The La Follette School Student Association (LSSA) serves students by hosting social events, connecting students to community service opportunities, fund-raising for and coordinating the graduation ceremony and reception, maintaining an avenue for student input into the Master of Public Affairs and Master of International Public Affairs programs, and providing current students with connections to La Follette alumni.
LSSA meets regularly during the academic year to discuss and act on topics ranging from faculty issues, alumni event plans, and social events to the school's graduation celebration, course work, and fund-raising efforts.
If you have any questions about LSSA or would like to be involved, please contact the appropriate LSSA representative listed below.
We encourage new students to get involved in LSSA events.
Community Service and Outreach Coordinator
The community service and outreach coordinator puts the natural inclination of La Follette students to be public servants into action by giving them the chance to serve their community through helping voluntary organizations around Madison.
The social coordinator plans social events throughout the year. The coordinator welcomes suggestions from all La Follette School students, first and second years.
The graduation coordinator organizes and executes the La Follette School's graduation celebration in May. They works throughout the year planning the event details such as music, decorations, flowers, programs and appetizers. Those interested in event planning or those who have experience planning celebratory events, please consider helping out (first-year students are strongly encouraged to volunteer).
The fund-raising coordinator carries out projects to raise money for the student association. First- and second-year La Follette students interested in volunteering to write grants and plan fund-raising activities should contact the fund-raising coordinator.
The program liaison attends La Follette School department meetings; gauges and communicates the opinions of students, representing their interests to department faculty and staff; and communicates to students faculty and staff perspectives, initiatives and priorities.
Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator
The Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator shall organize events to promote cross-cultural communication and engagement; and connect members to existing campus resources including the university’s Division of Student Life.