Student Affairs Committee


The Student Affairs Committee consists of eleven members:

  • three faculty members
  • one P&A staff
  • four students
  • one USA staff
  • and two ex officio non-voting members
    • the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or his/her designee
    • the Director of Student Activities


The Student Affairs Committee develops, reviews, and recommends policy for student activities and services, such as housing, health, food, athletics, financial aid, campus events, and student behavior. It has the power to grant recognition to student organizations and to approve their constitutions and by-laws, as well as to review and approve subsequent amendments. It provides for the enforcement of procedures and regulations to maintain appropriate standards of conduct within the student community. It develops and implements rules and procedures for all campus-wide student elections.

—from the UMM Constitution and By-Laws


  • Stephen Carey, chair (1st term 2016-19)
  • Dan Demetriou (1st term 2015-18, sabbatical)
  • Zack Mensinger (sabbatical replacement, Dan Demetriou)
  • Kerry Michael (1st term 2016-19)


  • Ryan Schamp (1st term 2016-19)


  • Janine Teske (1st term 2015-18)


  • Maija Kittleson Wikler (1st term 2016-17)
  • Jeremy Sloneker (1st term 2016-17)
  • Maggie Elinson (1st term 2016-17)
  • to be determined

Ex officio

  • Sandy Olson-Loy (Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs)
  • Dave Swenson (Director, Student Activities)