Join the SAA Board of Directors

The UNC General Alumni Association is looking for the next generation of students to advance the UNC Student Alumni Association. We’re looking for leaders to bring in a fresh perspective along with brilliant new ideas. Are you a student who is willing to make a significant commitment to being part of an award-winning team?

Current Student Alumni Association Board of Directors (SAA BOD) serve the University through the SAA BOD.  They promote a more hands-on appreciation of Carolina pride and tradition.

SAA BOD positions continue throughout your time at UNC, so we are looking for students from every class year to help give us a well-rounded board.

Being familiar with the information below will help you prepare a better application. Please make sure you are familiar with all dates and deadlines before applying.

Director Expectations

Estimated time commitment: Typically 2-4 hours per week
Term of office: Selection and training will begin in January 2023
Board members attend regular weekly meetings

Members of the SAA BOD work with the GAA student engagement professional staff toward the successful implementation of SAA programming and services.

Members are required to attend all weekly SAA BOD meetings, all SAA BOD leadership retreats and enrichment activities and volunteer at SAA events. Members also must maintain membership in the SAA as a SAA annual or gold member.

Once selected to the SAA BOD, a student will remain active until graduation.

Responsibilities of a SAA BOD member include, but are not limited, to:

  • Ensuring the quality of all SAA programming and services to represent creative initiatives, demonstrate lifelong learning and foster connections with the Carolina family.
  • Personally obtaining (selling) a certain number of SAA memberships.
  • Supporting the enhancement of quality for all SAA programming and services through managing marketing materials, public relations and event planning.
  • Communicating with other SAA BOD members and GAA staff to advance projects to successful completion.
  • Working collectively with other SAA BOD to fulfill the components of SAA programming.
  • Planning, volunteering at and managing SAA events.
  • Coordinating and facilitating cross-organization collaboration with other GAA student groups to successfully execute the GAA’s mission.

Selection Timeline

Nov. 6: Application deadline

Nov-Jan: Applicant interviews, depending on schedules and availability

Jan 20:  Latest notification date for all applicants.


Point of Contact

Marcie Leemore '99
Director of Enrichment Programs
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Marcie relocated from her hometown of Atlanta to serve as director of enrichment programs. She enjoys walking trails, dance fitness, warm vacations and bargain shopping. Marcie is a self-proclaimed food and beverage connoisseur, and you’ll often find her baking or cooking. When traveling, Marcie always finds a given city’s favorite local restaurants. Ask Marcie her favorite foodie recommendations, because they are always spot on.