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Advisory Groups


The Office of Higher Education has one standing advisory group, The Student Advisory Council, and convenes other groups of stakeholders to address issues as the need arises.

The Student Advisory Council provides the office with student perspectives on statewide higher education issues and policies, including financial aid.

Student Advisory Council members

Isaac Jahraus, SAC Chair
President LeadMN

Representative pending
Private for- Profit Postsecondary Institutions

Thomas Lien, SAC Vice Chair

Shantal Pai, Student Senate Chair
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Faical Rayani
State Chair
Students United

Mirna Serrano
Minnesota Private Colleges

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