Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Junior Officer Advisory Group

Recruitment & Retention Committee

JOAG Recruitment & Retention Committee Informational Flyer

Answering the Call: Commissioned Corps vs. Civil Service

MARK YOUR CALENDAR  The Recruitment and Retention Committee meets the last Thursday every month at 1200-1300 EST.

Call-in information: We invite you to join us!  Please contact the Recruitment & Retention Committee Co-Secretaries below for call-in information.

Mission: Develop projects and programs that aid in the recruitment and retention of junior officers in the United States Public Health Service.

The JOAG Recruitment and Retention (R&R) Committee supports the overall Public Health Service recruiting mission. This is accomplished by supporting a variety of subcommittees with diverse roles and objectives, collaborating with the Commissioned Corps Headquarters Recruitment Branch, and promoting additional recruitment and retention programs as developed by committee members.

R&R Committee Goals:

  • Provide advice and consultation to the Surgeon General and other Corps entities on issues affecting junior officers.
  • Support the initiatives of the Surgeon General.
  • Serve as resource and support network for junior officers.
  • Foster the development of junior officers by providing leadership opportunities and promoting professional development and high standards of officership.
  • Increase visibility of the Corps.

Please contact the R&R Co-Chairs listed below if you would like more information or how to become involved.

2022-2023 Recruitment and Retention Committee Executive Team

Roles Name Category Agency/OPDIV
Co-Chair (VM) LCDR Joshua Caulder THER BOP
Co-Chair (VM) LCDR Adam Loyson PHARM BOP
Co-Secretary LCDR Jerome Simpson HSO FDA
Co-Secretary LT Eric Mangahis EHO CMS
EC Liaison (VM) LCDR Jackeline Rodriguez NURSE CMS
Strategic Planning & SOP Liaison LCDR Brad Rocco PHARM BOP
Website Coordinator LCDR Chung Cho HSO FDA

2022-2023 Recruitment and Retention Subcommittee Leads
Roles Name Category Agency/OPDIV
Co-Lead, COSTEP Connection LCDR Huan Tran PHARM FDA
Co-Lead, COSTEP Connection LCDR David Bye PHARM FDA
Co-Lead, Publications LT Pamela Reid PHARM BOP
Co-Lead, Publications LTJG Jasmine Morgan NURSE VA
Retention LT Kayla Clare PHARM BOP
Retention LT Tianah Allen PHARM BOP
Social Media LCDR Maria Doran THER BOP
Social Media LT Jamiko Cooper HSO ASPR
Transitional Assistance Program LCDR Rhondie Tait SCI USCG
Transitional Assistance Program CDR David Lowe  HSO BOP

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