How do I become a member of the IHSAA Student Advisory Committee?


Principals and/or Athletic Directors can access the IHSAA Student Advisory Committee nomination form on their IHSAA Portal. Any IHSAA member school can nominate one rising Junior to be a member of the 2022 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee. The application link will be open to Athletic Directors in January 2022. Twenty candidates will be interviewed for the nine available positions. Interviews are conducted at the IHSAA Office in Indianapolis.


2021-22 Student Advisory Committee

• Ava Ray, Franklin Community
• Georgia Gray, Fort Wayne Canterbury
• Keegan Kaiser, Floyd Central
• Olivia Yager, Rushville Consolidated
• Raef Sauer, Center Grove
• Rudy Branstetter, Connersville
• Timothy Weeks, Eastern (Greentown)
• Will Retherford, Elwood Community
• Amajanea Whitt, Fort Wayne Wayne

• Stella Lewellen, Indianapolis George Washington
• Tymon Ferguson, Columbus North
• Dray Caldwell, Yorktown
• Kendall Cash, Perry Central
• Riley Broshears, Evansville Central
• Norah Quirk, Muncie Central
• Will Favorite, South Bend Adams
• Ellie Jones, Plymouth
• Braylee Brown, North Vermillion

How long is the term of service?

It is a two year commitment.

What is the Student Advisory Committee make-up?

The IHSAA Student Advisory Committee will be composed of 18 members. Membership from each of the 3 districts will be the following:

  • 9 seniors
  • 9 juniors
  • At least 1 student representing each of the four classes
  • At least 2 student representing each of three districts
  • At least 2 “minority” representatives
  • At least 1 “urban school” representative
  • At least 1 “private school” representative

What are the responsibilities of the position?

  • Attend four meetings per year
  • Attend Annual Fall Retreat
  • Attend an IHSAA State Championship during each season (fall, winter, and spring)
  • In addition, attend Football and Basketball State Championships
  • Plan and attend a Fall Area Student Meeting
  • Plan and attend the annual IHSAA Student Leadership Conference