if you have not already done so (yr).
  • 25$ – spring semester Find me if you need reimbursements.
  • Pay for attire (25/polo 50/cardigan)
  • Budgets
  • Capstone/Applications

Service Chair: Clarice Schmid

  • Helping with capstone projects that are related to health can be counted as service hours!!
  • Katie Dickneite kad1643@truman.edu
  • Donating small items for her mystery table (ex. small/cheap games, travel size items such as lotions and soaps, pack of tissue)
  • There are a few spots left to table next week but you will need to go to one of the training nights she’s offering which will be about how to relay the information about the Buddy Pack program (2/23 – PB 3104 at 5pm or 2/24 – PB 3104 at 4pm)
  • Wrapping of the items will be done after the training nights, so feel free to help with that as well
  • Here’s the link for the tabling, but remember you’ll need to go to one of the training night.  If you can’t make either night you can email her and work something out
  • https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yJb4VGWX1nveAUsnOcGj-oR99kEqx_yv3HI_m5JtPyU/edit#gid=0
  • Hopes Kitchen – 3/18*, 3/25, 4/15*, 4/22   (* on break)
  • Sign up for the BIG EVENT with SPHA as your organization
  • April 1st, 9am-2pm
  • Register at  http://truservice.truman.edu/
  • Registration closes March 27th at 5 pm

Education Chair: Annie Fitzgerald

  • NEMO AHEC Ethics Presentation (This will count for education hours!!)
  • This opportunity involves creating a presentation and a few activities about health care ethics and helping with the workshop sometime in April
  • Title IX Presentation with the WRC
  • Thursday, March 2nd at 7:00 pm in PB 233
  • Do YOU have any education ideas you’d like to share?
  • Email me at: aef6144@truman.edu 

Professional Development Chair: Hannah Denkler and Gillian Mwangi

  • Career Center Activities.
  • 5:30 pm SUB Activities Room
  •  Expo Boot Camp
  • Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 7 to 8 pm SUB 3202,3, & 4
  • Etiquette Dinner
  • 5:30 pm SUB Activities Room
  • 7:15- 8:30 pm SUB 3201, 2, 3, & 4 Employer Info Sessions potential employers
  • Resumania
  • Monday, Feb. 27th; 10 am-12 Barnett; 12-2 pm OP; 2-4 pm MG
  • SCORE Mock Interviews
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 9 am-4 pm SUB 3201, 2, 3, & 4
  • Wednesday, March 1st 11 am- 4 pm SUB
  • Interview Day
  • Thursday, March 2nd 8 am -5 pm

Hannah: hjd4727

Gillian: gwm7612

Social Chair: Rosie Schott

  • Ice Cream Social after meeting so stick around!
  • More fun social events to come

MOPIP Liaison: Tori Thompson and Leah Wright

  • Meeting of the Minds- start thinking about it! April 6-8, 2017.
  • The Meeting of the Mind’s application for 2017 is now available on their website:
  • http://trumanpip.truman.edu/meeting-of-the-minds/
  • Applications due 2/22/17

Fundraising Chairs: Brendan Cronley and Emily Quick

  • Fundraising Ideas
  • Baseball Tees (SPHA or HES or Both).
  • Grilled Cheese (or other food) Delivery Night.
  • Any Ideas?

Public Relations: Hyerin Kim and Bhavana Yerragunta

  • Check out the poster for “American Heart Month” in Pershing Building!
  • Please visit and like our facebook page
  • https://www.facebook.com/studentpublichealth/?ref=bookmarks

Dr. Clark:  

  • Keep thinking about how SPHA can raise money for students to attend ASHA in October
  • Start saving money for membership and registration
  • ASHA conference
  • MO PHA conference in Sept
  • Check the master calendar for Men’s Health Month activities (a HLTH 440 capstone project)

Dr. Wodika: 

  • Health Science Alumna, Maggie DeDecker (Spring, 15) will be back at Truman on March 3, 2017.She is currently obtaining her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy at Creighton University. She will be available to speak with students from 1-2 on Friday, March 3rd about OT-related questions! Please come speak with her to learn more 🙂

Executive board:
President: Abby Meyer
Vice-President: Ben Peters
Secretary: Bene Clear
Treasurer: Maha Mohamed
Service Chair: Clarice Schmid
Education Chair: Annie Fitzgerald
Professional Development: Gillian Mwangi/Hannah Denkler
Social Chair: Rosie Schott
MO PIP Liaison: Leah Wright/Tori Thompson
Fundraising Chair: Brendan Cronley/Emily Quick
PR: Hyerin Kim
Webmaster: Jacob James