“If  your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

- President John Quincy Adams

2018-2019 Executive Board

2018-2019 Ambassadors

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Marco Terron-Barreto
ASAP Co-Chair

Marco is a sophomore pursuing a degree in Integrative Animal Biology with a minor in Biomedical Anthropology. Marco plans to attend medical school and becoming a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon to work for Doctor without Borders in Africa, South East Asia, and South America. He serves as Director of Student Life and University Affairs in Student Government and also works as an entertainer and actor for Busch Gardens Tampa. Marco prides himself in being a 2018 recipient
Arianna Martinez
ASAP Co-Chair

Arianna is a senior majoring in International Studies and History from right here in Tampa, FL. Her involvement on campus has consisted of serving as an Orientation Leader for two consecutive summers, serving as the Director of Tradition Keepers, and as a member of the Order of the Golden Brahman. She has also served two terms in Student Government and currently works as the Chief of Staff. When Arianna graduates, she hopes to attend law school with a focus in international law.
Emily Vasquez
Alumni Relations Chair

Emily is a senior studying Mass Communications with a minor in English. During her time at USF, she has served as a mentor for Summer ACE (a program for incoming freshman), a CampU Counselor, a Lead Fellow for the CLCE, the Director of Marketing for Student Government’s 58th term, and finally as an intern for USF’s Government Relations Office. After graduation, Emily hopes to pursue her passions in digital marketing and public relations.
Julianne Woodard
Ambassador Academy Chair

Jules is a junior seeking a major in Finance with a minor in International Studies. Jules aims to work in a global Fortune 500 Company. Some of her involvements on campus include New Students Connections, Outdoor Recreation, and USF Athletics Marketing team. Jules is passionate about advocating for the environment which is why she has been apart of 2 bulls service break trips where, in total, she has helped create over 3/4 of a mile of trail along the Cumberland Trail.
Kate Gehlen
Tradition Keepers Ambassador Liason

Kate is a Sophomore studying English with a concentration in Literary Studies. Kate plans to attend law school after graduation. She is very passionate about her sorority, Tri Delta, and will be working with their national organization as a member of the Collegiate Advisory Panel. Her on campus involvement includes being a First Year Orientation Leader, an admissions intern in the Honors College, and a Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Guide.
Kassandra Jones
Fundraising Chair

Kassandra is a senior pursuing a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences with minors in Physics and Medical Anthropology and currently serves as the Board Director for Lead Fellows, a Trip Leader for the BSB Human Trafficking trip, and a Honors College Peer Mentor. She was awarded the Genshaft-Greenbaum scholarship and the T.C. Owens Biochemistry award which allowed her to pursue research in Italy and Tanzania. She aspires to be a physician and work in global health policy and leadership.
KyAndre Hollifield
Internal Affairs Co-Chair

KyAndre is a third year studying Spanish and Global Business with a concentration in Marketing. He’s very passionate about foreign languages, culture, and love. KyAndre is studying to become a polyglot interpreter and hopes to one day work for the United Nations. He has studied abroad in Spain, and plans to visit even more countries in the future. KyAndre places high value on authenticity and being your authentic self in every single situation.
Anabella Santana
Internal Affairs Co-Chair

Anabella is a senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She currently serves on the University Student Conduct Board, is involved with the Latin community through various multi-cultural clubs. She promotes social justice through her previous leadership roles in Bulls for Service Break and as a Student Government- Event Specialist. She studied abroad in India and hopes to work as an advocate for better mental health education in military familes.
Sayde King
Green and Gold Rush Chair

Jaevan hails from the beautiful twin island republic of Trinidad & Tobago. He is a senior studying Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science. Not only is he the current President of the Student Alumni Association Jaevan is also the Head DJ of Bulls Radio.
Brielle Lacobino
Community Service Chair

Brielle is a Senior studying Chemical Engineering from New Jersey. Her career goal is to design and manufacture her own line of environmentally friendly and cruelty free cosmetics, and in doing so, she hopes to empower young women to pursue a degree in engineering. Brielle was an Orientation Team Leader in 2016 and a Family Leader in 2018. She also works on campus and has studied abroad in Costa Rica where she enrolled in two engineering courses.
Alex Aponte
Assistant Director of Administration

Alex is a third year majoring in Biomedical Science and minoring in Entrepreneurship with the aim of attending medical school upon graduation. Her involvements include serving as the vice president of MEDLIFE, co-president of PrevCare and mentorship director for PAMSA. She currently works in a lab at the Morsani College of Medicine and in her free time enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Kai Lawrence
Assistant Director of Organizational Advancement

Kai is a senior majoring in Speech and Language Pathology and minoring in Leadership Studies. She is from Jamaica and hopes to open her own paediatric clinic there. Kai is planning USF’s largest student-led philanthropy, Dance Marathon. Last year Dance Marathon raised over $175K for the patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children Tampa. She also serves as the Senior Vice President of the Student Alumni Association.
Holly Lippman
Holly Lippman is a New Jersey native studying Global Business with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Spanish. After graduation, Holly strives to go abroad for her masters and then pursue a career in the non-profit field. Her on-campus involvements include interning for USF Athletics marketing department, Delta Delta Delta sorority and the club lacrosse team. In her free time, you can find Holly on the beach at Treasure Island.
Matthew Ruela
Communications Chair

