Our 2023-2024 Officers
Aaron Fintz is a third-year Business Administration student. He joined Habitat to give back to his community. He enjoys lifting, basketball and cooking on his free time. He is also involved in JSU, HLC, and works at a Hebrew School.
Vice President of Administration
Vishnu is currently a second-year Economics & Philosophy major with a minor in Urban and Regional Planning on the pre-law track. He joined Habitat because he's passionate about housing policy and affordability through his work with YIMBY Action, and Habitat is a tangible way he can put his time and energy directly towards affordable housing. Outside of Habitat, he's also a Legal Intern for YIMBY Law, a Florida Cicerone, and a Lead at Gainesville is for People. In his free time, he loves to go swimming, work out, and hangout with friends.
Co-Vice President of Builds
Ben is a third-year biology major with a minor in nutritional sciences. He joined habitat for humanity because of its cause as he finds helping families build places that they can later call homes to be the most impactful thing he can do for his community. As for interests, Ben enjoys lifting weights, playing soccer, and fixing things. He looks forward to a meaningful year helping families with UF Habitat.
Co-Vice President of Builds
Nathan is a third-year Mechanical Engineering major with a focus in Biomechanics specifically. He joined Habitat in order to gain new skills and become more connected to the Gainesville community. In his free time, he spends most of time playing bass for the awesome band Mike & The Nerve
Kyla is a second-year accounting student and is also pursuing a minor in Sociology of Social Justice and Policy. In the future, she hopes to obtain her Masters and later a CPA. She joined Habitat for Humanity in order to create positive change in the community and loves spending time outside.
Chloe Venter is a fourth-year microbiology and cell sciences major. She joined habitat because she's been very active in it since high school and finds the volunteering very rewarding. Advocating for affordable housing is something she is passionate about and she loves how habitat is able to provide that for Alachua county residents. Outside of habitat she loves hiking, spending time at the beach, and playing acoustic guitar.
Jordyn is a fourth-year student from Sarasota, FL majoring in public relations. She joined UF Habitat for Humanity as a fun way to reduce the stress of classes that also helps her community and its members at the same time. As the event coordinator, she hopes to spread the vision and mission of Habitat for Humanity through community engagement events. In her free time, Jordyn enjoys photography and exploring nature parks.
Ryan is a fourth-year biology major from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. He was introduced to habitat by a friend and loved the builds and the cause. Ryan enjoys lifting weights, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.
Adelle is a fourth-year studying Interior Design. She joined Habitat for the hands-on volunteer work and community. Her favorite parts of Habitat are the builds and social events. Her favorite hobbies are SCUBA diving and boating/fishing. You can often find her DIYing, thrifting, hanging out with friends, or lifting in the gym.
Spencer is a fourth-year Industrial Engineering major also minoring in Computer Science. He originally joined Habitat because he loved building things, and Habitat gave him a way to do that while also helping out the community. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, rock climbing, and learning new skills.
Anthony Rodriguez Pesci
Anthony is a grad student studying organic chemistry. He originally joined habitat to get my service hours but stayed for the people and the opportunity to contribute something good into the world. Some of his interests include playing guitar, singing karaoke, going out with friends and playing soccer.
Diego Santos Gonzalez
Diego is a second-year computer science major. He joined Habitat for Humanity because of his sister and immediately fell in love with the mission and its impact on the local community. In his free time, Diego enjoys Olympic weightlifting and cooking.
Austin is a senior from Navarre, FL majoring in Civil engineering, specifically interested in sewer systems. In his free time, he goes to the gym, plays intramurals, and camping. Austin enjoys Habitat for the builds and is an active participant in the intramural teams.