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Officers & Representatives

Executive Board

The GSS Executive Board is the governing body of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS). A group of elected officers (see below) serves the committee to ensure the proper functioning of the Graduate Student Senate and to listen to concerns brought forth by unit representatives and other graduate students to improve graduate life here at Lehigh.

2016-17 GSS EXECUTIVE BOARD

The GSS Executive Board is comprised of students from multiple colleges, backgrounds, and disciplines who come together to ensure the smooth functioning and responsive governance for the student body's needs.

Unit Representatives

A Unit Representative, nominated by a Graduate Unit (see section III.B), represents their department or program at all General Assembly meetings and serves as a liaison between the GSS and their respective Units. To volunteer to represent any open unit representative position please talk to your department secretary or email ingss@lehigh.edu.

The attendance sheet of Unit Representatives at the General Assembly Meeting can be viewed here.

Club Representatives:

A Club Representative is a person (1), nominated by a GSS approved club, that represents their club at all General Assembly meetings and serves as a liaison between the GSS and their representing clubs.

Committee Representatives:
 
Each standing committee in the GSS is open to all General Members unless otherwise specified. The Committee Representative is encouraged to attend and participate in all committee meetings and disseminate this information to the GSS community at the General Assembly meeting.

Unit Representatives

Education

Educational Leadership

Teaching Learning and Technology, Learning Sciences and Technology, Instructional Technology

Special Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education

School Psychology, Elementary Psychology, Secondary School Psychology, International Psychology

Counseling and Human Services, Counseling Psychology

Comparative and International Education, Globaization and Educational Change

Engineering

Manufacturing Systems, Management Science and Engineering

Biological Engineering, Biological Chemical Engineering

Polymer Science and Engineering, Material Science and Engineering

Technical Entrepreneurship

Mechanical Engineering, Computational and Engineering Mechanics

Industrial Engineering, Industrial Systems Engineering, Information and Systems Engineering

Health Care Systems, Energy Systems Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Business and Economics

Management, All Others

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Finance, Analytical Finance

Economics

Accounting

Arts and Sciences

Sociology, Psychology, Political Science

Physics, Mathematics

English

Earth and Environmental Science, Environmental Policy Design

Chemistry

Biology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Integrative Biology, Molecular Biology

American Studies, History

GSS Committee Members

Committee Members School
GSS Budget Committee
  • Vincent Zoutenbier <vsz211@lehigh.edu>
  • Fangfang Chen <fac314@lehigh.edu>
  • Matthew Urich <mdu214@lehigh.edu>
  • Petrina Davidson <pml314@lehigh.edu>
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Education
Professional Development Committee
  • Caitlin Owens <cmo312@lehigh.edu>
  • Forough Mahmoudabadi <fom211@lehigh.edu>
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Education
Graduate and Research Committee
  • Philip Weiser <pmw212@lehigh.edu>
  • Frank Artmont <faa212@lehigh.edu>
Educational Policy Committee for the Undergraduates
  • Nick Ungson <ndu213@lehigh.edu>
University Committee on Discipline
  • Donghua Shen <dos414@lehigh.edu>
  • Nick Ungson <ndu213@lehigh.edu>
Lehigh Environmental Advisory Group (LEAG)
  • Philip Weiser <pmw212@lehigh.edu>
  • James Carrigan <jhc312@lehigh.edu>
Faculty Committee on Student Life
  • Donghua Shen <dos414@lehigh.edu>
Printing/Green Committee
  • Mike German <msg210@lehigh.edu>
Bookstore Committee
  • James Carrigan <jhc312@lehigh.edu>
Lehigh Sesquicentennial Committee
  • Rachel Engl <rae210@lehigh.edu>
  • Golnaz Shahidi <sgs310@lehigh.edu>
  • One Open Position
Transportation Sustainability Committee
  • Vincent Zoutenbier <vsz211@lehigh.edu>
Leadership Awards Committee
  • One Open Position
Faculty Committee on Global Affairs
  • Xuelei Yuan <xuy215@lehigh.edu>
Facilities Planning Committee
  • Matthew Urich <mdu214@lehigh.edu>
Library Users' Committee
  • Cecilia Lesomar <crl314@lehigh.edu>
Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Basel Alnajjab (Co-chair) <bra212@lehigh.edu>
  • Gorgi Pavlov (Co-chair) <gop214@lehigh.edu>
  • Keith Veenhuizen <kjv212@lehigh.edu>
  • Erin Karahuta <elk312@lehigh.edu>
  • Golnaz Shahidi <sgs310@lehigh.edu>
  • Cecilia Lesomar <crl314@lehigh.edu>
  • Forough Mahmoudabadi <fom211@lehigh.edu>
  • Jade Deng <yud413@lehigh.edu>