Executive Council

Samantha Kamineni



Samantha Kamineni is serving as the President for the 2023-2024 year and is a senior at Enloe High School, aspiring to be a dermatologist. What originated as an outlet to explore her interests in the medical field through competitive events, like Creative Problem Solving, has unfolded to be a supportive community of future-health professionals.  She is grateful for the new perspectives she has gained, and inspired by the creativity and courage that all NC HOSA members possess. As she grows as a leader, she hopes to empower members to hone their individuality and compassion. She is beyond honored to serve as your president and looks forward to connecting with members of NC HOSA, and witnessing how we will go beyond all limits!


“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, then you are an excellent leader” - Dolly Parton

Abby Epperson



Piedmont Triad Region/Southwest Region State Officer

Abby Epperson serves North Carolina HOSA as President-Elect for the 2023-2024 academic year. Currently attending Mount Airy High School, Abby is a junior and has been an active HOSA member for over five years. Abby has plans to become a nurse practitioner with specialities in obstetrics and gynecology. Abby joined HOSA as a sixth grade student and instantly knew that healthcare was her calling. Abby aspires to find more opportunities for NC HOSA members to grow as healthcare professionals. Abby has competed and participated in many HOSA supported service opportunities and Abby feels that this work drives her purpose. Aside from HOSA, Abby is an avid volleyball player, impeccable cook, and diligent student. Abby is extremely excited to work with Team 48 to motivate all NC HOSA members to go “Beyond All Limits!” 


 “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” -John Maxwell

Mansi Goyal



Mansi Goyal serves North Carolina HOSA as Post-secondary & Collegiate Vice President for the 2023-2024 academic year. Mansi is a freshman at UNC-Chapel Hill and plans to double major in Biology and Nursing along with a minor in Language Studies. Mansi feels that healthcare should be holistic and with that, she hopes to become a Cardiothoracic Heart Surgeon who cares and interacts with her patients. Mansi joined HOSA during her freshman year at Enloe High School and competed in various events throughout her time. HOSA inspired Mansi to become CNA Certified, where she practices in Raleigh, NC. Mansi deems HOSA a catalyst that enabled her actions to stride forward with confidence on her chosen career pathway. She strives to share sparks of inspiration and help members explore and find their paths in the growing healthcare field. She is honored to serve you on Team 48 and help turn more dreams into attainable realities through NC HOSA.


"The distance between dreams and reality is action." - Unknown

Anya Trivedi



North Central Region/Sandhills Region State Officer

Anya Trivedi serves North Carolina HOSA as the 2023-2024 Vice President. Stepping into her junior year at Wake Early College High School, Anya is passionate about a career in surgical oncology. Anya joined HOSA as a freshman and has been eager to find a community of members dedicated to service. Anya is committed to building connections and working ardently to implement HOSA’s beliefs and core values among her peers. Anya has competed in Health Informatics and the Healthcare Issues Exam which taught her diligence and commitment. Continuously motivated by the dedication of the members, she aspires to enable each individual to communicate their purpose. Anya is grateful for the opportunity to serve on Team 48 and is thrilled to encourage each member to find their passion within NC HOSA!


“The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… out of discord, harmony… and out of difficulty, opportunity.” - Albert Einstein

Paytyn Barker



Northwest Region/Western Region State Officer

Paytyn Barker serves North Carolina HOSA as the 2023-2024 Secretary. She is currently a junior at Cherokee High School in the Western region of North Carolina. Paytyn looks forward to serving NC HOSA and enhancing her leadership skills by collaborating with Team 48 and making new connections. What Paytyn loves most about HOSA is the opportunities of growth as an individual and future healthcare professional. 


”I cannot do all the good the world needs but the world needs all the good that I can do.” -Jana Standfield