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Leadership - WGSA

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Chair

Richard Amini, MD (April 2020 - April 2022)
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs Professor, Emergency Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Immediate Past Chair

Teresa A. Vigil, MD (July 2022 - April 2024)
Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
Assistant Dean of Students, Office of Medical Student Affairs
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Executive Secretary/Treasurer  

Lisa Burch-Windrem, MEd (July 2019 - April 2022)
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Committee on Admissions (COA) Representative

Leila E. Harrison, PhD, MA, Med (November 2020 - November 2023)
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment
Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Committee on Student Affairs (COSA) Representative

Jeffrey Druck, MD (November 2019 - November 2022)
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Committee on Student Diversity Affairs (COSDA) Representative

David Garcia, MEd (November 2021- November 2024)
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Washington State University

Committee on Student Financial Assistance (COSFA) Representative

Rich Ronnestad, MS, CFP  (November 2020 - November 2023)
Director of Financial Education, Scholarship Support    
Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Committee on Student Records (COSR) Representative

Celeste Fowles Nguyen, EdD (November 2020- November 2023)
Registrar, Educational Programs and Services – Office of Medical Student Affairs 
Stanford School of Medicine

Members-at-Large

Stephanie Zia, MD (April 2021- April 2023)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator)
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Director of Medical Student Coaching    
Keck School of Medicine - University of Southern California    

Western Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) Liaison

Brittni Burgess 
MD Candidate    
University of Colorado Anschutz

GSA-PDI Liaison

Sunny Nakae, PhD  
Associate Professor, Medical Education
Senior Associate Dean of Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Community Partnerships
California University of Science and Medicine

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