ESU Student Voted to Active Minds Board of Directors
East Stroudsburg University student Raquel Sosa has been elected president of the Student Advisory Committee (SAC) of Active Minds, Inc. Sosa, a junior majoring in psychology from Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is also president of ESU's chapter of Active Minds. Active Minds, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health and combats stigma surrounding mental illness through different events and program initiatives. The SAC is comprised of 20 student leaders from the entire Active Minds chapter network of over 400 chapters. The SAC's primary role is to contribute the student voice to Active Minds' efforts and to advise national staff in the areas of student engagement, fundraising, program planning, and promotion. As the SAC president, Sosa will sit on the board of directors for the national organization and attend and participate in board meetings in Washington, D.C.