Council of Student Affairs Officers


The Council of Student Affairs Officers serves as a forum for discussion and collaboration on topics and issues affecting the region’s higher education community by:

  • Providing professional support and renewal for those who wish to enhance student-centered learning and development
  • Identifying trends, issues, policies and regulations that affect students and staff and developing strategies to address these needs
  • Utilizing regional student affairs professionals as a key professional development resource
  • Engaging members of the student affairs profession in the collaborative examination of their practices
  • Sharing information from our campuses to develop strategies to expand and enhance students’ access to higher education
  • Making recommendations for possible programming in current areas of concern for the student affairs profession


Scott Markland

Sinclair College

Vice Chair

Dawayne Kirkman

Sinclair College