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Alumni Fund

Purpose: To promote fund-raising from alumni to the YSPH for the purpose of providing critically needed current use funding for student financial aid in order to facilitate recruitment and retention of the best and brightest students.


Purpose: To identify recipients for all the awards that AYAPH bestows. Some of these are annual (e.g., Distinguished Alumni Award), and some may be periodic (e.g., Eric Mood New Professional Award).

Bylaws (ad hoc)

Purpose: To (1) review the AYAPH by-laws and constitution as requested by the AYAPH Board (Board); and (2) amend, and present to the Board for discussion, an updated version of the by-laws and constitution; and (3) prepare policy statements and standards of conduct for the Board that are consistent with good governance practices and advancing the mission of the AYAPH.

Emerging Majority Affairs

Purpose: To ensure that the interests and impact of underrepresented students of African and Latin descent (the emerging majority) are considered in all matters concerning the Yale School of Public Health.

Nominating and Membership

Purpose: To fill any vacancies on the AYAPH Board that are the result of attrition or the completion of a Board member’s term.

Strategic Planning (ad hoc)

Purpose: To lead the development of the AYAPH strategic plan. The committee is also responsible for ensuring the plan’s execution and monitoring its progress.