UHHSA Elections

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UHHSA - Let Your Voice Be Heard!

UHHSA is a Chartered Student Organization (CSO) that has been authorized by the University’s Board of Regents to receive and expend the mandatory student government fee. UHHSA is a co-curricular activity, which provides an opportunity for students to serve in leadership positions and to participate in the political arena of our campus. The University community offers and fosters a stimulating, experiential learning environment for those who would like to learn the intricacies of policies, procedures and decision-making that can affect our campus community.

To run for an UHHSA position, you must meet the following requirements

  1. Be currently registered at UH Hilo for a minimum of six (6) UH Hilo credit hours.
  2. Be registered for at least six (6) credit hours at UH Hilo throughout the campaign and election period and each semester during your term.
  3. Have paid your mandatory UHHSA student fee.
  4. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time of nomination. (2.0 semester GPA must be maintained throughout term of office.)
  5. Be free of any disciplinary sanctions.

Elected UHHSA positions

There are a total of fifteen (15) positions in UHHSA. Please note that some positions have additional eligibility requirements (listed below):

Currently filled

  • President - Chelbi Espiritu
  • Vice-President - Russell Ronolo
  • Data Director - Michaela Wong
  • College of Arts and Science (CAS) Senator - Kelsierose Kealoha
  • College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS) Senator - Nikki Vo
  • Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) Senator - Gemmy Alegre

Vacant Positions

  • Treasurer - Vacant
  • College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management(CAFNRM) Senator - Vacant
  • Ka Haka ‘Ula o Ke‘elikolani (KHUOK) Senator - Vacant
  • College of Business and Economics (CoBE) Senator - Vacant
  • Graduate Senator - Vacant
  • Senator-at-Large (x4) - Vacant

Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Executive positions require a one-year minimum of CSO experience.
  • College Senators (CAFNRM, CAS, CNHS, CoBE, DKICP, KHUOK) must be a UH Hilo student currently enrolled at that prospective college.
  • Graduate Senator must be a UH Hilo student enrolled in a graduate program.

For more information, contact Vice President Russell Ronolo.
Email: uhhsavp@hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 932-7367
Campus Center (CC) room 203A