Officers and Committees
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2019-2020 Executive Committee
|President||PhD in Agricultural Economics|
|President-elect||PhD in Agricultural Economics|
|Secretary||MS in Agricultural Economics|
|Treasurer||PhD in Agricultural Economics|
|GSC-SGA Liaison||PhD in History|
Graduate Student Council Committees
Awards & Recognition is a standing committee within the GSC. The committee works together to recognize graduate students for their achievements.
Pallikonda Arachchige Wickramasinghe
The fundraising committee coordinates events to raise funds for supporting GSC operating expenses.
Narmadha "Meenu" Mohankumar
GSC strives to provide informational meetings, workshops and forums that enhance the professional development of graduate students. The council promotes interdisciplinary activities to enrich graduate students' education beyond their own disciplines. The council also sends out information on various seminars held across campus every week to the council members, to be shared with their graduate student groups.
Public Relations is a standing committee within the GSC. This committee is responsible for promoting GSC initiatives and activities through weekly emails to the graduate student body and social media. This committee also develops materials to promote events and activities coordinated by other committees.
This committee is primarily responsible for organizing and promoting graduate and undergraduate research through the K-State Research Forum, Research and the State and the Capitol Graduate Research Summit.
Tej Man Tamang
Bernice Jimenez Marin
The Student Affairs Committee is part of the Graduate School Council seeking to provide student support and services, engage students through events and activities, and enhance student growth and development. We provide programming through social events and offer activities geared for improving the well-being of all graduate students. This committee is also responsible for considering issues related to international graduate students.
This representative works to promote K-State diversity initiatives to graduate students and facilitate diversity-related activities and discussions within the GSC.
Chaired by the Governmental Relations Director, this committee is comprised of campus community interest group representatives, such as the Faculty Senate president, SGA leadership or representatives, a GSC representative, deans from the colleges, and other administrative members of the President's Cabinet. The committee meets weekly in the spring to hear an update of the happenings in the Kansas Legislature and of those items of interest to K-State and higher education.
This representative works to keep graduate students informed on changes to the Kansas Board of Regents Student Injury and Sickness health insurance plan.
This representative works to keep graduate students informed of pertinent housing updates and issues.
These representatives promote equity, respect, and social justice for all graduate students.
One graduate student represents the GSC on a committee formed by the K-State Libraries to discuss how the K-State Libraries can better serve students, faculty and staff.
This representative serves to address the needs of military and veteran graduate students.
This representative works to address the needs of graduate student parents and guardians.
One graduate student appointed by the GSC serves on a 12-member voting council with the purpose of the Recreational Services Council being to serve as a general governing and policymaking body for the Recreational Services Department. The Council is responsible to the assistant vice president of Institutional Advancement, and is charged with overseeing the Recreational Services program for: Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Guests, and others as authorized by council.
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Women of K-State is an initiative that coordinates the efforts for the recruitment, retention and advancement of the women of K-State. The mission is to create a structure and support system that helps K-State provide a superlative environment for the growth and advancement of all women.
- Yemane Belaineh
- Abbey Gilliland-King
- Marcus Kidd
- Camila Rivera
- Meghan Brence
- Mary Kurzweil
- Dryden Baumfalk
- Judith Bautista
- Alexis Carpenter
- Alayna Colburn
- Trenton Colburn
- Hilary Dalton
- Grant Gardner
- Matthew Harder
- Marcus Kidd
- Natalia Kuzmina
- Bradley Lalka
- Kara Langin
- Roberta Meloni
- Mikaela Rader
- Harrison Taylor
- Ryan Urban
- Tracee Watkins
- Christina Wilson