Student leaders from any member school may apply to serve as appointed members of the VSCA Advisory Committee. Members of the Advisory Committee plan the annual convention and conduct such business of the association as selecting the state service project, determining award winners, and conducting election of officers.

Applicants must apply by May 1 using the online application (or go to and be approved by their home school adviser to serve on the committee. To be recognized at convention, committee members are expected to attend at least two of the three Saturday meetings each year as well as the annual Convention, which is usually held in mid-March. Meeting dates for the 2024-25 school year have been tentatively set for the following dates:

  • 1st Meeting:  September 14, 2024 at Massaponax HS
  • 2nd Meeting:  November 23, 2024 at Western Branch HS
  • 3rd Meeting:  February 8, 2025 at Park View HS

Anyone planning to serve as a state officer or region rep must have served on the Advisory Committee prior to running for office.


The Advisory Committee has seven standing subcommittees, and all appointed members serve on one of the committees. For 2024-25 an ad hoc committee on a statewide service project will be added. Committee roles and responsibilities can be found here.

Convention Subcommittee

Spirit Subcommittee

Communications and Media Subcommittee

Region Representatives Subcommittee (elected reps only)

Elections and Awards Subcommittee

Headquarters and Hospitality Subcommittee

National Student Council Subcommittee

Statewide Service Project (ad hoc)

VSCA officers
Officers 22-23
Student reports at meeting

The Advisory Committee has three working meetings throughout the school year to plan the annual convention and guide such VSCA activities as elections, awards, and programs. Student council members from any VSCA member schools are eligible to apply to serve on this statewide committee.

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