Cassidy McCandless PA-S1, MS, RDN, LDN and member of the MSU Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2022, has accepted the position of Student-Member-at-Large on the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors. As the Student-Member-at-Large she will represent PA students nationwide in quarterly meetings as the 12th member of the PAEA Board of Directors. Cassidy was selected for this position from a national pool of accomplished PA students by the Board. This is a two-year appointment beginning January 1st, 2022 with goals such as facilitating student participation in PAEA projects, participating in strategic planning, and serving as liaison to the Future Educator Development Steering Committee, as well as other duties as assigned by the Board. “I’m so excited for this opportunity to represent my fellow students nationwide and to learn from leaders in the PA profession about ways our profession can continue to grow”.