Our Staff

Lolipops Joleen M. Nevers, MAEd, CHES, CSE, CSES
Associate Director/
Health Education Coordinator
Joleen.Nevers@uconn.edu

MAEd in Health Education from East Carolina University.

B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Health Education from Framingham State College.

Joleen is a Certified Sexuality Educator from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists and is a certified sexologist through the American College of Sexologists. She is also a Certified Laughter Leader through World Laughter Tour, Inc.

Nishelli Ahmed, MPH, CHES
Health Educator 

MPH from University of Connecticut

B.S. in Health Education from University of Florida  

Colleen Vernola, MPH, CHES, CPH
Health Educator

MPH from University of South Florida 

B.S. in Biology with a minor in Public Health from University of South Florida 

Cassy Setzler 
Program Assistant

B.A. in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies from University of Connecticut

Undergraduate student workers, interns and volunteers