Taylor Sarman is a sophomore majoring in political science at Oregon State University. He serves as the executive director of government affairs for the Associated Students of Oregon State University. In this role, Mr. Sarman oversees all ASOSU local, state and federal lobbying efforts.
He served as an intern during the 2013 Oregon Legislative session and also worked as national youth leader and ambassador for the March of Dimes on issues affecting young people. Mr. Sarman also was the national president of Future Business Leaders of America from 2011-12, serving as a student leader and ambassador for more than 250,000 students nationwide.
Prior to attending OSU, he took classes through the Oregon Institute of Technology and Concordia College.
He is a graduate of Union High School in Northeast Oregon and, while in high school, was a participant in the Ford Family Institute Leadership Program.
For his engagement in student and community affairs, Mr. Sarman was honored with the President’s Award for Volunteer Service presented by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
“Student representation on our new Board of Trustees is very important. Taylor Sarman has a proven track record of involvement as a student leader and a clear interest and commitment to leadership endeavors. I am pleased to have Taylor, who understands student issues and concerns, as a member of our board.”