Hello hello! My name is Jasmin Borja and I am currently working on a pre-professional Biology degree. My dream is to enter the oral health field as either an Orthodontist or an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS). Some of my favorite things to do are watching anime, going for walks, and eating spicy food and sushi! Another club I am involved in on campus is FASA, the Filipinx-American Student Association, and I hope to join more organizations in the future. I’m so excited to be a part of the AED wellness committee, and with this position I will do my best to promote both mental and physical health for everyone through our future events and socials!
Bone Marrow Co-Chair
Hey everyone, my name is Isaac Mejia. I am currently finishing up my biology degree with a pre-professional concentration. After graduating, I plan on pursuing a doctorate in veterinary medicine with hopes of practicing specifically on exotic animals. Besides dedicating the majority of my time to school and animals, I enjoy going to the gym, rock climbing, working on cars, trying different foods, and spending time with those I care about (obviously including my pets). It is my pleasure to be part of the Bone Marrow committee and I look forward to serving our community and making it a better place!
Hi everyone! My name is Lena Navarro, and I am a Pre-Professional Biology major planning to attend medical school. I currently perform clinical research in the emergency department and hope to continue research throughout my career. My favorite activities include cooking (mostly Italian and Mexican food), baking and playing with my dogs! I was born in San Diego, California but have called Vegas home for many years! I am excited to work with all AED members and am open to any questions. Feel free to contact me!
Hello Everyone! My name is Jasmin Borja and I am honored to serve as one of your Dental Committee officers! I am currently a pre-graduate Biology student, and my current goal is to attend Dental school. Some of my favorite hobbies are dancing, going for walks, eating spicy food/sushi, and watching anime. Dentistry is the career field that I’ve always felt the most passionate about, and I love getting to share that passion with my peers! If you ever have any questions about our committee, AED, or just want to chat, feel free to reach out!
Hello everyone! My name is Paula Ramirez and I am a biochemistry major. After graduation, I plan on attending physician assistant school. Outside of school, some of my interests include discovering new music, watching shows, and playing with my puppy. Through this committee, I will advocate for proper dental hygiene and work to provide resources to those in need. I am thrilled to be a part of the Dental Committee and I look forward to working with everyone in AED. Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, or concerns!
Blood Drive Officer
Blood Drive Officer
Hello everyone ! My name is Mohammed Seid I am a pre-nursing student and I am a sophomore. My ultimate goal is go to medical school and specialize in cardiology. I really enjoy volunteering with my friends when I do have spare time. I am a huge true crime documentary fan, I can binge watch multiple cases for days. I really enjoy being in the blood drive committee and working along great team members.
Hi everyone! My name is Valentina Okhovat and I am the Chair of the Pre-Pharmacy committee! I’m majoring in Biology and plan to attend either pharmacy school or PA school. A little thing about me is that I am a nerd for neurology. I was born in Orange County, CA but basically lived in Vegas since I was a little kid. I love the way the human brain works! Another thing about me is I’m a big fan of watching Gordon Ramsay on YouTube, either I’d be watching Hell’s Kitchen or Kitchen Nightmares! If I’m not studying or watching Gordon Ramsay, I like to game! I would love to chat with you all so please feel free to email me!
Special Events Chair
Hello AED! My name is Stephanie Tam, and I am a pre-professional biological science major and neuroscience minor. In the future, I hope to attend medical school to become a doctor in family medicine. In my spare time, I love baking desserts and reading books! I am very passionate about personal development, and I believe that life and its challenges should be met with a smile. With the Special Events Committee, I hope to create memorable experiences for all members with events that foster drive, determination, and fun! Please feel free to reach out with any questions.
