MSA vice president resigns

Minnesota Student Association Vice President Gina Nelson has resigned from the organization, citing a desire to spend more time pursuing a career in education.

Nelson announced her resignation Aug. 26 in an e-mail to MSA President Eric Dyer and Speaker of the Forum Jeff Nath.

“I would not have left without knowing that Jeff and Eric could do a good job,” Nelson said. “MSA is in good hands.”

Nath will serve as interim vice president until the forum selects a new vice president later this month, Dyer said.

He said Nelson’s resignation is not a complete surprise and that he respects her decision.

Nelson said she plans to become a teacher and wants to work in a field closer to education.

“I have a passion for working with young people, and I want to pursue that,” she said.