Hokie Wellness Champions

2019 Hokie Wellness Champions
2019 Hokie Wellness Champions
  • Melissa Breen - Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • Alicia Cohen - Office of Inclusion and Diversity
  • Jessica Hotter - Licensing and trademark/marketing
  • Terri Waid - Fish & Wildlife Conservations
  • Erin Coiley - Housing and Res Life
  • Christine (Chris) Tysor - ICTAS
  • Cyndy Williams - Sponsored Programs
  • Lisa Burns - College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Dean's office
  • Elizabeth Caton - Population Health Sciences
  • Dawn Camacho - Human Resources
  • Jenn Million - Graduate school
  • Jackie McClanahan - Human Resources
  • Kari Evans - Moss Art Center
  • Nichol Kruger - SECL
  • Lorraine Borny - Pamplin Undergraduate Programs
  • Greg Winters - Facilities Safety
  • Mark Nichols - TLOS/DoIT
  • Lisa Roland - Richmond Center
  • Ryan Linkous - Information Technology admin
  • Linzy Martinelli - New Student Programs
  • Amel Cuskovic - VT Carilion Research Institute

Virginia Tech Hokie Wellness Champions are employee volunteers that are instrumental in supporting Hokie Wellness by promoting well-being programs to departments, colleagues, and friends on campus. Our goal is to create a group that represents our expansive and diverse Virginia Tech community.

Any Virginia Tech employee is invited to submit an application to become a Wellness Champion. Employees interested in becoming Champions must have a passion for wellness, be willing to volunteer their time and have approval and support from their supervisor.

The benefits of being a Wellness Champion include:

  • Embody Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) by serving as a leader of well-being initiatives within individual departments
  • Facilitate personal growth and development
  • Gain experience planning, creating, and implementing well-being initiatives within individual departments
  • Gain knowledge and build community through collaboration with other Wellness Champion
  • Receive professional training, assistance, and support from the Hokie Wellness team to include a yearly one-on-one planning session
  • Opportunity to apply for wellness program funding for individual departments
  • Receive advance news related to Hokie Wellness events and activities

Wellness Champions will be required to:

  • Commit 2-3 hours per month to promoting well-being to their respective departments as well as promoting Hokie Wellness programs.
  • Present a wellness topic at staff or team meetings a minimum of once a month.
  • Maintain a monthly log of activities.
  • Volunteer at two Hokie Wellness events quarterly.
  • Obtain supervisor approval and support.

Applications will be available Oct. 15 - 31. The applications will be reviewed in November and Champions will be notified in December.

For more information, contact Hokie Wellness at hokiewellness@vt.edu or by calling 540-231-8878.

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