IOA Communications Committee (ComCom)



  • Carrie Anderson, Social Media, MD Anderson Ombuds Office

Board Liaison

  • Jacqueline VillafaneAmerican Red Cross

Committee Members

  • Ish Baki, Mars, Inc.
  • Victoria Dowd, Finance Committee Liaison, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Julia Farmer, University of West Georgia
  • Bryan Hanson, Blog Editor, Graduate School at Virginia Tech
  • Júlia HorváthDEIAB Liaison, University of California, Berkeley
  • Heidi Stensby, Capella University


  • Continually improve website content and resources
  • Curate high-quality blog content for The Independent Voice
  • Expand use of social media across IOA
  • Collaborate with and support the efforts of all committees and task forces

To Join the Committee

If you are interested in joining this or any other committee, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page to learn more about available positions and complete our Volunteer Interest Form.

Volunteer Interest Form