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 workplace.

How to Become an Ambassador

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

The Ambassador applications are accepted for the next cohort from May-June 2023. All applications will be reviewed for eligibility. Supervisor approval must be obtained for each applicant.


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 WellBAMA Ambassadors

Abby Horton
Honors College
Aimee McKnight
Aimee McKnight
Housing and Residential Communities
Alvin Niuh
Alvin Niuh
Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management
Angela Lewis
Strategic Communications
Anna McJenkin
Health Promotion & Wellness
Bradley Campbell
Bradley Campbell
Veteran & Military Affairs
Caleb Hill
Caleb Hill
Environmental Health & Safety

Casey Lee
College of Community Health Sciences

Cody Adams
Campus Development
Dawn Sandel
Dawn Sandel
Moody Music Hall
Dee Cook
Community Affairs
Gary Vaden
Gary Vaden
New College Life Track
Haley Carpenter
Facility Operations Events Coordinator

Haley Lavender
TIDE PRIDE/Ticket Office
Jackie Maye
Capstone International Center, Theatre & Dance
James Hardin
James Hardin
College of Education

Jamie Alexander
Health IT
Jeanelle Graham
Research Compliance
John Burkhardt
John Burkhardt
Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine
John Gilmer
Student Center
Kathleen Brunot
Compliance and Grants
Kathleen Morris
Kathleen Morris
College of Engineering
Kim Spencer
UA Printing
Lakeisha Martin
Lakeisha Martin
Finance & Operations
Lisa Tyner
Lisa Tyner
Capstone College of Nursing
Likasz Ciesla
Lukasz Ciesla
Biological Sciences
Lynn Johnson
Lynn Johnson
Capstone Village

Mark Morton
OIT/Telecom
Megan Welborn
Megan Welborn
Academic Outreach
Rhonda Hester
Safe State
Roy Meeks
Roy Meeks
Brewer Porch Children's Center
Sadia Kamal
Sadia Kamal
Libraries
Sara Kaylor
Capstone College of Nursing

Susan Skelton
Financial Affairs IT
Tiffaney Davis
CCHS
Tracy Barton
College of Continuing Studies
Vickie Baggette
Culverhouse College of Business
WellBAMA Ambassadors 2021-2023