Casie Hartman, Program Co-Chair
Casie is an Alumni of the University of Michigan-Flint. She graduated in December 2013 with a Bachelors in Psychology and a minor in Visual Communications concentrating in Photography. Casie has been a participant in Alternative Spring Break and board member for several years. She finds it extremely rewarding and very important to continue serving her community and making new relationships even after graduating. In her free time you can find her at home with her wonderful two young boys, she also loves to bake, read, and craft.
Quinton Kraft, Program Co-Chair
Quinton is a senior and will be completing his BA in Human Biology with a Pre-Dentistry focus. This is his second year on the Executive Board for ASB, but has been involved with AB programming for four years now. Quinton is also the Vice-President of the Pre-Dental Club and a member of the Chemistry Club. In his spare time, he likes to collect and repair vintage video games, adventure into the wilderness, work on cars, and visit with his loved ones.
Anna Maria Genovesi, Education Co-Chair
Anna is in her 4th year of 5 in the Nursing program at the University of Michigan-Flint. She has participated in Alternative Spring Break for three years along with other activities on campus and love being involved in the community. She likes to travel and she went to Kenya last May. She will be going to Cambodia this May. Outside of school, she spends a lot of time with my family and enjoys running.
Anthony Napolitano, Education Co-Chair
Anthony graduated in December 2017 with a dual degree in both human biology and general biology with a pre-med concentration. Following graduation, he intends to continue his volunteer work at Hurley, and possibly get involved in research before hopefully beginning medical school in August of 2018. He also intends to stay involved with Alternative Breaks for as long as he is able. He is involved with ASuB and all of the other AB programs because he believes in the program and is very passionate about the message it conveys. Now more than ever, coming together as a community and as a nation to help those affected by hard times is so important. "These programs give us the opportunity to do that not only in our own backyard but elsewhere as well. I consider that a privilege."
Sarah Ellsworth, Logistics Co-Chair
Sarah Ellsworth is a Sophomore at the University of Michigan-Flint. She will be starting the Nursing Program the Fall of 2018. She is interested in ASB because of the experience it offers and the chance to be a apart of a positive force of change in the Flint community. Besides volunteering, school, and work, Sarah enjoys spending time with family, cuddling with dogs, re-reading the Harry Potter’s regularly, and watching all genres of movies.
Hannah Lee, Logistics Co-Chair
Hannah graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint in December 2017 with a B.S. in Health Sciences with a Pre-Physical Therapy concentration and a minor in Spanish. She has recently applied to graduate school and hopes to be accepted into a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program for Fall 2018. Her interest in ASuB increased after her ASB 2017 experience. "ASB had a major impact on me and it was so rewarding to see the difference we made in the Flint community. I truly wish I didn't wait until my last year of college to get involved and make a difference." Outside of school, she works about 15 hours a week, participates and instructs at her father's martial arts school. She has practiced two styles of martial arts for 15 years, earning a black belt in both styles and becoming a certified instructor. She credits martial arts with providing confidence, discipline, and patience. Her favorite part is teaching young students and watching them develop these very same skills. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends, watching Netflix, trying new recipes, and playing with her family's new puppy.
Ashleigh Gray, Marketing & Fundraising Co-Chair
Ashleigh is a senior studying Research Psychology with a minor in Substance Abuse Treatment. She will be graduating in December and plans to go to graduate school in the fall of 2019 to pursue a PhD in Social Psychology Research. She enjoys being involved and helping the community. "It’s extremely rewarding to see the impact and difference we can make." Outside of school, she enjoys reading, watching The Vampire Diaries, and hanging out with her dog.
Jonathon Hayes, Marketing & Fundraising Co-Chair
Jonathan graduated in April of 2017 from the University of Michigan-Flint with a B.A. in Marketing with a minor in Communications. While in undergrad, he maintained a 3.47 GPA and served as the president of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Organization on campus. "I became involved in Alternative Breaks for a chance to learn more about social justice, the opportunity to become a leader, and to have some fun in the process." In his spare time he enjoys working out and is also a CrossFit Coach at 810 CrossFit in Grand Blanc.