Our Program Staff

Photo of the Rural Health Services Corps staff

Julie Pitts

Haley Desilet
Assistant Director

Alexis Sankofa
Program Coordinator

Supporting Staff

JAck Salo

Interim Executive Director
Rural Health Network Serving South Central New York

Melissa Sumpter 

 Administrative Associate
Rural Health Network Serving South Central New York


Successful applicants (minimum age 18) will demonstrate the following proficiencies and values:

  • An interest in, and commitment to, health and/or rural communities and people
  • Evidence of current and/or past volunteer service activities
  • Communication skills, including writing and verbal communication with clarity and accuracy
  • Self direction: Members must be self-directed and show evidence of their ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents, clear a National Service Criminal History Check, and have their high school diploma or GED