Executive Board

Leonardo Thome

Leonardo Thome

President, School of Divinity
leoncor@mail.regent.edu

Leo was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a second year graduate in the School of Divinity pursuing a M.A. in Practical Theology with an emphasis in Intercultural Studies. He has had the opportunity to travel overseas several times for missions - his greatest passion. He has served in different ministries in the areas of evangelism and discipleship. As the president of the Council of Graduate Students, Leo's vision for the graduate student body is for revival.


Julian Heath

Julian Heath

Vice President, School of Psychology & Counseling
julihea@mail.regent.edu

Julian Henry Heath was born and raised in the city of Macon, GA and is the youngest of seven siblings. To date, he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Middle Georgia State University, and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. He is currently attending Regent University's Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Health Psychology, and now serves as a new COGS Senator for the school of Psychology and Counselling for the 2015 year. He has worked as a counselor, psychometrician, and instructor for the last five years. He currently holds a license as a Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia and works as an online instructor of Psychology for Middle Georgia State University.


Jahmeel Powers

Jahmeel Powers

Secretary, School of Communication & the Arts
jahmpow@mail.regent.edu

Jahmeel Powers was born and raised in Michigan! He spent most of his life in MI, and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Theatre Arts from Eastern Michigan University in 2013. Post Graduation, he has had a rather active career in the arts; working for such Professional institutions as the Performance Network Theatre, Walt Disney World, and most recently Heartwood Regional Theatre. He is currently pursuing his Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting, with a concentration in Directing here at Regent University. He is an Avid fan and student of Improv Comedy, and can be seen as a member of Regent's Varsity Improv Players, and plays for Comedysportz Detroit when he's back in Michigan! He is thankful to be a ambassador for students, and looks forward to his experience servings as a COGS member!


Ivan Papish

Ivan Papish

Treasurer, School of Business & Leadership
ivanpap@mail.regent.edu

Ivan Papish is originally from Ukraine. Ivan is working on his MBA at the Regent University School of Business and Leadership. In 2002 he graduated from the Academy of Customs Services in Ukraine with a BA in Economics (specializing in accounting and audit). After graduation, for over nine years Ivan worked at a Government management position in Ukraine. Since 2005 Ivan have been actively involved in the development and management of the Christian Center of Entrepreneurship Development in Ukraine. Ivan worked a few years as a missionary with International Christian organization Youth With A Mission (YWAM), where he also finished a couple of Christian schools. Currently Ivan is working as an Accounting Assistant at CBN International. Ivan is looking forward to using his experience in serving the student body of Regent.