Executive Board and Executive Council

The day-to-day operation of the GSA is overseen and directed by the GSA Executive Board. The GSA Executive Board comprised of six (6) officers elected by the GSA Departmental Delegates, and two (2) non-voting members who serve ex officio. The GSA Executive Board acts on behalf of the Departmental Delegates and General Assembly, and performs executive duties that include setting the overall agenda of the GSA; chairing General Meetings; executive appointments; deliberations with university administration (including the Graduate School); administration of GSA programs and events; management of GSA finances, dissemination of relevant and important information from elsewhere in the University to the rest of the GSA; and other duties that pertain to the general operation of the GSA.

2020-21 Elected Officers of the GSA Executive Board

President | Maruf Hoque
Vice President | Awad Abdelhalim
Director of Programs | Martina Svyantek
Director of Finance| Tahsin Mahmud Chowdhury
Director of Communications | Sharon Flynn Stidham
Director of Events | June Ann Jones


2020-21 GSA Exec Board Ex-Officio Members

Graduate Assistant to the GSA | TBA
Graduate Representative to the Board of Visitors | Sabrina Sturgeon

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Please note that the Executive Council is also comprised of the Program Chairs, and the Judicial Committee Chair. These positions will be appointed by the Executive Board in September of 2020.