All graduates of Columbia Mailman are welcome to participate in alumni affairs by joining a committee. For further information, please e-mail the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at

Development Committee

Chair: Julie Jenson, MPH '13
The Development Committee is responsible for strategizing fundraising-related programs and appeals and for identifying new resources and sponsorship opportunities consistent with the goals and mission of the School. 

Forward Health Equity Committee

Chair: Dorcas Adedoja, MPH ’20
The FORWARD Health Equity Committee is responsible for advancing the school mission to produce public health leaders committed to improving health for all by ending unjust disparities in health and life expectancy due to income, race, ethnicity, gender and other socially-determined risk factors. While open to Mailman’s broader alumni base, alumni participants in FORWARD Action Corps groups are especially welcomed to join. 

Governance Committee

Chair: Ari Markenson MPH '98 
The Governance Committee is responsible for recruiting and recommending a slate of candidates for election to the board, and for identifying a diverse representation of various disciplines among the alumni body. Membership is limited to board members only.

Alumni Engagement Committee

Chair: Anastasia Roussos, MPH '06
The Alumni Engagement Committee is responsible for facilitating alumni participation in Mailman School Alumni Association events, and for assisting in the planning and hosting of various alumni activities, including the annual Alumni Summit. 

Student Engagement Committee

Chair: Patrick Georgia, MPH '14
The Student Engagement Committee upholds the mission of supporting Mailman School current students and alumni in their efforts to identify professional opportunities and realize their individual potential to advance global public health. The Committee will also help to connect students and alumni with potential opportunities including, but not limited to internships, fellowships, employment, and professional networking events.