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Meet Your Executive Board

The Student Senate Executive Board are elected representatives who are responsible for the overall coordination and direction setting for Senate initiatives. Lead by the president, we work together to ensure our projects and initiatives are in line with the student body’s feedback. We collaborate with the elected senators to represent the student body in making lasting, positive change for the School of Nursing.

Jarvia Meggett - President

Jarvia Meggett is a student in the MSN: Entry to Nursing program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health in 2016 and the University of Michigan with a Master of Public Health in 2018. Jarvia has a diverse background of work experiences, including conducting LVAD research with Dr. Jesus Casida, recruiting for the Technology based Community Health Nursing to Prevent Recurrent STIs after PID study with Dr. Trent with the Johns Hopkins Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, serving as a doula for women in the state of Maryland and serving as a research assistant for the Office for Science & Innovation at JHUSON. Her interests include women's health/midwifery, orthopedics and sports medicine. She looks forward to serving as the President of the Student Senate. Some of her goals is to increase interprofessional opportunities and create a close knit community within the School of Nursing.

Emily Stanforth- Vice President of Communications

Emily Stanforth is a nursing student in the MSN: Entry to Nursing program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a BS in Community Health Education in 2011. Emily has had the opportunity to work with young mothers both in the community as a doula, as well as in a group home setting through Mayo Clinic, serving as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist. Emily also worked as a project manager in healthcare software implementation. She worked with inpatient clinicians to review and enhance their clinical workflows and documentation, and helped them to incorporate evidence based practice approaches in the IT setting. Emily has extensive experience managing large, multidisciplinary teams, and coordinating them towards a cohesive goal. Once in Baltimore, Emily enjoyed working as a doula again, volunteering with high risk youth, serving as a peer mentor, and participating in the Informatics Interest group. Her interests include women’s health, health policy, informatics, and empowerment in nursing. She looks forward to serving as the Vice President of the Student Senate. Her goal is to establish communication pathways that empower students to not only identify areas for improvement within the School of Nursing, but also take action in affecting lasting change

Mariella Hanna- Vice President of Finance

Mariella Hanna is a student in the MSN: Entry to Nursing program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She graduated from the College of New Jersey with a dual Bachelor's in Public Health and Psychology in 2017. Prior to beginning at Johns Hopkins, she was the program coordinator for the Nutrition and Diabetes program at Summit Medical Group and the Cancer program at MD Anderson Center. She has a background working in population health and quality improvement in the health care system. She also has a passion for empowering individuals to make a difference in their community, having worked extensively with various non-profit organizations. Her interests include emergency care, mental health, and global healthcare. As VP of Finance, she is excited to serve the students of the SON and bring in events that can instill a sense of community and drive progressive thinking. 

Emma Marand- Vice President of Interschool Relations

Emma Marand is a strong advocate of the Johns Hopkins nursing program and is an MSN student in Entry into nursing. She relocated to Baltimore from Raleigh, North Carolina where she is an NC State Alumni and received her Bachelors in Biological Sciences. Emma has a diverse professional background working as a nurse technician for five years in Cradiothoracic, Orthopedic, Spinal and geriatric specialty settings, and worked as a bench scientist in several labs as well as a climbing coach in a gym. She has a diverse range of interests in disaster and global nursing. Emma is a proponent of proactive care, especially holistically through lifestyle changes and activity. She is active in the Baltimore community through serving as an interventionist for a research study by guiding cancer-survivors through weekly workout programs and as a runner with Back on My Feet Baltimore, an organization that assists housing disadvantaged individuals to regain stability, jobs and housing. As Vice President of Interschool relations she hopes to embellish and foster strong networking and relationships with other JHU schools and students.