Board of Directors

Meet the administrative and operational heart of HERO


The HERO Board of Directors is comprised of the three operational officers, the captain, personnel officer, and equipment officer, and four administrative officers. Together, the Board of Directors works to maintain the integrity of HERO's policy decisions, mission, and vision.

Meet the Board

Captain Rachel Lorenc Email

Rachel is a junior studying Molecular and Cellular Biology, Women and Gender Studies and Psychology. She has been on HERO since freshman year and previously served as the organization's Treasurer. She is dedicated to making HERO the best collegiate EMS unit possible. Outside of EMS, Rachel enjoys working at her lab and racing in triathlons.

Personnel Officer Rawson Chase Email

Rawson is a junior from California majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Economics. He got his EMT-B with HERO during winter of his freshman year. In addition to HERO, he conducts molecular biology research with the Watanabe Lab at Hopkins and volunteers at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Oncology Clinic. When he is not in classes, or working at the hospital, Ross likes to spend time running and playing dungeons and dragons with the pen and paper gaming club.

Equipment Officer Caroline Hoerrner Email

Caroline is a sophomore Computer Science major from Chatham, New Jersey. She first became involved in EMS when she became an EMT for Chatham Emergency Squad in the summer after her sophomore year of high school. Caroline joined HERO in the fall of her freshman year, and when she’s not on duty she enjoys spending time with her brothers in Theta Tau. If you see her on campus, ask her about her cat, Sparkles.

Recruitment and Retention Officer Benjamin Evans Email

Ben is a junior Chemistry major. He is from Miami, Florida but lived in Quin, County Clare, Ireland for about two years, where he got to meet President Obama. He has been on HERO since his sophomore year. He is excited to meet all the potential new members of the unit, and let them know why HERO is such an amazing organization to join! In his free time, Ben writes for the satire magazine: The Black and Blue Jay, volunteers as a dog-walker at the Maryland SPCA, and is a nasty Super Smash Bros player.

Training Officer Maggie Comer Email

Maggie is a junior studying Molecular and Cellular Biology and English. On campus she is involved in community service through APO, gives tours with Blue Key Society, and does microbiology research at the med campus.

Secretary Jonathan Movsik Email

Jon is a Sophomore from Morganville, NJ double majoring in Molecular & Cellular Biology and Economics. His EMS career began when he joined his town's first aid squad after his sophomore year of high school. He joined HERO during the fall of his freshman year and previously served as the organization's Member at Large. Outside of HERO, Jon conducts molecular biology research and volunteers for Thread.

Treasurer Andrew Massoud Email

Andrew is a sophomore majoring in Applied Mathematics and Statistics and minoring in Computational Medicine. He joined HERO in the fall of his freshman year and became an EMT-B the following spring. Outside of HERO, he is a member of HOPthon, MEDPanel, and conducts biology research on campus. Andrew enjoys watching Pittsburgh sports, playing basketball, and playing the piano in his free time.

Member at Large Erik Pan Email

Erik is a sophomore from Annandale, NJ studying Public Health and Psychology. He has been a part of his town’s first aid and rescue squad for 3 years, and joined HERO freshman year. Outside of HERO, Erik is a whitewater kayaking instructor with Outdoor Pursuits and a member of JHUMUNC.


Medical Direction

Nathan Woltman, M.D. & Asa Margolis, D.O., M.P.H.

Operational Oversight

Executive Director of Campus Safety & Security - Lee James

HERO Security Liason

Sgt. Steve Gaubatz