In addition to communicating with Fordham staff, free to consult with the FVA elected student leaders listed below.
Fordham Veterans Association Board
Julia Wener, FVA President
Julia served in the Marine Corps. Julia is currently a psychology (BS) major at Fordham College and is a PTSD research assistance for a veteran's clinic in Manhattan. She is a passionate advocate for wider access to mental health care for veterans. Julia is working towards a career in social work.
Nicole Gagliano, Vice President of FVA at Lincoln Center
Nicole is a full-time MBA student at the Gabelli School of Business. She was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She is studying Marketing with a secondary concentration in Communications and Media Management. Nicole served in the US Army as an Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator and previously worked as an Intelligence Research Specialist for US Customs and Border Protection.
Melanie Gonzalez, FVA Treasurer
Melanie is pursuing an English (BA) degree with a concentration in Creative Writing at the School of Professional and Continuing Studies. She was a Levantine Arabic Linguist for the Marine Corps and grew up in Stony Brook (Long Island). Melanie is passionate about all forms of storytelling, and believes they can teach empathy, shape public thought, and enrich our lived experiences.