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Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Mission Statement

"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."


Meeting Times and Locations 


Board Members

Advisor: Angelina Arreola Athletics
President: Miles Tsujimoto Baseball
Vice President: Carly Condon Softball
Secretary Makinna Posada Women's Soccer/T&F
Treasurer: Sienna Kendricks Softball
Social Media: Bailey Kurahashi Women's Basketball
The Jungle: Evan Gustafson Men's Basketball


Athletic Training



 Miles Tsujimoto

 Brenden Bergen

 Jacob Benson

Men's Basketball

 Evan Gustafson

Women's Basketball

 Bailey Kurahashi

Men's Cross Country 

 Marcelo Arcos

 Joel Reyes

 Samuel Johnny

Women's Cross Country

 Jealee Hubbard

 Ashley Garnica


 Josh Evans

 Zane Munsinger

 James Gonsalves

 Mason Thomas

Men's Golf

 Aaron DiGiamarino

 Conner Davis

Men's Golf 

 Kirsten Contreras

Men's Soccer 

 Jack Kolodge

 Fernando Vaca

Women's Soccer 

 Makinna Posada

 Katie Obregon

 Carly Condon

 Sienna Kendricks

Swimming and Diving               Ashley Bennett

Men's Track and Field 

 Kyle Ambat

 Joshua Francis

Women's Track and Field 

 Dreama Gonzalez

 Catalina Lee Kim

 Jessica Portillo



 Rex Sample

 Joey Sabers

Men's Water Polo  Bryan Jimenez 
Women's Water Polo

 Jasmine Bustamante

Current Projects and Goals

  1. Make Barbara's Place and Davenport more athlete friendly by increasing the number of hours they are open, as well as by serving an increased number of healthy food options. 
  2. Create a business plan and raise money to purchase a marquee for outside the Athletic Pavilion that will keep students, faculty, staff, and visitors up to date on what is happening within the athletic community.  
  3. Gain priority registration for athletes, or make it so that class and practice conflict issues happen less frequently for student-athletes.  
  4. Create a campus that is more supportive of athletes and athletic programs, as well as create a more prominent school spirit atmosphere. 
  5. Help publicize all sporting events through the use of print media (posters), as well as social media.
  6. Flood the La Verne campus with spirit shirts that support ULV athletics.  

Recent Events and Projects

• On March 5, the SAAC volunteered at the softball team's Playing for Heroes doubleheader against Whittier. The student-athletes worked concessions sold bingo cards and t-shirts to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

• On March 29, our student-athletes volunteered at Sultana Elementary's kick-off testing assembly. They discussed with the students the parallels between preparing and competing as an athlete and taking the state test.

• The SAAC has also used some of its ASULV fuding to create and print an athletics calendar that was distributed around campus and in the local businesses.

Upcoming Events

• April 9 - The SAAC will have a booth at the Spotlight Club Fair in hopes to encourage and answer any questions prospective students might have about athletics or about life at ULV

 April 30 - The SAAC will be hosting a snack-bar at the softball double header in hopes to raise money for upcoming projects that support ULV athletics

• SAAC is currently in the process of planning an It's On Us event during the end of April in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. During this event SAAC will be passing out free t-shirts to the ULV student body (on a first-come first-serve basis). There will also be refreshments and an online pledge that students will be encouraged to sign. More information will be provided on our social media pages

Meeting Minutes

January 2016

February 2016

March 2016