2023-2024 Executive Board


Victoria Hudson
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Dept. of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
School of Medicine

Victoria Hudson is a 3rd-year Doctor of Physical Therapy student at UMB. She earned a BS in International Health from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She has spent five years working in community health education and national health policy in the public health sector. She strives to become an integrative health-focused clinician who seeks to support underserved patient populations. At UMB, she has been the recipient of the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitative Science’s Florence P. Kendall, Brian Bainbridge Memorial, and Donald J. Hobart scholarships for academic success and community service. Victoria is also very involved in her state and national chapters of the American Physical Therapy Association to advance the profession. She previously served as the USGA programming coordinator and Physical Therapy primary senator in USGA. Her goals are to promote diverse, accessible, and safe events for all students and improve communication between students and UMB administrative offices. Additionally, Victoria is passionate about promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within UMB. In her spare time, she enjoys running, listening to audiobooks, and spending time with her husband and two cats.

Vice President

John Yang
Pronouns: He/Him/His
School of Dentistry

John Yang is a 2nd year DDS student at the School of Dentistry. He earned a BS in Biology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. John is proudly serving as an officer in the US Air Force. As USGA Vice President, John hopes to serve the students at UMB and his fellow members of the USGA. When John is not busy studying, he enjoys fishing, hunting and camping.


Sarah Bryant
Pronouns: They/Them/Their
Dept. of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
School of Medicine

Sarah Bryant is a 2nd-year DPT student at the School of Medicine. Sarah earned a B.S. in Biology with a certificate in Neuroscience from Providence College in Providence, RI, then earned an M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, Sarah also serves as a member of the Equity Committee at UMB. As Treasurer for USGA, Sarah hopes to support the University's many student organizations in bringing the school community together. When Sarah is not busy studying, they enjoy riding their bike to and from school, fixing up bikes at work, rock climbing and bouldering, and getting outside to slackline or go hiking with friends!



Jillian Baker
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Graduate School

Jillian Baker is a 4th-year PhD student at the Graduate School]. She earned a BS in Forensic Science from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA before earning her MS in Biology from Towson University in Towson, MD. Currently, Jill serves as the Secretary for the USGA following her year of service as a senator. In her role as secretary, she hopes to engage more with the wider UMB community and work together to better the University for all students. When she is not busy studying, Jill enjoys playing field hockey for VOLO, hanging with her MMI cohort, cross-stitching and listening to audiobooks.



Programming - Interim Chair

Victoria Hudson
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Advocacy Director

Roarke Cullenbine
Pronouns: He/Him/His
School of Law

Roarke Cullenbine is a 3rd-year J.D. student at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Roarke earned a B.S. in Criminology from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Currently, Roarke also works as a law clerk at a civil litigation firm in the inner city. As the USGA Advocacy Director, Roarke hopes to put purpose in action by engaging with students to advocate on the issues that matter most with student leadership, state representatives, and beyond. When Roarke is not busy with work or school, he enjoys hanging out with his Olde English Bulldogge, Lady, and practicing his trumpet and guitar.


Makenzy Mull
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Graduate School

Makenzy is a Ph.D. candidate in the Molecular Medicine program. She earned a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at the University of North Carolina, Asheville. This is her third year serving as a Graduate School representative in USGA and her second year as Webmaster. Makenzy's research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of metastatic breast cancer and how we can better treat the disease. In her spare time, she likes to recharge by baking, hiking, reading, and trying new restaurants around Baltimore with her friends and dog. 


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer

Kennedy Hagens
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
School of Law 

Kennedy Hagens is a 3rd-year J.D. student at University of Maryland Carey School of Law. She earned a B.S. in Public Health and Master’s of Public Health (MPH) at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY. Currently, Kennedy also works as a law clerk at Baker Donelson, P.C., is a student attorney for the law school’s Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, and is an active volunteer at Paul’s Place in downtown Baltimore. As USGA’s EDI Officer, Kennedy hopes to establish long-lasting programs and work with administration to alleviate the many diversity & equity issues facing UMB’s campus community. When she’s not busy studying, Kennedy enjoys traveling, writing movie reviews, and attending sporting events.

USGA Advisor

‌Cyndi Rice
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
USGA Advisor, Director of Student Development and Leadership
Email: crice@umaryland.edu
Phone: 410-706-7117

With more than 25 years of experience at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Cyndi has worked at UMB since graduating from the School of Medicine’s Radiologic Technology program. Cyndi loves advising student organizations and helping students develop into well-rounded, holistic, and professional student leaders.

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