This special group of SAA members serves as official University hosts for alumni and plans all SAA events. You must be a current SAA member to apply.
|2018-19 Task Force Members|
Position: Vice President of Membership and Alumni Relations
Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Cellular Biology
Hometown: Anthem, Arizona
Favorite Quote: "I loved history because to me, history was like watching a movie." — Quentin Tarantino
Fun Fact: I traveled to 11 states this summer.
Position: Mentor and Mentee's Chair
Favorite Quote: "The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all."
Fun Fact: I have never left the United States.
Major: Finance and Physiology
Hometown: Flagstaff, Arizona
Favorite Quote: "Make yourself worse off in the short run, so that you can be better off in the long run."
Fun Fact: I'm sponsored by Optimum Nutrition and will be around campus with samples all year!
Major: Retailing and Consumer Science
Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, California
Favorite Quote: "Your mountain is waiting so get on your way."
Fun Fact: I love to travel and I'm close to visiting all 50 states. It's also a dream of mine to own my own business.
Position: Social Cats and Student Engagement Co-Chair
Major: College of Nursing: Pre-Nursing
Hometown: Chandler, Arizona
Favorite Quote: "Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude." — Denis Waitley
Fun Fact: My favorite animal is a cow.
Major: Psychological Science or Psychology
Favorite Quote: "The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else's highlight reel." — Steven Furtick
Fun Fact: My nickname in middle school used to be "Heinz Ketchup" because my last name is "Hynes".
Position: Parade Float Chair
Major: General Studies
Favorite Quote: "A mind needs a book like a sword needs a whetstone. That's why I read so much." — Tyrion Lannister
Fun Fact: I was born in an old WWII hospital in Germany.
Position: Homecoming Events Chair
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
Favorite Quote: "The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." — Mark Zuckerberg
Fun Fact: I'm a triplet!
Position: Lighting of "A" Mountain Chair
Favorite Quote: "Life is a journey, not a destination." — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fun Fact: I am also a personal trainer at Campus Rec.
Position: Ghost Tours
Major: Business with a focus in sports marketing
Favorite Quote: "That's why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it." — Ted Mosby
Fun Fact: I've been to 12 different states and 5 different countries.
Favorite Quote: "Ladies do not start fights, but they can finish them." — Marie from Disney's "Aristocats"
Fun Fact: I got my first two jobs through SAA! Well technically, all three of my jobs! Being a member has been the best decision of my college career.
Position: Philanthropy Chair
Major: Global Studies and Arabic
Favorite Quote: "The mind is everything. What you think you become."
Fun Fact: Mangos are my favorite food.
Position: Vice president of Communications
Major: Early Childhood Education
Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona
Favorite Quote: "Just be yourself, there is no one better." — Taylor Swift
Fun Fact: Won my first golf tournament this summer.
Rebecca Determan '15
UA Alumni Association
Project Specialist, Recent Alumni and Student Engagement
Hometown: Yuma, Arizona
Favorite Quote: "Work Hard. Be Humble. Be kind."
Fun Fact: I LOVE BUFFALO CHICKEN — all types of meals with buffalo chicken.