Education

Mayor's Student Leadership Alliance


Mayor's Student Leadership Alliance (MSLA) is a student led council composed of student leaders representing close to 300,000 undergraduate and graduate students across Houston. MSLA is responsible for advocating on behalf of student needs and proposing policy on city wide issues to the Mayor and City Council.


MSLA Mission: Foster collaboration among student leaders in Houston to tackle pressing issues relevant to the City of Houston

For more information, please contact msla.houston@gmail.com.

2020-2021 Council Members

Vishaal Kuruvanka - Director 
Alan Modrow - University of Houston Downtown
Anna Margret Clyburn - Rice University 
Brigette Dechant - South Texas College of Law
Cameron Lavergne - Prairie View A&M College
Hiba Loya - University of Houston Clear Lake
Christine Mompoint - Houston Community College
Eveleny Plata - University of St. Thomas 
Hannah Todd - Baylor College of Medicine
Iv├ín Arzipe - Rice University 
Ja'brea Bennett - University of Houston
Jasmine Khademakbari - University of Houston
Karthik Goli - Baylor College of Medicine
Margaret  Odunze - South Texas College of Law
Yolanda Gross - Prairie View A&M College
Yanece Washington - Texas Southern University 

2019-2020 Council Members

Vishaal R. Kuruvanka - Director
Morgan Latin - Chair - South Texas College of Law
Grace Wickerson - Co-Chair - Rice University 
Jonathan Dullen - Secretary - Lone Star Community College
Alan Modrow - University of Houston Downtown
Ariana Engles - Rice University
Ashlyn Vaughn - University of Houston Downtown
Dalaiah Shelton - Houston Baptist University
David Kronenberger - UT Health Science
Deborah Illanas - Houston Community College System
Greg Norwood - Houston Community College System
Kernard Jones - Texas Southern University 
Lateryka Hudson - Texas Southern University
Luis Moreno - University of Houston
Marcos Perez - San Jacinto College
Matthew Castaneda - Lone Star College System
Maysarah Kazia - University of Houston
Moses Colquitt - Prairie View A&M
Nadin Fallah - University of St. Thomas
Ryan Hamilton - University of Houston
Yingyao Catherine Shao - Baylor College of Medicine

Mayor's Student Leadership Alliance Group Photo