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Rowan SOM Student Government Association

The elected Student Government Association maintains communications between the student body, faculty, administration, State Osteopathic Society (NJAOPS), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), other relevant professional associations, and the community. The council supports athletic, educational and entertainment activities for the students, as well as serves as a voice for the students' opinions and grievances.

If you would like to get involved with STUCO, please reach out to one of the officers listed below.

Upcoming STUCO Meetings

Join us for meetings throughout the year to discover everything that is happening at SOM! 


January 13th

February 10th

March 9th

April 20th

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held on Monday's at 7 pm in the AC-AUD.

SOM Student Government Officers 2020-2021

Anjani Patel -

1st Vice President
David Bi -

2nd Vice President
Sean Rush -

Alex Garcia -

Melvin Ways -

Public Relations
Nida Ansari -

Alumni Affairs
Lucas Gitzel -

Talbot Weston -

2020 Class Council

Michael DeFilippo,

Vice President
William Baker, 

Jonathan Lee,

Student Academic Progress Committee Representative
Erin Torpey,

Honor Code
Doris Xia, 
Keiko Yoshioka, 

2021 Class Council

Mandeep Pabla,

Vice President
Ronald Clearie,

Christina Spoleti,

Student Academic Progress Committee Representative
Akash Patel,

Honor Code
Nirali Shah,
Annette Maria Palladino,

2022 Class Council

Kevin A. Jacome,

Vice President
Priyank Desai,

David Bi,

Student Academic Progress Committee Representative
Seema Patel,

Colin Soper, 

Honor Code
Christopher Rodas,
Nicole Barylski,

2023 Class Council

Vinit Parekh, 

Vice President
Brian Thomas, 

Wilson Nyah, 

Student Academic Progress Committee Representative
Rahul Nayar, 

Cristina Padovani,

Honor Code
Richard Maiella, 
Aesha Patel,


Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health (TOUCH) is a national community service initiative led by the Council of Osteopathic Student Council Presidents (COSGP).

Students participate in 50 hours of community service to receive credit for the program. Once completed, a student is eligible for rewards, including national acknowledgement at the COSGP conference, a lapel pin and mention of the achievement in the student’s Dean's Letter.

More information, guidelines, and application for the program are below:
Touch Overview
Touch Documentation Form
National TOUCH Submission Application - Student Information Sheet

Submit Volunteer Hours Online