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 2021 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee. The application link will be open to Athletic Directors in January 2021. Twenty candidates will be interviewed for the nine available positions. Interviews are conducted at the IHSAA Office in Indianapolis.


2020-21 Student Advisory Committee

Seniors:• Brooke Comer, North Harrison
• Brookelyn Brown, North Vermillion
• Ethan Keehn, Lake Station Edison
• Brynn Urban, Fishers
• Leyton Czarnecki, LaVille
• Graham Siefker, LaPorte
• Gracie Madison, Barr-Reeve
• Claire Shine, Mishawaka
• Elizabeth Steinhart, Mt. Vernon (Posey)

• 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

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