- INSIDE ATHLETICS
- FOR THE STUDENTS
Welcome to the Student Athlete Advisory Committee
Advisors: Bill Wnek, Associate Director of Athletics; Lauren Connolly, Assistant Director of Compliance
Co-Presidents: Joe Fletcher, Senior, Men's Lacrosse; Thruman Van Riper, Senior, Men's Soccer
Vice President of Operations: Colleen Folan, Junior, Women's Soccer
Director of Service: Marissa Buccellato, Senior, Women's Track & Field
Director of Media: Justin Ward, Senior, Men's Lacrosse
Director of Policy: Brendan McGann, Junior, Men's Swimming & Diving
Loyola University Maryland Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Governing Document
Section I: Mission Statement
We, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee Members of Loyola University Maryland, are dedicated to providing a forum of communication between intercollegiate athletes and the athletic administration, to encouraging unity between and among the teams, to promoting support for the Loyola University Maryland Athletic Program throughout the campus and local community through community service and outreach, and to unselfishly consider the needs of our team and the needs of our fellow student athletes when they arise.
Section II: Membership
A. Any student athlete can become a member of SAAC.
a. Promote a positive student-athlete image.
Section III: President
Serve as the leaders of SAAC and the overall representative of the organization to the Athletic Department.
A. Office of the President
a. Both Presidents will serve for the entire academic year.
i. Each President must be a representative of two different seasons.
b. The President will be selected by the majority vote of the outgoing Presidents and the Vice President of Operations.
i. In order to be considered for the office of the President, an athlete must have been a member of SAAC for a full academic year.
B. Role of the President
a. Act as the representative between SAAC and the Athletic Department.
Section IV: Vice President of Operations
Serves as the direct assistant to the Office of the President as well as handling all matters of internal organization.
A. Office of the Vice President of Operations
a. The Vice President will serve for the entire academic year.
i. In order to be considered for the office of Vice President, an athlete must have been a member of SAAC for a full academic year.
B. Role of the Vice President of Operations
a. Prepare a schedule of upcoming meetings to be distributed to the SAAC members.
Section V: Directors
The Directors serve as representatives of the Executive Leadership and the organization as a whole in coordinating projects, media, and policy.
A. Office of the Directors
a. Any of the Directors will serve for the entire academic year.
i. In order to be considered for the office of Director, an athlete must have been a member of SAAC for a full academic year.
B. Role of the Director of Service
a. Generate ideas of service projects for SAAC to sponsor throughout all of athletics.
C. Role of the Director of Media
a. Collaborate with the Sports Information Director to update the SAAC website and other forms of media.
D. Role of the Director of Policy
a. Serve as a nonvoting member of the Student Government Association Senate.