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Executive Board

RC MERT Executive Board


Ria Garg

Director of Operations

Crew Chief

The Director of Operations (DO) is the chief authority of the RC MERT Executive Board and is responsible for the daily operations of the organization. The DO serves as the primary contact for RC MERT and has final say on all decisions made pertaining to the operations of the agency.


Marvin Wu

Assistant Director of Operations

Crew Chief Trainee

The Assistant Director of Operations serves under the DO in the Operations Department and acts as the organization’s disciplinary executor, as well as the initial contact regarding all issues pertaining to vehicles under RC MERT operation.


Nadia Bazhenov

Director of Training

Crew Chief Trainee

The Director of Training (DOT) coordinates the Training Department and is responsible for the Crew Chief Trainee program as well as the annual EMT class, the mass casualty incident drill, in-services, the field-training officer program, and all other training-related projects.


Trisha George

Assistant Director of Training

Crew Chief Trainee

The Assistant Director of Training serves under the DOT and assists him/her in the activities and the programs pertinent to the Training Department.


Akash Prabhakar

Membership Officer

Crew Chief Trainee

The Membership Officer is responsible for running the application process, tracking the status of each member, maintaining certifications and paperwork for members, taking attendance during each general membership meeting, and recording minutes during scheduled meetings as well as all other matters pertaining to the records of the membership. Please contact for all application-related questions.


Mallory Rubin

Public Relations Officer

Medic Assistant

The Public Relations Officer is responsible for the annual MERT banquet, advertising, community outreach, updating any other channels pertaining to the public image of RC MERT, keeping positive relations with other student groups on the UR campus, and coordinating the public health activities of RC MERT, including cosponsoring opportunities and events with other UR student groups and agencies.


Sophie Black

Equipment Manager

Medic Assistant

The Equipment Manager is responsible for inventorying RC MERT equipment at least one time per month, restocking all equipment as needed, and maintaining the MERT bunk room. The Equipment Manager is additionally responsible for keeping in constant contact with UHS, Public Safety, and the Operations Department regarding all aspects of RC MERT equipment.


Peter Wu


Medic Assistant

The Webmaster is responsible for all aspects of the appearance and functionality of the RC MERT website, coordinating nightly, daily, and standby schedules for the organization, and working in conjunction with other departments to update the RC MERT Campus Club Connection website.


Emily Woodruff

QA/QI Chair

Crew Chief

The Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement Chair is responsible for running the process of reviewing charts submitted to emsCharts using the online system, organizing regular QA/QI sessions, and acquiring statistics reports at the end of each semester as needed or requested by members of the Executive Board.

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