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VASA members sit next to each other on a couch.
VASA members sit next to each other on a couch.
Get Involved
Student Government, Clubs, Events and More

The Visual Arts Student Association (VASA) represents the interests and needs of students at SVA. They support student clubs and student senators, as well as a variety of activities designed to help students interact and meet their peers. VASA officers and staff organize events such as the annual Halloween Party, the Holiday Bazaar craft fair and programs for Finals Week to re-energize students and promote wellness. Special events are also planned for Seniors during Senior Week. Check flyers around campus for details on events or email .


Listed below are the elected members of VASA for the 2019–2020 academic year:

  • President: Bryce Berg
  • Vice President: Matthew Montez
  • Treasurer: Neil Madlener
  • Student Senate Chair: Lauraine Laino

VASA Leadership

The VASA leadership team is comprised of four executive officers: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Student Senate Chair. All four positions are elected as a team by the student body and serve one term. A full term is considered July to May of the academic year following the election period. Daily supervision of VASA is provided by the Manager and Coordinator of Student Engagement and Leadership.


Officer Responsibilities

  • General

  • President

  • Vice President

  • Treasurer

  • Student Senate Chair

Joes @ Moe’s: The Visual Arts Student Association (VASA)
In this episode, BFA Design graduate Zipeng Zhu sits down with the 2017-2018 Visual Arts Student Association (VASA) to discuss giving voice to the student populace, event planning, their boss Halloween party and having an impact at SVA.