Educational Outreach Chair
My name is Madelyn Colbert, and I am a Pre-Professional Biology major. After undergrad, I plan on attending medical school and fulfill my childhood dream of becoming a pediatrician. I am so excited to be a part of the Educational Outreach Committee, as helping young students discover the resources and inspiration to achieve their dreams is a passion of mine. When I’m not studying, I stay really involved in campus life, including being a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority! Aside from school, I enjoy continuing my love for dance through teaching classes to 3-5 year olds at a local dance studio. I’m really looking forward to meeting all the AED members and all of the events to come!
Executive Board Secretary
Hello everyone! My name is Mark Lugowski and I am very excited to serve as your Co-Secretary! I am a Pre-Professional Biology Major planning to go to Dental School and become an Oral Surgeon down the line. I was born and raised here in Las Vegas and in my free time I love to hike, spend time with my friends and family, and experience new things along the way. I always enjoy communicating with new people, so if you have any concerns or questions please feel free to reach out. I am looking forward to getting to know everybody throughout our time with AED.
Executive Board President
Hello AED, my name is Jordan Sundara and I am honored to be the President of this wonderful organization. I’m currently majoring in Biology and am hoping to attend medical school. I was born into a military family and have lived in a number of places, but I’ve called Vegas my home for 8 years now. I love animals, knitting and crocheting, reading, playing instruments, and cooking. I am very excited to be working with a group of such hardworking academic individuals and I’m always available if you have any questions or would just like to chat!
Executive Board Communications Director
Hi everyone! My name is Daeun (please call me Diane!) Cho and I am honored to serve as your Communications Director. I am currently pursuing my bachelors in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience. I hope to attend medical school after I graduate and have my own free clinic in the future. I love listening to music, playing video games, and trying new food places. If you also love music, games, and food please don’t hesitate to reach out and chat with me! Also if you have pictures you would like me to feature in our yearbook, or if you have any general questions about AED, email me!
Executive Board Historian
Hi everyone! My name is Daeun (please call me Diane!) Cho and I am honored to serve as your Historian. I am currently pursuing my bachelors in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience. I hope to attend medical school after I graduate and have my own free clinic in the future. I love listening to music, playing video games, and trying new food places. If you also love music, games, and food please don’t hesitate to reach out and chat with me! Also if you have pictures you would like me to feature in our yearbook, or if you have any general questions about AED, email me!
Executive Board Communications Director
Hi everyone! My name is Jilian Morejon and I am extremely excited to be your Communications Director! I am a Pre-Professional Biology major planning to go to medical school and eventually become a reproductive endocrinologist. My family is Cuban, but I was born and raised in Las Vegas. Some of my favorite things are reading, hiking, and going to new places with my family and friends. Please reach out to me if there is anything I can help you with. I cannot wait to get to know you all through future events!
Professional Development Officer
Hello everyone! My name is Kyle Diago. I graduated in Spring 2021 with a biology degree. I was born in the Philippines and moved to Las Vegas when I was eight years old. During my free time I like to play disc golf and basketball. I am thrilled to be a part of the Professional Development Committee and help everyone accomplish their goals to attend professional school. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. I hope to see all of you soon!
Hello all! My name is Bella Chung. I am a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and minors in Psychology and Neuroscience. Like most of my peers, I am a pre-med student with dreams of becoming a physician someday. In my free time, I love binge watching telenovelas on Netflix, scrolling on TikTok, eating with my friends, and playing with my puppy! Feel free to reach out for any and everything. I’ll always make time for a good conversation!
Animal Welfare Chair
Alicia is a sophomore who is majoring in Healthcare Administration and Finance. She loves watching true crime, medical, and lawyer shows. She is also Associate Director of Election in CSUN Student Government. She plans to go to Law School after college and become a Criminal or Entertainment Lawyer.
Hi, my name is Marian Castro! I am a post-bacc pre-dental student and graduated in Spring 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. In my personal life, I enjoy traveling to new places and going out to eat. I also love all forms of art – dancing, music, and cooking are my passions! I am so glad to be apart of AED’s Dental Committee because dentistry is my career passion, and as a pre-dental student right now, I will be glad to share knowledge on the application process or answer any questions at all, so feel free to reach out to me!
