Student Regents

Aundrea DeGravina

Hometown: Gilbert

Business Phone: 602-229-2514

Student Regent Aundrea DeGravina was appointed to the Arizona Board of Regents by Gov. Doug Ducey and began her term July 1, 2017. Regent DeGravina is the voting student regent on the board and serves as assistant treasurer. She is a member of the Finance, Capital and Resources Committee, Academic Affairs and Educational Attainment Committee and the Regents Executive Committee. She recently completed her bachelor's degree at Arizona State University as a Barrett, the Honors College student with a double major in psychological sciences and political science. Regent DeGravina is continuing her education as a graduate student at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU.

Regent DeGravina’s experience includes serving as an intern for The Madison Group in Washington, D.C., legislative intern in Gov. Ducey’s office, intern for Sen. John McCain’s 2016 U.S. Senate campaign and appropriations committee chair for the ASU Undergraduate Student Government. She is the founder of Barrett Women’s League, a women’s networking organization within the college that connects current students with alumni and faculty. Regent DeGravina’s first year on the board will be served as a non-voting member.

Lauren L’Ecuyer

Hometown: Gilbert

Business Phone: 602-229-2514

Student Regent Lauren L’Ecuyer was appointed to the Arizona Board of Regents by Gov. Doug Ducey and began her term July 1, 2018. She is a member of the Audit Committee and Research and Health Sciences Committee. Regent L’Ecuyer recently finished her bachelor’s degree at Northern Arizona University with a dual major in political science and hotel and restaurant management. She is continuing her education as a juris doctor student at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona.

Regent L’Ecuyer’s experience includes serving as the student body president for the Associated Students of NAU as well as vice president of academic affairs and senator for the student government organization. She worked on behalf of Sen. John McCain on two separate occasions, as a communications and events intern for the McCain Institute for International Leadership and as the head fieldwork intern for the senator’s campaign in 2016. She has volunteered for numerous organizations, including as a camp coordinator for Camp Kesem and as a peer educator at NAU.

Selection of the Student Regent

  • The Student Regent is chosen through a rigorous process that begins with candidates applying to the Board of Associated Students of Arizona.
  • The student Board forwards three final candidates to the local student government on campus where the nominees are confirmed and forwarded to the Governor's office.
  • The Governor conducts interviews and nominates one student for the position.
  • The Governor's nominee must be confirmed by the Arizona Senate.


  • A student was first added to the Board in a non-voting position in 1978.
  • The Student Regent was granted voting privileges during the 1989-90 term.
  • A statute passed by the 44th Legislature (2000) added a second, non-voting student member to the Arizona Board of Regents.
  • Student Regents are now appointed for two years; the first year is served as a non-voting member and the second year as the voting Student Regent.