Meet the Board: Katelyn

Katelyn JerlesAssistant Director, Career ServicesCollege of Veterinary Medicine What brought you to UF?   I was drawn to UF for the exceptional track record and ranking of the university and the career center. My position provided me a unique opportunity to work with students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff surrounding career development specifically within veterinary […]

Meet the Board: Randy

Randy FoliAPA Board Member 2019-2020Clinical Research Coordinator | University of Florida Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health What’s your position/role with the APA?Board Member What brought you to UF?I was looking for a new career, and my wife worked for UF. What makes you proud to work at UF?The diversity of the […]

Meet the Board: Honey

Honey LangfordAPA Board Member 2019-2020Human Resources Generalist | University of Florida College of the Arts What’s your position/role with the APA?Board Member What brought you to UF?Luck, really! I happened upon it. The person in my position previously was retiring, and the office was looking for someone to replace him. It was an opportunity to […]

Meet the Board: Abel

Abel GilbertAPA Board Member 2018-2020Development Coordinator | University of Florida College of Dentistry What brought you to UF? Originally, I came to UF from the Tampa Bay Area to pursue my bachelor’s degree. I couldn’t refuse an opportunity at the state’s leading institution! What makes you proud to work at UF? A tie among reputation, […]

Meet the Board: Jesse

Jesse MontgomeryAPA Board Member 2019-2020Chemist II | University of Florida Racing Laboratory What brought you to UF? I was actually working in a funeral home because I am interested in pathology and wanted to see if I had the “aptitude” for that type of work. I do, but I desired to get back into the […]

Meet the Board: Jennifer

Jennifer Kennymore, MPH, CHES, CWHCAPA Board Member, 2019-2020Health Promotion Specialist, GatorWell Health Promotion Services | Division of Student Affairs What brought you to UF? Wanting to get back into working on the health and wellness of college students after some time away. What makes you proud to work at UF?  The way everyone is mission […]

Meet the Board: Ben

Ben MarkusAPA Communications Chair, 2019-2020Project Manager, Project Management Office, University of Florida Information Technology What brought you to UF? • I came to UF for graduate school in 2009 and studied journalism. After graduating, I worked in sports, traveled around the country pretty extensively, and was seeking a more permanent “home base” when UF hired me […]

Meet the Board: Christine

Christine HadadAPA Secretary, 2019-2020Sponsored Programs Administrator, Division of Sponsored Programs, Office of Research What brought you to UF? Initially, I had to choose between UF, Florida Tech, Embry Riddle and UCF for Engineering. The decision to attend UF came after UF won a national football title and I felt the pull to come here with UF’s […]

Meet the Board: Anika

Anika NathanAPA Treasurer, 2019-2020APA Board Member, 2018-2019Assistant Director of Finance, College of the Arts What brought you to UF? I’m originally from Leland, North Carolina (a small town right outside of Wilmington, on the coast), where I got my start in working in higher education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. After leaving UNCW, we […]