University Standing Committees

The President's Council on Health, Wellness, and Mindfulness

Reports to:

Vice President for Student Affairs


Overview of the Committee: The President's Council on Health and Wellness is charged with providing oversight and coordination for education and events for students that promote and embrace a wellness lifestyle; ensuring that a comprehensive prevention program is provided for students that addresses high risk behaviors as a result of alcohol and other drug use; and submitting and reviewing information on required alcohol and other drug compliance issues.


Faculty, staff, student, and community representatives.


  • Whitney Boroski (Chair), Student Activities
  • Amber Bennett, Counseling Services
  • Angela Luskin (Community Representative), Portage Health Services
  • Ann Hoover, Fitness Center
  • Brigitte Morin, Biological Sciences
  • Ernie Beutler, Dining Services
  • Katie Cooper, Housing & Residence Life
  • Rhys Edwards, Director of NCAA Compliance and Student-Athlete Services
  • Shannon Rinkinen, University Marketing and Communications Brand Manager
  • Beth Ryynanen, Fitness Center
  • Susan Liebau, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success
  • Joan Kero, Fitness Instructor and Educator
  • Michelle Seguin, Portage Health Services