Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board

The Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board (SACAB) is comprised of student representatives elected from all three institutions on campus: the Community College of Denver (CCD), Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver), and the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver).

SACAB Representatives

Name Committee/Responsibility Institution
Ola Alsaadi Auraria Board of Directors CCD
Mayra Gallegos-Lopez Chief Justice, Food Service Advisory Committee Chair CU Denver
Courtney Jones Chair, Reprogramming Task Force MSU Denver
Jesus Robledo    CCD
Frida Silva Chair, Policy Development and Shared Operations Committee CU Denver
Emily Straka Chief of Staff, Sustainable Campus Program Chair MSU Denver

SACAB Mission

The Student Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board endeavors to support a quality educational experience by:

  • providing balanced representation of all campus individuals and their constituent academic institutions,
  • planning for the present and future campus environment,
  • maintaining and enhancing equitable campus-wide practices,
  • committing to open communication and mutual cooperation among all parties involved with the Auraria Campus.

SACAB Meetings

Meetings are open to the public and are held weekly on Fridays from 9–10 a.m. in the Tivoli, Suite 329 (Senate Chambers).

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to stop by the SACAB office (Tivoli, Suite 314) or call at 303-556-4589.

SACAB Subcommittees

SACAB subcommittees guide the development and direction of many integral student services throughout the campus. Subcommittees represent the opinions and interests of the students, faculty, administration, and staff of CCD, MSU Denver, CU Denver, and AHEC.  SACAB subcommittees include:

  • Sustainable Campus Program Advisory Committee
  • Food Service Advisory Committee
  • Tivoli Reprogramming Task Force
  • Auraria Early Learning Center Advisory Board (not active)
  • Tivoli Planning Committee (not active)
  • Tivoli Station Advisory Committee (not active)

General areas of responsibility for each subcommittee include the review and recommendation for approval of:

  • policies and/or guidelines;
  • design, construction and maintenance of the facilities;
  • special financial requests; and
  • fee structures and related charges.

SACAB also establishes and appoints ad-hoc subcommittees as needed.


SACAB is working on plans for an all-gender bathroom in the Tivoli Student Union! 

Contact SACAB

We Want To Hear From You 

We value your input. Your comments, suggestions, and/or questions are always welcome.

Tivoli Student Union, Suite 314
(Campus Box TIV-1)
900 Auraria Parkway | Denver, CO 80204

 By appointment: or 303-556-4589