Student Health Advisory Board

Applications Now Being Accepted for SHAB 2016-2017

To be eligible to apply for the Student Health Advisory Board, the applicant must:

  • Be a health fee-paying student
  • Achieve and maintain at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA (undergraduate) or a 3.0 GPA (graduate)
  • Be available for one hour a week for SHAB meetings (2016-2017 SHAB meeting schedule available in "members and meetings section")
  • If selected, be committed for at least a one-year term

If interested, please download and complete the SHAB membership application form (PDF). The form includes instructions on where to send completed applications.

The committee known as the Student Health Advisory Board of Oregon State University (SHAB) acts as a link between Student Health Services (SHS), Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU), Student Incidental Fee Committee (SIFC), and the general student population.

Purpose of the Committee

  • Review and pass the annual budget of SHS
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to SHS programs and services
  • Determine ways to promote a healthy university community
  • Update and discuss happenings at SHS

Bylaws

Recent Involvement and Ongoing Projects

  • Prepared and distributed flyers to inform students of the Affordable Care Act and OSU student insurance options.
  • Assisting in the planning of the conceptual design for a possible new Student Health Center in future years.
  • Developing a more positive view of Student Health Services by students.
  • Forming connections with other health groups on campus.
  • Strengthening the health alliance of SHS, CAPS and Recreational Sports.

2016-2017 SHAB Committee Members

(NOTE: More members to be determined)

Students:

  • Rishi Seshadri, Chair 

  • Rae Madison, Vice-Chair

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Voting Faculty:

  • Alex Beck, Advisor, Health Professions, Microbiology

  • Karren Cholewinski, Executive Assistant, Budget/Fiscal Planning

  • Kenny Maes, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

  • Tay McEdwards, Manager of Access Services, Disability Access Services

Non-Voting Faculty:

  • Jenny Haubenreiser, Executive Director, Student Health Services

Contact

For more information about SHAB or about becoming a member, email osu.shab@oregonstate.edu.

SHAB Membership and Meetings

Access the SHAB application here.

Questions about the annual budget FY17 should be directed to Kathi Carley kathi.carley@oregonstate.edu telephone 541-737-3106.

All About the Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB)

Student Health Advisory Board membership consists of both voting and non-voting members.

Voting Members

  • ASOSU Director of Wellness
  • ASOSU Director of Non-Traditional Affairs
  • ASOSU Director of International Affairs
  • One student representing Disability Access Services
  • Six undergraduate students at-large
  • Two graduate students at-large
  • Four faculty members not directly associated with SHS appointed by the Vice Provost for Student Affairs

Non-Voting Members

  • Three ex-officio members: the SHS Director, the SHS Associate Director of Administrative Services, and the SHS Insurance Liaison
  • Other committee participants, involved by arrangement or invitation from the Chairperson

2016-2017 Student Health Advisory Board Meetings

FALL 2016 meetings

Tuesdays, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
MU207 Allworth Room
  • Week 2: Sept. 27, 2016
  • Week 4: Oct. 11, 2016
  • Week 6: Oct. 25, 2016
  • Week 8: Nov. 8, 2016
  • Week 10: Nov. 22, 2016

WINTER 2017 meetings

Tuesdays, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
MU 212 Martin Luther King Room
  • Week 1: Jan. 10, 2017
  • Week 2: Jan. 17, 2017
  • Week 3: Jan. 24, 2017
  • Week 4: Jan. 31, 2017
  • Week 5: Feb. 7, 2017
  • Week 6: Feb. 14, 2017
  • Week 7: Feb. 21, 2017
  • Week 8: Feb. 28, 2017
  • Week 9: March 7, 2017
  • Week 10: March 14, 2017

SPRING 2017 meetings 

Tuesdays, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Location to be announced
  • Week 1 April 4, 2017
  • Week 3 April 18, 2017
  • Week 5 May 2, 2017
  • Week 7 May 16, 2017
  • Week 9 May 30, 2017

Minutes from Past Meetings

2015-2016 Academic Year

2014-2015 Academic Year

2013-2014 Academic Year

2012-2013 Academic Year

2011-2012 Academic Year

Contact

2016-17 Chair Rishi Seshadri at seshadrr@oregonstate.edu

2016-17 Vice-Chair Rae Madison

Contact SHAB

For more information about SHAB or about becoming a member, email osu.shab@oregonstate.edu.

2016-2017 Leaders

  • Chair: Rishi Seshadri
  • Vice-Chair: Rae Madison