Clubs & Organizations


Student Government Association

Michael Izzo – SGA President
Michael Izzo – President

Michael is a P2 student (Class of 2019) in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program. From Little Falls, NY, he has served as the President of the Ski and Snowboard Club, has been a member of the Orientation Committee for three years, and works as an intern for Rite Aid. He is also a member of the Pharmacy Leadership Society (Phi Lambda Sigma) on campus. Michael says, “I lead because I want to empower others to reach their full potential and make their opinions heard at ACPHS.”

Jennifer Berish – Vice President
Jennifer Berish – SGA Vice President

Jennifer is a P1 student (Class of 2020) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, born and raised in Apalachin, NY. She has been an active member of SGA since her first year at ACPHS, having served the past two years as the president of her class. As a proud ACPHS Panther, Jennifer is a Peer Mentor, a Student Ambassador, and a figure skater for the Men’s Ice Hockey Club intermission shows. She is also a dedicated member of Colleges Against Cancer and the Alzheimer’s Awareness Club. At home, she is a pharmacy technician for Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, NY. Jennifer says, “I lead to be a positive voice for my community, to promote school spirit, and to help my peers have the best college experience possible!”

Breanne Spear – Secretary
Breanne Spear – SGA Secretary

Breanne is a P3 student (Class of 2018) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program from Yonkers, NY. In addition to being SGA Secretary, she is an Orientation Planning Committee member and has held positions on campus including Colleges Against Cancer President, American College of Clinical Pharmacy Treasurer, and Peer Mentor. Breanne is also a member of Phi Lambda Sigma, the National Pharmacy Leadership Society. She enjoys both leading others and working in a group to accomplish a common goal.

Troy Brown – Treasurer
Troy Brown – SGA Treasurer

Troy is a P3 student (Class of 2018) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. As SGA Treasurer, he is responsible for overseeing all funds and transactions for the 35+ clubs and organizations at the Albany campus. Troy is from Frankfort, NY, and is also a member of the Orientation Committee and the Publicity Co-Chair of Colleges Against Cancer. In his words, “I lead to help students make the most of their college experience.”

Rachael Eaton – Clubs Congress Chair
Rachael Eaton – Clubs Congress Chair

Rachael is a P2 student (Class of 2019) in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program who is also working on an MBA in Healthcare Management through Clarkson University. In addition to her role within SGA, Rachael has been a part of Orientation Committee for the past three years, and is an active member of both the Phi Lamba Sigma Leadership Society and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She is an intern for Hannaford Pharmacy and an infectious disease research assistant for ACPHS/Albany Medical College.

Sarah DiVello – Professional Organizations Council Chair
Sarah DiVello – Professional Organizations Council Chair

Sarah is a P3 student (Class of 2018) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. She grew up in Lewiston, Maine but now lives in Malone, New York. In addition to her SGA role, she is Secretary of the ACPHS chapter of the Student Society of Health System Pharmacy, a College Reading and Learning Association Level 2 certified peer tutor, an integrated problem solving workshop leader, and a member of the Rho Chi Honor Society, Orientation Committee, and Dance Team. When she isn't at school, she works as a pharmacy intern at University of Vermont Health Network - Alice Hyde Medical Center. In her words, Sarah leads because, "I feel that our professional organizations are an important part of our campus life and I want to help to ensure their continued success."

Taylor Toomey – Programming Board Chair
Taylor Toomey – Programming Board Chair

Taylor is a P3 student (Class of 2018) in the Doctor of Pharmacy program from Baldwinsville, NY. This is her second year as SGA Programming Board Chair, a position in which she works closely with class programming representatives to plan and oversee events on and off campus for students to enjoy! Taylor is also a member of the Planning Committee for New Student Orientation, the Advocacy Chair for Colleges Against Cancer, and has been a Peer Mentor.