GSA Officers

Full descriptions of Positions

Comprehensive Officer Contact List

Executive Officers

Jason Guo
Bioengineering
4th year PhD
President

Represents the GSA both on and off campus; presides over all meetings of the Executive Board, Cabinet, and Council; appoints all directors.

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Yu Seon Kim
Bioengineering
4th year PhD
Vice President of Student Advocacy

Advocates for improved graduate student life; fosters collaborative relationships with various offices of the university community; manages all GSA standing & ad hoc committees; appoints representatives to all university committee and liaison positions; oversees Community Service Director and Graduate Student Space Director.

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Hannah Pearce
Bioengineering
2nd year PhD
Vice President of Community Engagement

Oversees planning and implementation of all programs, services, and social events; coordinates with the Office of International Students and Scholars, various university cultural organizations, other universities, and government entities; oversees Programming Directors and International Student Outreach Director.

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Aravind Govindaraju
Applied Physics
3rd year PhD
Vice President of Finance

Oversees and disburses funds of the organization; reports budget status to Council; prepares and submits annual budget for Council approval; oversees Grants Director.

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Madeline Monroe
Bioengineering
4th year PhD
Vice President of Administration

Keeps and publishes minutes of all Executive Board, Cabinet, and Council meetings; maintains GSA archives; manages communication with association and its Council; maintains graduate student clubs list; oversees Media Director and Website Director.

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Thasneem Frousnoon
Chemistry
4th year PhD
Vice President of Student Development

Assists departmental and school Graduate Student Associations; coordinates programs and communication with alumni; serves as Executive Board liaison to the Council Representatives; oversees Professional Development Director.

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Josh Hill
Applied Physics
5th year PhD
Parliamentarian

Manages necessary changes to the constitution and by-laws; advises President and Council on procedural matters; oversees elections and referenda; presides over the GSA Awards process.

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Directors

Matt Bedell
Bioengineering
2nd year PhD
Community Service

Organizes and executes on- and off- campus community service events to provide a graduate students a platform for giving back to campus, local, state, and/or international sources.

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Marion Donald
Biosciences
4th year PhD
co-Professional Development

Coordinates with the Center for Career Development and other professional offices on campus; develops professional development programming for the GSA; assists Student Association with the undergraduate mentorship program.

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Jack Wang
Electrical and Computer Engineering
3rd year PhD
co-Professional Development

Coordinates with the Center for Career Development and other professional offices on campus; develops professional development programming for the GSA; assists Student Association with the undergraduate mentorship program.

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Marjan Majid
Bioengineering
2nd year PhD
co-Programming

Plans and implements GSA sponsored programs, services, and social events; oversees Beer Bike.

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Ronan O’Connell
Bioengineering
2nd year PhD
co-Programming

Plans and implements GSA sponsored programs, services, and social events; oversees Beer Bike.

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Jieyi Zhang
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
5th year PhD
co-Programming

Plans and implements GSA sponsored programs, services, and social events; oversees Beer Bike.

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Megan Chang
Bioengineering
2nd year PhD
Media

Oversees all advertising and marking efforts of GSA events; manages GSA social media accounts.

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Joe Young
Electrical and Computer Engineering
4th year PhD

Website

Maintains and updates the GSA website and online calendar.

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Brittany Bradford
Psychology
4th year PhD
Grants

Oversees the Grants Committee, Grants meetings, and Grants allocation; assists VP Finance with upkeep of yearly budget.

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Sushma Sri Pamulapati
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
5th year PhD
International Student Outreach

Serves as the primary liaison to the Office of International Students and Scholars; leads a monthly meeting with leaders of international student organizations; plans and implements the Graduate International Cultural Night.

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Jordin Metz
Chemistry
2nd year PhD
Sustainability

Advocates for greener practices in grad student life; coordinates with other GSA directors to make events more sustainable; organizes environmentally-focused events for grad students; works with university representatives on green initiatives.

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Faculty and Staff Advisors

GSA Advisor

Kiri Kiri Kilpatrick
Associate Director of Graduate Student Development

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GSA Advisor

E. Kate Abad E. Kate Abad
Student Center Director

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List of Previous Officers and Managers

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