Clubs & Organizations


Student Government Association

Rachael Eaton – SGA President
Rachael Eaton – SGA President

Rachael is a P3 student (Class of 2019) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program and working towards her MBA in Healthcare Management at Clarkson University. She served as the Clubs Congress Chair last year, and is ecstatic to apply her experience both on campus and in SGA to the role of SGA President. She is passionate about increasing opportunities and interest in student engagement, not only to improve the student experience at ACPHS, but to reinforce that finding a passion on campus is what truly helps students reach their full potential and make the most of their time at the College. In addition to her role in SGA, Rachael is an IPS workshop leader, an infectious disease research assistant for ACPHS/AMC, and a member of both the Rho Chi Honor Society and the Pharmacy Leadership Society Phi Lambda Sigma. She works as a pharmacy intern at Hannaford Pharmacy.

Jennifer Berish – SGA Vice President
Jennifer Berish – SGA Vice President

Jennifer is a P2 student (Class of 2020) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, and this will be her second year as the SGA Vice President. She has been an active member of SGA since her first year at ACPHS, having served her first two years as the president of her class. As a proud ACPHS Panther, Jennifer is a Peer Mentor, a Student Ambassador, a member of Orientation Committee, and a figure skater for the Men’s Ice Hockey Club intermission shows. She is also a dedicated member of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, Colleges Against Cancer, and the Alzheimer’s Awareness Club. At home, she is a pharmacy intern at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Clinic in Vestal, NY. Jennifer says, “I lead to be a positive voice for ACPHS students, to promote school spirit, and to help my peers have the best college experience possible!”

Christopher Arvanitis – SGA Secretary
Christopher Arvanitis – SGA Secretary

Chris is a 5th year studying in the Bachelor’s/Master’s of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program. While having served on SGA as a Senator for two years, Chris has served as Worthy Correspondent and Worthy Master-at-Arms in the Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity, in addition to being a student ambassador, an exam proctor for the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, secretary for Pre-Medical Club, and Research Coordinator for ACPHS’ Chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). His master’s thesis will focus on organic synthesis research in treating age-related macular degeneration.

Hunter Martin – SGA Treasurer
Hunter Martin – SGA Treasurer

Hunter is a 4th year pre-Med student in the B.S in Microbiology program. He has taken an active role in SGA for nearly two years and is involved in many other extra curricular activities on campus. As a 2016 and 2017 Summer Research Award recipient, Hunter has been heavily involved in the student research opportunities on campus. In addition to student research, his interest in medicine lead him to volunteering at the Capital City Rescue Mission Free Clinic and Hospice in Ballston Spa. Hunter hopes to continue to support and guide the student body of ACPHS this year and even after he graduates in May.

Emily Swanson – Clubs Congress Chair
Emily Swanson – Clubs Congress Chair

Emily is a P3 student (Class of 2019) in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program, born and raised in Goshen, NY. She was an active dancer throughout her childhood and wanted to continue her love of dance during college. ACPHS offers so many fantastic clubs and organizations, that Emily joined the Dance Team as a member and then grew to become the President last year. She wanted to offer more to the students and provide opportunities for all students to get involved in activities they enjoy. Therefore, she decided to serve ACPHS as the Clubs Congress Chair. Emily is also actively involved on campus. Some of the clubs/organizations she participates in include Orientation Committee, Ski/Snowboard Club, Colleges Against Cancer, Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP). When Emily is not at school, she is an intern for CVS Pharmacy. She is excited to see all the clubs grow this year!

Andy Mai – Professional Organizations Council Chair
Andy Mai – Professional Organizations Council Chair

Andy is a P3 student (Class of 2019) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program from Liverpool, NY. In addition to his role within SGA, Andy is an active member of the Student Coalition for Academic Integrity (SCAI) having previously served as Treasurer. He is also currently serving his second term as the Worthy Chief Counselor (President) of the Phi Delta Chi professional pharmacy fraternity. In his words "I lead to help others become the best version of themselves.

Programming Board Chair
– Programming Board Chair

Programming Board Chair