2018-19 NMSA Board of Directors

The NMSA Welcomes the 2018-19 International

Executive Board of Directors


(PORTLAND, OR.) May 14th, 2018— Every May, current NMSA members elect a new board, whose term begins the following July 1st. After a week of online elections, the Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA), the student-governed non-profit representing North American naturopathic physicians-in-training, is excited to announce the 2018-19 International Executive Board of Directors.

Your 2018-2019 International Executive Board of Directors is as follows:

Blake Langley               (NUNM), President
Valerie Kremer            (CCNM), President-Elect
Brianna Firminger     (Bastyr WA), Chief Administrative Officer
Karen Appel                  (Bastyr WA), Chief Financial Officer
Sydney Freggiaro        (Bastyr WA), VP of Communication & PR
Thomas Macsay           (Bastyr CA), VP of Membership
Khaleed Alston            (NUNM), VP of Development

A warm congratulations to the incoming board. They will train with the 2017-2018 Board to learn the expectations and duties of their individual positions. On August 31st they will take over full responsibilities of their respective roles on the International Executive Board of Directors.

Thank you to all those who ran for positions on the International Board, we look forward to your participation in future NMSA events. For more ways to get involved with the NMSA, please contact your local Chapter President, or consider running for a position on your local NMSA team.

The NMSA advocates for naturopathic physicians-in-training and inspires educational and community building initiatives that prepare naturopathic medical students with tools, experiences and connections necessary to become successful physicians. For more information about the NMSA and our programs, please visit www.naturopathicstudent.org


The NMSA hosts members from the following schools:

University of Bridgeport • Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine • Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences • Bastyr University (Washington) • Bastyr University (San Diego) • National University of Natural Medicine • Boucher Institute • National University of Health Sciences • Universidad El Turabo





Erica Rizzolo, VP Communications & Public Relations

Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA)

(503) 334-4153



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