2017-2018 Members

Meet Our Members for the 2017-2018 Program Year

Member: Alyssa Joachim

Service Site: Healthy Kids Collaborative of Dane County 

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of service is getting to collaborate with health champions to create greater change for kid’s health.”



Member: Alyssa Miller

Service Site: Kenosha Community Health Center  

Favorite Part of Service:

“Being able to interact with community members. They open up my eyes to different perspectives and I learn something new everyday!”



   

Member: Amalia Dolan

Service Site: Family Health/La Clinica Community Health Center

Favorite Part of Service:

“Interacting with and communicating with community members about health services, and learning about and building relationships with the people Family Health/La Clinica serves.”



Member: Amanda Adams

Service Site: Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center

Favorite Part of Service: 

“Working with the kids and seeing how exited they are to see us coming back to do more education with them.”



Member: Cha Lee

Service Site: Progressive Community Health Center

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of my service is learning about the health resources and services in Wisconsin, especially in Milwaukee. As I outreach to patients and encourage them to take advantage of these health resources and services, I am living a fulfilling life.”



Member: Chenmua Yang

Service Site: Sixteenth Street Community Health Center-Healthy Choices Program

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of service is being a positive agent of change in my community. Through service, I am on a two-way street where I serve those in need as well as receive the benefits of service. It is a fulfillment that I cannot attain elsewhere.”



Member: Chloe Lang

Service Site: Lakeshore Community Health Center/NEWAHEC

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of service is enrolling an individual in health insurance for the very first time. Whether they were unable to do it before because they needed assistance or because it was not affordable, the joy and relief people feel when they have health insurance makes my work worth while.”



Member: Dianne Maglaque

Service Site: UW Health – Office of Population Health

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of service is being able to meet such dedicated people in the field of public health.”



Member: Emily Fahl

Service Site: Sixteenth Street Community Health Center- Women’s Wellness

Favorite Part of Service:

“Getting to know people in the Milwaukee community and learning more about pregnancy.”



Member: Hannah Lawinger

Service Site: Sixteenth Street Community Health Center- Women’s Wellness

Favorite Part of Service:

“Getting to know people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and working collaboratively to benefit the clients we serve.”



Member: Jacob Wilkinson

Service Site: Sixteenth Street Community Health Center- Healthy Choices Program

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of service is expanding upon my Spanish ability with patients. Though we differ in our backgrounds, we share the desire to learn from each other. It is an encouraging experience to be able to collaborate with a whole community of people that I would otherwise miss out on.”



Member: Justine Riesterer

Service Site: Waushara County Health Department

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of service is learning more about public health and helping those in need. I like being able to provide services and resources to people within the community to hopefully help them live a healthier life.”



Member: Kaylee Lyons

Service Site: Eau Claire County Health Department

Favorite Part of Service: 

“My favorite part of service is being a support to all the great things happening at the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and gaining valuable experience.”



Member: MaKyla Culpitt

Service Site: Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center

Favorite Part of Service:

“Serving in my home town. I love that I am able to directly help the community that I grew up in with a free sealant program. I also like that people I know have been helped by AmeriCorps.”



Member: Paul Kage

Service Site: Bridge Community Health Center

Favorite Part of Service:

“Outreach, community, engagement”



Member: Peter Feldcamp

Service Site: United Way Fox Cities

Favorite Part of Service:

“Bringing healthy opportunities to community members.”



Member: Rachel Marik

Service Site: Dane County Human Services

Favorite Part of Service:

“My favorite part of my service is providing incredibly helpful (and life saving) services directly to clients—it’s overwhelmingly rewarding. They are so grateful to see me, and it makes my day to help someone out in a difficult time of their life.”



Member: Rebecca Lee

Service Site: Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin

Favorite Part of Service:

“Creating relationships with those you are serving and building lasting bonds!”



Member: Sarajean Schluechterman

Service Site: Winnebago County Health Department

Favorite Part of Service:

“Learning more about public health and being able to connect with the community through various experiences.”



Member: Stephanie Luedtke

Service Site: Winnebago County Health Department

Favorite Part of Service:

“I really enjoy engaging in a wide variety of public health activities, from coalition development to community outreach, I have already learned a lot about myself and what a career in public health means.”



Member: Tae-In Lee

Service Site: Winnebago County Health Department

Favorite Part of Service:

“The people. My co-workers, supervisors, and other fellow Wisconsin HealthCorps members are all inviting and understanding. They all make my day awesome. Props to them.”

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