Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Your 2013-14 SAAC Committee:

Dakota Shelton         President

Javier Krumm           Athletic Department Rep.
Kristine Barker         Advancement Department Rep.
TBA                          SALSU Rep.
Michael Gonzalez    Baseball
Marquis Kidd           Baseball
CJ Goldsmith           Men's Basketball
TBA                         Men's Basketball
Victoria Lowe           Women's Basketball
Shelby Madigan       Women's Basketball
Aleena Bahling        Softball
Lindsay Sleigh         Softball
Monique Villasenor  Softball
Dakota Shelton        Soccer
Sid Dube                  Soccer
Colleen Stafford       Volleyball
Sasha Birt-Moody    Volleyball
La Sierra University - Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)

Mission Statement:

The mission the La Sierra University's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is to strive for a positive and beneficial student-athlete experience on campus and in the community.  We promote a positive student-athlete image by demonstrating servant leadership, sportsmanship, respect, and integrity.


1.      Promote communication between Athletics Administration to Student-Athletes

2.      Promote communication between Athletics Department to University administration

3.      Circulate crucial information

4.      Bringing together all athletic teams

5.      Campus support

6.      Organize community service efforts

7.      Promote a positive student-athlete image both on campus and in community

8.      Promote NAIA Character of Champions

2012-13 SAAC Goals

a.       Promote SAAC

b.      Increase attendance at athletic events (especially dorm involvement)

c.       Community Service (at least once a month or every other month)

Membership:  Each team should have 1-2 reps

a.      Must be a student-athlete

b.      Obtain at least minimum GPA requirement of 2.3

c.       Coach approved/elected

d.      Responsible and motivated

e.      Any member of any team may come to any meeting if they so choose, but they do not have the power to vote

f.        Membership shall not be denied to any student on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

Member Duties

a.      Attend all meetings and events

                   i.      Members may only miss meetings for: competition, class, illness, & finals

                   ii.      Must let the Advisor know if you cannot attend a meeting/events

b.      At all times, SAAC members must keep their teams educated about relevant issues discussed during SAAC meetings.

c.       Must act as leaders and liaisons within their teams