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Illinois Chapter

Meet your 2021-2022 State officer team

President

Hello everyone! My name is Jude Erasmus and I am serving as your 2022-2023 President of Illinois HOSA. I am currently a senior at Mount Vernon Township High School. I had an amazing time meeting you all at our latest state conference and I am AMPED for all of our upcoming events and activities! My officer team is working their hardest to ensure that HOSA members have the best possible year ahead. One fun fact about me is that I moved to the United States four years ago from South Africa! I am excited for our year together and I’m even more excited to serve as your State President!

Vice-president

Hi Illinois HOSA! My name is Anish Nadella and I am a Junior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. I am super excited to serve as your Illinois State Vice President this year and take Illinois HOSA to new heights! A fun fact about me is that I am a life-long Packers fan :) Once again, I’m super excited for this next year of Illinois HOSA and serving as your Vice President!

Secretary

Hello! My name is Preeti Rao and I am currently serving as Secretary of Illinois HOSA! I am a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School and I am so excited to be taking a role as a leader for Illinois HOSA. One fun fact about me is I love hiking and my favorite hike has been the hike to Manoa Falls in Hawaii! I can’t wait to be your Secretary this year!

Treasurer

Hi everyone! My name is Chloe Cardoza and currently your Illinois HOSA State Treasurer! I am currently a Senior at West Aurora High School. My future career plan is to study and specialize in sports medicine and kinesiology. A fun  fact about me is that I love to read and paint in my free time. I am so honored to serve HOSA as your State Treasurer and look forward to an amazing year.

REPORTER

Hi everyone my name is Theodore Retsinas and I am the HOSA Reporter for 2022-2023. I am from Amos Alonzo High School and I am currently a senior. Some of my favorite things to do are run, hang out with friends and take pictures of my school’s sports teams. A fun fact about me is that I have a twin brother but unfortunately he’s not in HOSA:( . I really enjoy talking and interacting with people, especially other HOSA members so feel free to DM me with any questions or comments. I would love to reply to all of you guys! I hope we have an amazing year and I'm so excited to serve and be a HOSA officer this year. Here’s to an awesome year!

PARLAMENTARIAN

Hello Everyone! My Name is Katie Bach and I’m very happy to introduce myself to you all as your HOSA state Parliamentarian for the 2022-2023 school year . Over the last few years I’ve built the confidence to run for state office which is an honor I wish for all to pursue. A fun fact about me is: I’m a state officer for FBLA as well. Juggling the tasks of two amazing organizations will be a load for my Senior Year but I’m up for the challenge. Thank you all for your support and I look forward to seeing you all in the near future! Here is to an amazing adventure and an even more amazing year! 



SENTINEL

Hey everyone! My name is Samaira Alur and I currently serve as the Illinois HOSA Sentinel. I am from the William Fremd Highschool chapter and I hope to become a pediatrician in the future. A fun fact about me is that I have been swimming since I was 6 years old! I am so excited to serve Illinois HOSA and look forward to this year! :)

HISTORIAN

Hello everyone! My name is Tanya Khosla and I currently serve as the Illinois HOSA Historian. I am from the William Fremd High School chapter and I hope to pursue a career in the medical field. A fun fact about me is that I’ve been playing the piano for 9 years! I am thrilled to serve Illinois HOSA and I’m excited to see what this upcoming year brings.



NORTHERN AREA VP

Hi everyone! My name is Jill Patel and I currently serve as your Illinois Northern Area Vice President. I am a junior at West Aurora High School and my future career plan is to be a dentist, maybe specialize in orthodontics as well. Some fun facts about me are that I have been playing tennis for last 5 years, I can speak English, Hindi, Gujarati, and some French. I love to travel and read in my free time. I am so excited to be a part of your state officer team and look forward to an awesome year!



 

SOUTHERN AREA VP

Hello everyone, my name is Jeremiah Stemm! I am currently a Senior at Herrin High School and I am proud to be serving as your Southern Area Vice President. When I graduate high school, I plan to further my education and eventually become an Physician working in Emergency Medicine. A fun fact about me is that I love to do magic tricks in my free time. I am so excited for this upcoming HOSA year, and I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish.





STUDENT MEMBER AT LARGE

Hi Illinois HOSA!!! My name is Massillon Boyd. Jr, or Mass for short. I am extremely excited to be serving as your Student member at large (SMAL) for the  2022-2023 year! I am currently a Sophomore at West Aurora High School, in the future I plan to pursue a career as an Orthopedic Surgeon. One interesting fact about me is that I have been collecting Yu-Gi-Oh cards for around 8 years! I am really proud and happy to be your SMAL this year and I can’t wait to get to know you all!