Our Founders

Our Founders

Alex Gu
Alex Gu is a senior biology major with a business administration and history double minor from Chappaqua, N.Y. During his years at St. Bonaventure University, he has participated in many clubs and organizations, including the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT), its on-campus Emergency Medical Services agency. Alex assumed various roles while with MERT, assuming the position as chief his junior year. He also is a founding member of the St. Bonaventure University American Medical Students Association. Alex is a youth advocate for the Global Campaign for Education- U.S. Chapter and is on the Cattaraugus Allegany County Child Health Safety Team. Following graduation, Alex plans on attending George Washington School of Medicine. Alex enjoys reading up on current events and can never refuse a game of pick-up basketball.

Aayushi Sardana is a senior biology major with a double minor in business administration and sociology. Following graduation, the Vienna, Va., native plans to attend medical school with aspirations to become an Emergency Medicine Physician. She credits her experience with St. Bonaventure University’s Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) as a huge driving force for becoming an Emergency Room physician as well as joining SafeTEEN Coalition.

Carli Johnston
Carli Johnston is a senior biology and psychology double major with a Spanish minor. Originally from Port Allegany, Pa., Carli became an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) during her sophomore year. Subsequently, she joined the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) at St. Bonaventure University as well as the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) group in her hometown. As a native of the area, Carli is excited about the long-lasting impact that SafeTEEN Coalition (STC) will have on her community. Aside from STC and EMS, Carli is an avid skier, taking numerous trips to Ellicottville each year.

Indulaxmi (Indu) Seeni
Indulaxmi (Indu) Seeni is a sophomore psychology major and biology minor from Milpitas, Calif. Growing up just outside San Francisco, Indu loves the warm weather the region provided. Indu is excited about bringing enthusiasm and lasting change to the organization. Indu loves to volunteer, sing and experience new things. Outside of St. Bonaventure’s Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT), Indu can be found channeling her energy toward the SafeTEEN Coalition or working on completing her bucket list. Number one on the list: skydiving.

Anna Martin
Anna Martin is a junior biology major with a minor in Spanish. The Hawthorn Woods, Ill., native joined the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) at St. Bonaventure University her freshman year and became a certified first responder. She is currently training to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). She is very excited to help the students in the areas surrounding the university.

Ryan Lim
Ryan James Lim is a senior chemistry major with a biology and business administration double minor from Millville, N.J. After obtaining his Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification, Ryan joined St. Bonaventure University’s Medical Emergecny Rresponse Team (MERT). Currently, Ryan is responsible for the film and web productions of MERT. In addition, Ryan is an active member in the Asian Students In Action (ASIA) club as well as actively involved in theater productions. Ryan enjoys collaborating with fellow amateur filmmakers and can frequently be found filming or editing for his latest video for his production company Intera Films

Stephanie Foster
Stephanie Foster is a sophomore finance major with a minor in economics from Allegany, NY. Stephanie has participated in Student in Money Management, BonaResponds, Women’s Club Soccer, and other various clubs during her two years at St. Bonaventure. Being from Allegany, Stephanie is very excited to see all of the positive effects SafeTEEN will have on her hometown.