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Student Activities


GSGA Officer Elections

Elections for the GSGA Executive Board take place annually in April.


To nominate yourself for a position, complete the election form by April 1, 2017.

Attend the April GSGA meeting (5:30 p.m. Rogalski Center, Gottlieb Conference Center). At this meeting you will be asked to briefly introduce yourself, state for which position you are running, and explain what makes you the best candidate for this position.

Once all of the candidates have spoken, the current GSGA senators will vote on each position. You will be informed whether or not you were elected by the end of the meeting.


President: The GSGA President is responsible for unifying the membership of GSGA to support the common goals of the senate. He or she presides over all meetings, and has veto and tie-breaking voting privileges. The President also serves as a liaison between the SAU community and graduate students.

Vice-President: The GSGA Vice President has all powers and functions of the President in the absence of the President. The VP also runs the upcoming elections and also acts as a secondary liaison to the campus community.

Treasurer: The GSGA treasurer fiscally manages the assets of GSGA and its budget. Retains receipts for audit, and provides financial support for each GSGA meeting, as well as handling and managing all funding requests that come before the senate.

Secretary: The GSGA secretary is responsible for all internal and external communications. Maintains the meeting minutes as well as attendance.

Questions about the GSGA Elections and election forms can be sent to