Officers

MVP has seven fee-funded student leader positions which include the Director, Assistant Director of Finance, Assistant Director of Membership, Children & Education Chair, Environment & Sustainability Chair, Health & Wellness Chair, and Hunger & Homelessness Chair. The executive officer team requires hardworking, energetic, and innovative student leaders that capable of spearheading MVP's mission. The complete job descriptions can be found by clicking here. Active members are encouraged to apply.


Lisa Menda

Director
mvpdir@central.uh.edu

Sets the direction and vision for MVP, oversees its organizational processes, and builds relationships across campus to represent MVP.

  • Major(s): Political Science and Economics
  • Classification: Junior
  • Favorite Service Event: The Beacon

Robin Johnson

Assistant Director of Finance
mvpadf@central.uh.edu

Manages MVP's budget throughout the fiscal year and is responsible for promotional and novelty items.

  • Major(s): Marketing and Management
  • Classification: Senior
  • Favorite Service Event: Service Night

Celene Marie Morales

Assistant Director of Membership
mvpadm@central.uh

Maintains the activity sheet, oversees the volunteer fairs, and is responsible for membership development.

  • Major(s): Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Classification: Senior
  • Favorite Service Event: P.M. Pals

Sana Shaikh

Children & Education Chair 
mvpce@central.uh.edu

This chair provides service opportunities for the above social issues including events such as Generation One, Houston Public Library, and children's festivals.

  • Major(s): Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • Classification: Sophomore
  • Favorite Service Event: Generation One

Ruth Akorikin

Environment & Sustainability Chair
mvpes@central.uh.edu

This chair provides service opportunities for the above social issues including events such as Community Garden, Houston Humane Society, and Hermann Park.

  • Major(s): Health
  • Classification: Sophomore
  • Favorite Service Event: Day of Service

Sandra Gonzalez

Health & Wellness Chair
mvphw@central.uh.edu

This chair provides service opportunities for the above social issues including events such as Bering Omega, Medical Bridges, and Project Cure.

  • Major(s): Finance GEM Professional Program
  • Classification: Junior
  • Favorite Service Event: Day of Service

Kristyn Hietala

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Chair 
mvphh@central.uh.edu

This chair provides service opportunities for the above social issues including events such as Kids’ Meals, Houston Food Bank, and The Beacon.

  • Major(s): Health Promotion
  • Classification: Senior
  • Favorite Service Event: The Beacon