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.


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


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-

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

Dee Cook
Community Based Partnerships

Haley Lavender

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

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-

Vicki Bagget
Culverhouse College of Commerce

Victoria Miller
Contract Management