Matt is a senior majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology with a minor in Psychology, and intends on going to med school. He was a First Year Orientation Leader and currently works as an office assistant for the Office of Orientation. His involvement on campus includes holding a Director postion in Alpha Sigma Phi and being a member of Order of the Golden Brahman. He is passionate about photography/videography and interns at Corey Watson Photography.
Travis McCloskey

Pursuing a double major in Accounting and BA&IS, Travis currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer in Student Government.
Shalini Jose
Shalini is a third year student majoring in Biomedical Science with minors in Criminology and Psychology. She is a Kosove Society scholar, serving as its President and is also the President for the Pre-Med for Youth organization. She hopes to become a physician that is able to globally treat people without access to medical care.
Moneer Kheireddine
Moneer Kheireddine is a senior double majoring in Political Science and Creative writing, currently serving his second term as Student Body President (where he represents over 50,000 USF Bulls) and Student Trustee on the USF Board of Trustees. Through years of service at USF, from serving as an Orientation Leader in 2016 to President of his Fraternity, Alpha Sigma Phi, Moneer has proudly embodied the the spirit of USF for over three years as a USF Ambassador.
Shaquille Kent
Shaquille is an international Student from Trinidad and Tobago. He started her at USF in January 2015 and is currently pursuing a major in Supply Chain Management. Since his arrival he has been heavily involved around campus. Some of his past involvements include Resident Assistant, Order of the Golden Brahman and Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals. He culminates his involvement by currently serving as our two term Student Body Vice President.
Dina Thelusma
Dina is a junior majoring in Integrative Animal Biology Human track. She attended USF Sarasota-Manatee where she served as Biology Club’s Executive Board member, Recruitment Co-Chair of Ambassadors, Orientation Leader, and Student Office Assistant of CSM. She has devoted time volunteering with organizations such as Rotary, Palmetto Agricultural Museum, JoyFM, Bayside Community Church, and has taken part in two consecutive years of service trips.
Dika Ezevillo
Dika is a third year international student majoring in Mechanical Engineering from Nigeria. He has discovered that the underlying theme behind every such position is not the title, but the willingness to serve and help others grow. He is grateful for all the opportunities USF has given to him. He is super excited to savor the rest of his time here and see how best he can contribute to the growth of the larger society.
Sophia Abraham
Sophia is a Senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering. She aspires to become an engineering professor and works towards the research and development of learning technologies for individuals with cognitive disabilities. She is grateful for her USF experience providing opportunities to learn, meet amazing people and widen her life perspective.
Shanice Myles
Shanice is an international junior seeking a degree in Marketing and a minor in public health from Jamaica. . In her first year at USF, she became the Marketing Executive for the Women in Business club. She also serves as a Resident Assistant as well as many positions in Housing. She hopes that the leadership roles and experiences will help me to make an impact both on campus and in the world. She aspires to improve the quality of education, healthcare, and poverty in third world countries.
Rylee Wagner
Rylee is a Senior studying Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Public Health. Formerly Vice President of the GloBull Ambassadors, she currently serves as the AD of Business for SGCS and President of the Camp Boggy Creek Pals service organization. With previous travel experiences including study abroad and service trips to Vietnam, Iceland, Nicaragua and Israel, Rylee now plans to move to Madagascar for two years where she will act as a Community Health Advisor with the Peace Corps.
Alex Karpovage
Alex is a sophomore majoring in Marketing from Sarasota, FL. He not only serves as one of the Lead Mentors for the Bulls Business Community, but he also currently holds the position of Executive Vice President for Phi Chi Theta. Alex strives to pursue a career with Publix in the corporate office along with making an influential impact on society by serving in ministry.
Jennifer Amor
Jennifer is a third year Civil Engineering major looking foward to growing even more with the University of South Florida. She hopes to specialize in structural engineering so she can help build and refurbish buildings to create a sustainable future for cities around the globe. She is a fifth generation Tampanian and very proud of her roots. Both of her parents are not only alumni of USF, but also served as USF Ambassadors during their time at the University.
Gregory Portner
Gregory is a junior originally from Switzerland majoring in Corporate Finance. He is bilingual in French and English. Gregory was the former Sigma Chi President after serving as their past Treasurer. He is also a former member of the Inter-Fraternity Council’s Judicial Board. Gregory is now the Undergradute Representative on Sigma Chi International Executive Committee representing more than 15,000 undergraduates.
Annalese Bushfield
Annalese is a senior studying Health Sciences. She aims to go to medical school and become an Ears, Nose and Throat Physician. She loves to volunteer in a hospital setting and tutoring at risk high school students. Her involvement includes being an Orientation Leader in 2015, a Resident Assistant for 3 years and a member of Pre American Medical Student Association.
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USF Ambassadors is sponsored by University of South Florida Alumni Association.

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