Hello everyone! My name is Saba Norouzifar, I am majoring in Biology. I came to the US to pursue my dream of becoming a doctor who can help families in need. I am originally from the North of Iran. My goal is to become a general surgeon. When I am not studying and working, you can find me drawing (watercolor), swimming, and baking cakes (preferably chocolate cakes). Do you have an old pair of glasses that you don’t use anymore? You can donate it to us!Your donation can make a huge difference in so many people’s lives!
Hello AED! My name is Cherylle West. I am a double major in Biology and Psychology with plans of entering medical school in 2021 to become a Psychiatrist. I’m fascinated by the brain and learning how it works. It creates such an understanding of those around us. I was born in Utah, but have lived here since I was 1. Once med school/residency is finished, I would love to have my practice here in town. I am a non-traditional student who came from CSN. I have 2 young children and any chance I get away from school, work, and of course volunteering, I try to spend with them. I am a very open minded and understanding person, so if you ever need someone to reach out to, I am here!
Executive Board Treasurer
Hi, y’all! My name is Alexandra Vasquez, and it is my pleasure to serve as your Treasurer. I am a senior pursuing a BA in Psychology with a Minor in Neuroscience. In the future, I hope to have my own clinic as an OB/GYN. My goal in healthcare is to aid in eliminating racial disparities and to ensure underserved communities receive quality healthcare. In my free time, I like to play video games, watch anime, and go to the gym. Most recently, I’ve been rebuilding my Animal Crossing Island and playing platform games. Feel free to reach out for absolutely anything!
Executive Board Secretary
Hello AED! My name is John Rafanan and I am honored to serve as your Secretary! I am a pre-med student studying biology with minors in psychology and neuroscience! When I am not at school, you can find me scribing in the emergency department of hospitals across the valley or volunteering at local organizations. I love to spend my time outdoors, rock climbing, hiking, or working out. I am a big foodie and gamer as well. If any of you guys have any questions or would love to get to know me better, please feel free to reach out to me!
Executive Board Sergeant-at-Arms
Hello, my name is Matheu Nazareno and I am honored to be serving as your SAA! I am currently a Biology major with a minor in neuroscience! My plan is to attend medical school with an interest to specialize in emergency medicine. My hobbies include lacrosse, going to the gym, and playing guitar. I hope to be an example to others while learning from those who can help me grow which is why I look forward to working with all of you. I am here to help you guys succeed so please do not ever hesitate to reach out to me for help or any questions you might have!
Hi everyone! My name is Mariah Baguyo and I am majoring in Biology with a minor in Neuroscience. After I graduate, I plan on attending PA school. I’m mostly interested in the Pediatrics and Psychiatry specialties. In my spare time I love to play Animal Crossing and watch horror movies! Hope to see you all at the future Optometry events!
Special Events Officer
Hi AED! My name is Jennifer Wieder and I am a post-bac student getting ready to apply to medical school in the 2021 cycle. I am thrilled to be co-chairing the Special Events Committee as I have spent my professional career in this area prior to returning to school! I am passionate about volunteering with COVID relief efforts. My favorite pandemic hobby is washing my hands. I love yoga, live music, and I travel whenever possible; I have slept on all 7 continents! Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Special Events Officer
Blood Drive Chair
Hello! My name is Nathan May and I am currently a Pre-Professional Biology major and intend to graduate in the Spring of 2022. I hope to attend medical school wherever I can in order to become either an Orthopedic or Trauma surgeon. I served four years in the United States Army Infantry prior to attending UNLV and I am excited to continue to serve my local community through the Blood Drive Committee. My hobbies include playing the guitar, soccer, exercising, and being a massive geek in general. All of my favorite sports teams come from Chicago, so go Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs and Bulls! My family comes from Ireland originally and we pride ourselves on being friendly and helpful and I hope to bring these qualities to this organization.