Spurs & Fangs

Student Alumni Association

Proud to be a Bobcat? Join the MSU Student Alumni Association!

Get involved and show your Bobcat pride! We are a student organization closely aligned with the Montana State University Alumni Association and we encourage you to grow as a part of MSU. We create opportunities for you to interact with other Bobcat fans through fun activities, network with alumni through mentoring and other events, enhance your leadership skills, strengthen your loyalty to MSU and uphold Bobcat spirit and traditions. Our members maintain the rich history and traditions at our university and organize community and campus service to make MSU and the surrounding community a better place. You are a student today, but a Bobcat forever. Join today!

Questions? Send an email to saa@msuaf.org for more information.

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Board of Directors Application

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Benefits and activities

Our members receive the same benefits as MSU Alumni Association members (view them here) and engage in many tradition-building activities including:

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  • Exclusive Bobcat Gear
Undie Run
Bobcat Dinner

  • Light up the “M”

  • Member parties
Local discounts

  • Dye Hard Bobcat Run

  • Ski day

  • Network with alumni

  • Leadership opportunities

SAA Board of Directors 2016–17

Taylor Brown, President

Taylor Brown, from Richey, Montana, is a junior at Montana State studying Agricultural Education and Agribusiness. This is her first year serving on the SAA board, and she loves it!  Taylor is involved in numerous organizations on campus such as, Alpha Zeta Honors Fraternity, AgEd Club, Collegiate Young Farmers and Ranchers, and Collegiate FFA. She also acts as an Orientation Leader for incoming freshman students. When she isn’t participating in campus activities, Taylor loves volunteering and is a Child Advancement Project volunteer. She also enjoys hiking, hunting/fishing, reading, and visiting her friends and family.  

Reilly Parisot, Vice President

This is Reilly’s second year serving on the SAA Board. This year Reilly is a sophomore studying Business management and a double minor in Hispanic Studies and Computer Science. He also serves on the Montana State Alumni Foundation VIM Committee. Reilly enjoys skiing, hiking, golfing, fishing, camping, playing tennis, and rafting in the gorgeous Montana outdoors. He loves to let out his VIM at all of MSU’s football and basketball games. Reilly is ready to help other students join SAA and let their VIM out too, during this year through all of the events that our organization will hold!

Regan Herrick, Director of Finance

Regan was raised in Bozeman and grew up going to Bobcat sporting events. He is majoring in Business Management with a minor in finance. He enjoys all that Montana has to offer, with some of his favorite activities being golfing, skiing, fishing, and camping. He is also very involved in Sigma Chi Fraternity, holding the positions of both Public Relations Chairman and Judicial Board member. Regan looks forward to becoming more involved within SAA. Go Cats!

Emily Stimac, Director of Communications

Emily Stimac is a junior from Reno, Nevada studying Political Science. She has served on the Board of Directors for 3 semesters now and is looking forward to more! In addition to serving on the board, she is an Advocat, an Orientation leader, and a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. In her free time she enjoys skiing, trail running, and fly fishing. She wants to encourage all Bobcats to get involved on campus because there are so many opportunities for all!

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