Sacramento State Graduate Student Sarah Couch was elected the next President of the California State Student Association. CSSA is a non-profit student association that addresses many statewide and systemwide issues affecting students. The independent organization is governed by a student board of directors which is composed of representatives from the 23 CSU campuses.
Sarah Couch is no stranger to student activism; she has been working on behalf of the students for over five years. She has been with Associated Students as the Director of Undeclared, Constituency Affairs Secretary, Vice President of University Affairs, and the Director of the Office of Governmental Affairs. Additionally, Couch has served as the Chief of Staff for CSSA during the past year. She worked with the CSSA President to implement public relations and advocacy efforts and would often head across town to the Capitol building and testify at hearings on behalf of the association.
Couch received her B.A. in English and Film Studies from Sac State in 2012 and is currently pursuing her M.A. in English Literature. She has held positions with Phi Sigma Sigma, Student Alumni Association, and with various ASI Committees.
CSSA is the voice of approximately 400,000 students attending the California State University (CSU) system. The mission of the California State Student Association (CSSA) is “to maintain and enhance access to an affordable, quality education for the people of California, to the California State University (CSU)”.
For More information on CSSA: www.csustudents.org
For More information on ASI Sac State: www.asi.csus.edu