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Student Council

The Student Council governs the internal affairs of the student body and is made up of the executive board along with representatives from the OD1, OD2, and OD3 classes and the AODP and ASIP programs. Student Council members are liaisons between the students and the faculty, staff, and administration. The Council organizes student legislation and various activities, including the Welcome Back Barbecue and the annual formal the “Eye Ball”. Members of student council meet periodically with school administrators concerning student needs and also have the responsibility of allocating funds from the Student Council budget to the other existing clubs at the school.

New England College of Optometry Student Council 2016-2017

Executive Council:

  • President: Jules Shelton 
  • Vice President: Kayla Andrade 
  • Treasurer: Julia Mockler 
  • Secretary: Amanda Wiederoder 
  • Clubs & Media Coordinator: Merna Khilla 
  • Immediate Past President: Cayla Bergstrom

Class Council - Class of 2018 (OD3):

  • President: Brett Hollenbach 
  • Vice President: Kate Huebsch 
  • Class Representatives: Ali Scherk, Keith Wong, and Christina Benn

Class Council - Class of 2019 (OD2):

  • President: Mary Troyer 
  • Vice President: Zachary Tlumak 
  • Class Representatives: Josh Vanderhoof, Kasia Szulbroski, and Stephen Arsenault

Class Council - Class of 2020 (OD1):

  • President: John Hamilton 
  • Vice President: Joella Martire
  • Class Representatives: Samantha Burrill, Asha Meloottu, Monica Luo

Other Program Representatives:

  • AODP Representative: Jianliang Tong
  • ASIP Representative: Carlos Calvo 
  • Masters Program Rep: Maria Coward