Sacramento Deans’ Student Advisory Council (DSAC)
DSAC works to ensure that Sacramento MBA students are represented to the dean and administration.

About Our Club


The Deans’ Student Advisory Council (DSAC) works to ensure that Sacramento MBA students are represented to the dean and administration.  All members of the council serve as student advocates, communicating the viewpoints and suggestions of their classmates to the dean.  DSAC also hosts a variety of networking events, career workshops and social gatherings for students to connect with alumni and other students at the San Ramon and Davis campuses. The council also assists the GSM in recruiting students to participate in an assortment of school-wide events including seminars and activities.

Officers & Members

President: Matt Harris

Vice President of Student Affairs and Alumni Relations: Meghan Laffin

Director of Communications: Bold Jones

Director of Social: Michael Bloss

Directors of Endowment/Class Gift Campaign: Hayley Breed, Jessica Moon, Jesse Rodriguez, Justin Virrey

Capital Connections Director: Ankur Bhattacharya, Sam Contreras, Nishith Naik

Cross Campus Liaison: Patrick Ponikvar

Members: Ankur Bhattacharya, Michael Bloss, Hayley Breed, Sam Contreras, Matt Harris, Bold Jones, Meghan Laffin, Jessica Moon, Nishith Naik, Patrick Ponikvar, Jessie Rodriguez, Justin Virrey 

Events and Activities

Capitol Connections

Every spring DSAC hosts a networking event to connect students with alumni.  This event offers students the opportunity to expand their professional network, gain insightful perspectives from seasoned alumni, and co-mingle with the Davis and San Ramon students.     

Monthly Career Development Presentations

DSAC, along with Jennifer Tucker (Sacramento Career Counselor), hosts monthly presentations to help students establish their “brand”.  Presentation topics range from interview preparation, maximizing networking opportunities, and self-promotion.     

Career Change Workshops

Ever feel like you are in the wrong industry?  DSAC has developed a new workshop series to help students pivot into their dream job.  Please contact Charleen Floyd for more information.    

Contact Us

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