Student-Athlete Advisory Committees

A student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations and polices that affect student-athletes' lives on NCAA member institution campuses.

Presently, there are separate national SAACs for NCAA Divisions I, II and III. NCAA legislation mandates that all member institutions have SAACs on their respective campuses. Further, NCAA legislation requires that all member conferences have SAACs.

"The mission of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image."

Click here to view the SAAC Constitution (.doc)

Next meeting date: 
April 4, 2014
*All regularly scheduled meetings are at 12:00 p.m. and last no longer than an hour.
Meetings will be held every other week.

Spring 2014 SAAC Representatives

President Carolyn Schafer
Vice President -
Secretary Kayle Sexton
MIAA Representatives Sarah Macius
  Kaitlin Teichman (Pres.)
SGA Representative Janice Heffernan
SAB Representative -
Basketball Krista Knapke
  Sarah Macius
Cross Country Samee Chittenden

Allie Danhof
Golf Alexi Bown
  Janice Heffernan
Lacrosse Kristen Whalen
  Emilie Vanneste
Soccer Rachel Schulte
  Kathryn Lueking
Softball Maria Roberts
  Callie Selner
Tennis Shannon Elliott
  Jackie Kjolhede
Volleyball Meredith Mersits
  Kati Schneider