Overview

WellBAMA Ambassadors are UA staff and faculty volunteers who help to create a culture of health within their work areas. Ambassadors promote wellness programs and act as a liaison between their college, school, division or department and Wellness and Work-Life. Providing feedback, thoughts and ideas to enhance the current and future wellness programs, Ambassadors represent the entire University community.


Purpose

To improve and sustain the health and well-being of our fellow co-workers through a supportive environment.

  • Identifying leaders within each University department to further support UA health and wellness initiatives.
  • Recognizing and honoring the efforts of individuals and departments in promoting a healthy and positive

How to Become a Ambassador

WellBAMA Ambassadors serve a two-year term, and the next term begins in 2021.

The online application process will open in summer of 2021. All applications will be reviewed for eligibility. Supervisor approval must be obtained for each applicant.

Ambassador applications are accepted from May-June. Please contact our office for more information.


As an Ambassador

  • You will actively participate in wellness programs and assist in coordination of programs delivered to your area.
  • Support a team environment, encourage employee involvement and strive for continued improvement of your health, and the health of your colleagues.
  • Serve as a resource to identify opportunities to enhance the health within your college, school, division and department.
  • Distribute promotion information within your area (including newsletters, email communications, program brochures and posters).
  • Provide feedback to enhance wellness programs and make recommendations on way to develop health initiatives in your specific area.

Ambassador Requirements

  • Time commitment of two-year term and approximately two hours per month
  • Attend two WellBAMA Ambassador meetings per year – a luncheon in January and August

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Meet Our Ambassadors




Abby Horton
Capstone College of Nursing


Aimee McKnight
Housing & Residential Communities


Alvin Niuh
Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management


Amanda Bergeron
College of Continuing Studies




Amy Sides
Strategic Commun-
ications


Anna Locklier
Student Health Center


Beth McManus
College of Human Environmental Sciences


Brandy Fields
Human Development & Family Studies




Brittany Lovette
School of Law


Caleb Hill
Environmental Health & Safety


Casey Lee
College of Community Health Sciences


Clint Coulter
Housing & Residential Communities




Cody Adams
Campus Development


Dawn Sandel
RISE


Dee Cook
Community Based Partnerships


Haley Lavender
TIDE PRIDE




Jackie Maye
Capstone International Center


James Hardin
College of Education


Jamie Alexander
Health IT


Jared Taylor-White
Career Center




John Gilmer
School of Social Work


Julianna Proctor
Office of Institutional Research & Assessment


Kathleen Brunot
Risk & Compliance


Kathleen Morris
College of Engineering





Kelly Wingo
Health Studies


Kim Spencer
UA Printing


Lakeisha Martin
Finance & Operations


Lisa Tyner
Capstone College of Nursing





Liz Moore
College of Engineering


Lukasz Ciesla
Biological Sciences


Lynn Johnson
Capstone Village


Lynn White
Enterprise Technology





Mark Morton
Office of Information Technology


McCall Wascher
Career Center


Megan Welborn
Academic Outreach


Meredith Averhart
Payroll





Millie Jackson
University Libraries


Rhonda Hester
Safe State


Roy Meeks
Brewer Porch Children’s Center


Sara Kaylor
Capstone College of Nursing





Sherron Wilkes
School of Social Work


Susan Skelton
Office of Information Technology


Traci Ferguson
ACCESS & Early College


Tracy Barton
Program Development & Marketing




Vanketesh Veerarag-
havan
Physics


Vicki Bagget
Culverhouse College of Commerce


Victoria Miller
Contract Management