SWAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

As the voice of the student-athletes of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, it is the mission of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee to foster academic achievement, encourage community service involvement, enhance the total student-athlete experience and build campus and community relationships.

The purpose of the SWAC SAAC is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image. To this end, through the orderly establishment and enforcement of legislation, the committee aims:
a. To encourage sound academic practices for student-athletes,
b. To represent SWAC student-athletes on the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
c. To actively participate in the governance of the Southwestern Athletic Conference
d. To provide leadership and a voice in the development of public attitudes toward intercollegiate athletics generally,
e. To promote student-athlete participation in the legislative process
f. To address the future needs of the Southwestern Athletic Conference in a spirit of cooperation and mutual benefit of the member institutions
g. To stimulate good sportsmanship
h. To garner the support of athletics administrators, coaches and staff on initiatives important to student-athletes.

SAAC Constitution and Bylaws (PDF)

2016-2017 SAAC Officers 

President Ashley Forman, Alabama A&M University (Women's Volleyball)
Vice President Bianca Vigliante, Mississippi Valley State University (Women's Soccer)
Secretary Crayton Johnson, Prairie View A&M University (Men's Track & Field)
Parliamentarian Adriana Trevino, Texas Southern University (Women's Golf)
National SAAC Representative  William Brown, Prairie View A&M University (Men's Golf)


2016-2017 SWAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Advisors

Alabama A&M     Waylon Sims
Alabama State     Damien Readus
Alcorn State     Lljuna Weir
Grambling State     Sharon Perkins & Wanda Currie 
Jackson State     Jason Cable
Mississippi State      Chenee Williams 
Prairie View      Alicia Pete 
Southern       Pamela Smith 
Texas Southern      Adenah Pooler 
Arkansas Pine-Bluff      Alyse Wells-Kilbert 

2016-2017 SWAC Student-Athlete Advisory Conference Liaisons

NCAA Division I SAAC Representative     Susan Peal
Conference Liaison      Wes Crockett
Associate Commissioner      Edgar Gantt 

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