Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)


2016-17 Sweet Briar Athletics SAAC

Cross Country: Jessie Melrose, Lydia Gillicksen
Field Hockey: Kierstan Mullins, Rachel Rogers
Golf: Rebecca Parrish
Tennis: Gina Rutledge, AJ Lukanuski
Softball: Amanda Terry, Taylor Fischer
Lacrosse: Kiley Jolicoeur, Victoria Lawson
Swimming: Claire Zak, Brianna Garcia
Soccer: Caroline Thomas, Courtney Nelson
President:  Claire Zak
Acting VP:  Gina Rutledge
Treasurer:  Caroline Thomas
Secretary:  TBD

 

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is made up of student-athlete representatives. Our purpose is to promote and aid communication between student-athletes, administration, and the Sweet Briar community. We also strongly promote and support athletics on campus while serving as mentors to student-athletes.

SAAC meets twice a month throughout the year. Meetings are open to all student-athletes who wish to attend.

Sweet Briar College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee's Constitution and Bylaws

ARTICLE 1: Name
The Name of this organization will be the "Student-Athlete Advisory Committee."

ARTICLE 2: Purposes
The purposes of this Committee are:
(a)    To promote communication between athletics administration and student-athletes
(b)    To provide feedback and insight into athletics department issues
(c)    To build a sense of community within the athletics program involving all athletics teams
(d)    To promote a positive student-athlete image on campus
(e)    To generate a student-athlete voice within the campus athletics department formulation of policies
(f)    To disseminate information
(g)    To create a vehicle for student-athlete representation on campus-wide committees
(h)    To act as student-athlete mentors
(i)    To educate the student body and promote a healthy lifestyle

ARTICLE 3: Fundamental Policy
SAAC is a committee made up of Student-athlete representatives. Our purpose is to promote and aid communication between student-athletes, administration, and the Sweet Briar community. We also strongly promote and support athletics on campus while serving as mentors to student-athletes.

Bylaws

ARTICLE 1: Membership
1.1    Composition
The SAAC committee will consist of one team or coach selected member from each varsity team. The member may be from any class standing.

1.2    Duties and Responsibilities
Members will serve as a vehicle between the committee and her team. They will bring concerns and ideas from the team to the committee and/or administration.

1.2.1 The committee will meet two times a month. Additional meeting s will be scheduled when necessary. Executive officers (i.e. President and/or Vice President) will determine meeting times.

1.2.2 Attendance is mandatory. All absences must be cleared through the secretary. If a member has more than two un-excused absences, a new representative will be chosen.

ARTICLE 3: Advisors
There will be one advisor to the SAAC.