Cal Lutheran junior Brett Halvaks of the men’s cross country and track and field teams was selected as a representative to serve on the NCAA Division III Student- Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). With the selection, Halvaks joined a committee of 24 student athletes (12 men and 12 women) representing the 43 conferences and independent institutions within Division III.
He is responsible for gathering feedback and reporting on behalf of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Northwest Conference, as well as relaying important events, hot topics and educational information to both the campus and conference levels.
In addition to relaying information across campuses and conferences, D-III SAAC speaks on behalf of the entire D-III student-athlete body throughout the NCAA governance structure. Halvaks was selected by the Division III SAAC Nominating Committee from a diverse pool of candidates submitted by the conference office.