2017-2018 GPSF Executive Board

The Executive Officers implement and advocate the interests of graduate and professional students to the university administration and handle the day-to-day operations of the GPSF.

President gpsfpresident@unc.edu
Madelyn Percy

Job Description: The President shall be empowered to call and conduct Senate meetings, to appoint committees, to organize a GPSF Cabinet and designate positions therein, to represent the GPSF at all University functions, to speak on behalf of the graduate and professional students, and to initiate and oversee any projects, business, or programs necessary to fulfill the purposes of this organization, so long as these activities are consistent with the Constitution.

Vice President 
Brian Coussens

Job Description: The Vice President shall serve as the President of the Senate, the legislative body of the GPSF. These duties include running Senate meetings, increasing Senate participation, securing University administration and other external representatives to speak before the Senate, increasing knowledge inside and outside of Senate about the role of GPSF and the Senate, facilitating dissemination of events and information amongst departments, and overseeing the Senate committees.

Chief of External Relations and Advocacy (CERA)
Katie Stember Journal

Job Description: The CERA shall be concerned with business outside the realm of the Senate, serving as a liaison between the GPSF, University administration and the community, and be responsible for compiling regular reports on the activities of University Standing Committees, Advisory Committees and Boards and all other duly established committees external to the GPSF, and reporting those activities to the Executive Committee.

Chief of Staff
Toney Thompson 

Job Description: The Chief of Staff shall be responsible for selecting, organizing, advising, and supporting the GPSF Cabinet, which shall include members and positions as designated by the President. During the first meeting of the GPSF Senate each academic year, the Chief of Staff shall present a “GPSF Cabinet Charter” outlining the current positions, appointees, and the responsibilities of appointees. This charter shall be approved by the Senate by a majority vote of the members present and voting. The powers of the Chief of Staff shall not be limited to those presented here as the President of the GPSF may encourage him or her to take on additional duties or responsibilities.

Chief of the Exchequergpsftreasurer@unc.edu
Manny Hernandez

Job Description: The Treasurer shall be empowered to oversee the annual budget, to requisition funds, to keep all financial records, to keep a physical properties list consistent with expenditure of GPSF allocated funds and to conduct all other financial affairs pertaining to the GPSF as necessary.

Joanna Warren

Job Description: The Secretary shall be responsible for keeping the minutes of meetings of the Senate, the Executive Board, and the GPSF Cabinet, as well as for maintaining attendance records of GPSF Senators. The Secretary shall maintain all records and files of the GPSF, as well as maintain a current copy of the GPSF Constitution, and shall arrange for permanent preservation of these documents. The Secretary shall publish a list of all representative units, their Senators, and contact information. The Secretary maintains the GPSF Website and Newsletter.

2017-2018 Meeting Minutes

May 17, 2017: Minutes

June 27, 2017:  Minutes

Retreat: July 21, 2017: Notes

August 22, 2017: Minutes

September 12, 2017:  Minutes

September 26, 2017: Minutes

November 28, 2017:  Minutes

December 5, 2017: Minutes

2015-2016 Meeting Minutes

December 1, 2015

November 10, 2015

October 27, 2015

September 30, 2015

September 22, 2015

September 8, 2015

August 25, 2015

August 5, 2015

Retreat – July 18, 2015

June 17, 2015

April 27, 2015

GPSF Executive Board Archives

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