STAFF

For general inquiries, please email: msa@umn.edu and your message will be routed to the appropriate staff member. 
For media inquiries, please email Shelby Jacobson: jaco2655@umn.edu

lEADERSHIP TEAM

Amy Ma

President

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Vice President

Vice President

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INTERNAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

Sakshi Aul

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Chief of Staff to the President

Daniel Akah

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Chief of Staff to the Vice President

Lauren Meyers

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Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Buck

Grants Officer

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FORUM BOARD

Gurty Johal

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Speaker of Forum

Jack Flom

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MSA Representative to the Student Senate Consultative Committee

Andy Knuppel

Ranking At-Large Representative

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Morgan McElroy

Ranking Voting Member

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GOVERNMENT & lEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

Bri Sislo-Schutta

Government & Legislative Affairs Director

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Rose Lloyd

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Deputy Government & Legislative Affairs Director

SAM PARMEKAR

State Coordinator

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Grace Johnson

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Local Coordinator

Abdul Mohamed

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Federal Coordinator 

REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS

Jael Kerandi

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Ranking Representative to the Board of Regents

RODRIGO TOJO GARCIA

Representative to the Board of Regents

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TASK FORCES

Kyle Sorbe

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Basic Needs Task Force Chair

Lucie Allen

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Sexual Assault Task Force Chair

COMMITTEE DIRECTORS

Matthew Croft

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Academic Affairs Committee Director

Margaux Granath

Campus Life Committee Director

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Mustafa Ali

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Director

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Governess Simpson

Health & Wellness Committee Director

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Nikhil Kumaran

Infrastructure Committee Director

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Madeline Miller

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Sustainability Committee Director

OUTREACH

Shamis Mohamud

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Outreach Coordinator

ANJUM SHAIK

Outreach Coordinator

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research and data

Samantha Johnson

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Research and Data Team Lead

Shivansh Pandey

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Research and Data Coordinator

Membership coordinators

Kali Hickman

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First-Year Engagement Coordinator

Jade Grippe

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Membership Coordinator

COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

Shelby Jacobson

Communications Director

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Emily Cash

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Communications Coordinator

Ryan Odeja

Social Media Manager

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Megan Connor

Graphic Designer

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office hours

All MSA staff are required to hold weekly office hours in our office, Memorial Union 202. Office hours not only allow for increased collaboration and productivity, but they also allow a time for any undergraduate student to meet with their student representatives.


We encourage you to come in with any concerns, ideas, or comments you may have!

To learn when a specific staff member will be in the office, contact them using the emails listed above. 

Minnesota Student Association 

300 Washington Avenue S.E.

Minneapolis, MN 55455

msa@umn.edu