NDSA business is conducted through four different facets. First, the General Assembly, chaired by the President, consists of the entire delegation discussing. In addition to the General Assembly, delegates have the option to attend one of three committees meetings, each chaired by one of the Vice Presidents.
Internal Affairs Committee (IAC)
The Internal Affairs Committee operates on important functions of the NDSA. The academic year’s budget, approval of expenditures, and changes to the NDSA’s Bylaws and Policies are encompassed in the function of this committee.
Chair: Gina Burtness (VP-FO)
State Legislative Affairs Committee (SLAC)
State Legislative Affairs Committee is dedicated to advancing the student voice via lobbying. In this committee, they determine what issues are most beneficial and important to the future of students statewide. The committee has worked on legislative based action regarding the topics of campus safety, gender inclusion, non-discrimination, curriculum content, and numerous other topics related to higher education policy.
Chair: Rylee Lindemann (VP-Gov)
Student Affairs Committee (SAC)
The Student Affairs Committee works on general issues that impact students. The committee has worked on issues regarding student data privacy, behavioral health, diversity & inclusion, and numerous other topics of student interest. SAC has also been a catalyst in implementing the Green Bandana Project on NDUS campuses.
Chair: Precious Dada (VP-Comm)