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 2019 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee. The application link will be open to Athletic Directors in January 2019. Twenty candidates will be interviewed for the nine available positions. Interviews are conducted at the IHSAA Office in Indianapolis.

Student Advisory Committee 2018-19

Caroline Cherry (President), Bloomington North 
Carmen Johnson (Vice President), Monrovia
Andrew Walkowski, South Bend Riley
Benjamin Vanderwall, North Newton
Caitlyn Reynolds, Springs Valley
Refik Dogruyol, Fort Wayne Wayne
Makinzi Meurer, North Knox
Kye Barrett, Mooresville
CeCe Robinson, Plymouth

Grant McAtee, Castle
Emma-Kate Moore, Knightstown
Clay Campbell, Jimtown
Abby Bannon, Crawfordsville
Tom Newton, Harrison-West Lafayette
Savannah Strieter, Evansville North
Edreece Redmond, Chatard
Lydia Laker, Franklin Central
Silas Allred, Shenandoah

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