University of the Ozarks student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) is a committee made up of student-athletes whose responsibility is to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The committee also offers input to the NCAA on the rules, regulations and polices that affect student-athletes' lives at Ozarks. SAAC regularly volunteers for a variety of community service projects, including the Special Olympics, and participates in a number of on-campus activities.

2016-2017 Officers
President: Layne Garcia
Vice President: Clay Conley
Treasurer: Stephanie Alderson
Secretary: Hailey Bromley
SAAC Advisor: Frances Mills (Cheer/STUNT)



2016-2017 Representatives:
Men’s Soccer:
Nick Johnson
Manny Torres

Women’s Soccer:
Falon Hanson
Chance Koy

Men’s Cross Country:
Jonathon Wood

Women’s Cross Country:
Stephanie Alderson
Hannah Smith

Men's Basketball:
Clay Conley

Women’s Basketball:
Karlee Henson
Sarah Scroggins

Jacob Sherrill

Jasmine Rosales
Brandi Fischer

Jesus Arredondo
Arielle Burfine

Michael Justice
Alex Smith
Jake Smith

Kristen Shavers
Brooklyn Keeling

Men’s Tennis:
Dillion Murray
Cole Lankford

Women’s Tennis:
Imani Doyle
Karlee Hart

Special Advisors:
Joe Scott
Haley Dellis  

SAAC Mission Statement
The mission of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image.