President | Jill Cote
Jill is currently getting her Masters of Public Health with a focus in Environmental and Occupational Health from Oregon State University. She graduated in June 2017 from OSU with a B.S. in Public Health with a minor in Environmental Safety and Health. She has completed internships with Linn County, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and was the Industrial Hygiene Intern for SAIF Corporation this past summer. In her spare time, Jill enjoys hiking and hanging out with her pet rabbit, Penelope.
Vice President | Melissa Myers
Melissa Myers is a Master’s of Public Health student in the Environmental and Occupational Health track at Oregon State University. She is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Oregon State University’s Masters’s of Public Health internship program. Melissa formerly worked as a Research Assistant for Dr. Laurel Kincl on multiple occupational health research studies. Melissa enjoys traveling with her husband, cooking and reading scary books.
Secretary | Stevie Fitch
Stevie holds a bachelor of science degree in Environmental Biology from Tulane University and is currently a second-year student in the Master of Public Health Program, concentrating in Environmental and Occupational Health. She is exploring multiple areas of research in public health, focusing on occupational hazards and toxins in the environment affecting human and ecosystem health. Over the summer, Stevie was a safety program intern for the City of Eugene Public Works Department. She is a graduate research assistant in the Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics Research Laboratory at Oregon State University, investigating underlying musculoskeletal injury mechanisms in various work environments. In her free time, Stevie enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest hiking trails and food scene.
Treasurer | Cristian Reyes
Cristian is currently pursuing his Master’s of Public Health in environmental and occupational health. Cristian graduated in Spring of 2017 from Oregon State University with a BS in Public Health with an option in health promotion and health behavior; with minors in sociology, and environmental health and safety. He has completed internships with Benton County Environmental Health Department and the semiconductor company Siltronics. In his spare time, Cristian likes to go to the gym and lift or play soccer. When he’s not being physically active, he’s on a couch watching YouTube videos or anime.