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 Katy Briggs: brigg194@umn.edu

lEADERSHIP TEAM

MINA KIAN

President

JAEL KERANDI

she/her/hers

Vice President

INTERNAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

LAUREN MEYERS

she/her/hers

Chief of Staff to the President

JUAN MANTILLA

he/him/his

Chief of Staff to the Vice President

ADAM LELIGDON

he/him/his

Chief Financial Officer

TAYLOR LARICK

he/him/his

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

SAMUEL ROSBOROUGH

Grants Officer

FORUM BOARD

JANET NGUYEN

she/her/hers

Speaker of Forum

BRIGGS TOPLE

he/him/his

MSA Representative to the Student Senate Consultative Committee

APOSTOLOS KOTSOLIS

Ranking At-Large Representative

GOVERNMENT & lEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

JUDE GOOSSENS

Government & Legislative Affairs Director

BRI SISLO-SCHUTTA

she/her/hers

Deputy Government & Legislative Affairs Director

SAM PARMEKAR

State Coordinator

BECCA COWIN

she/her/hers

Local Coordinator

REPRESENTATIVES TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS

AUSTIN KRAFT

he/him/his

Ranking Representative to the Board of Regents

RODRIGO TOJO GARCIA

Representative to the Board of Regents

TASK FORCES

ARSHIA HUSSAIN

she/her/hers

Non-Citizen & Immigrant Task Force Chair

GURTY JOHAL

she/her/hers

Sexual Assault Task Force Chair

COMMITTEE DIRECTORS

CALISTA MATEUSZCZYK

she/her/hers

Academic Affairs Committee Director

LEVI O'TOOL

he/him/his

Campus Life Committee Director

LUBNA MOHAMED ABDIRAHMAN

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Director

she/her/hers

SARAH JASA

Health & Wellness Committee Director

ARLETH PULIDO-NAVA

Infrastructure Committee Director

MEGAN CONNOR

she/her/hers

Sustainability Committee Director

OUTREACH

ANJUM SHAIK

Outreach Coordinator

SOPHIE ZIELKE

she/her/hers

Outreach Coordinator

research and data

EMILIA JANIK

she/her/hers

Research and Data Coordinator

intern coordinators

RACHEL ARON

they/them/theirs

Intern Coordinator

MEARA CLINE

she/her/hers

Intern Coordinator

COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

KATY BRIGGS

Communications Director

UJ BHOWMIK

she/her/hers

Communications Team Member

ELIZABETH ABLER

Communications Team Member

CHERI WANG

Graphic Designer

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