What is GSG ?

The GSG mission is to enhance the University of Southern California graduate and professional student experience by serving as the face of the student body. To accomplish this, GSG is responsible for managing student resources efficiently, providing a voice for the student community, building a community that fosters interdisciplinary exchanges, and informing students about their rights, resources, and opportunities.Elected officers, senators who represent all schools and departments, and special interest committees tackle issues specific to graduate and professional students and provide venues for interaction beyond the academic realm. An Executive Board of 27 officers are selected every spring by the GSG senators and outgoing executive board members. The Executive Board oversees the daily operations of GSG and works closely with the Senate to promote graduate and professional student interests within the USC administration and academic departments.

GSG senators are elected by their peers in their particular academic department or school, and meet monthly to address issues and concerns of the graduate and professional student population. The Senate’s committees are made up of student volunteers and committee chairs elected within the committees. They provide GSG with special interest programming as well as the research and recommendations behind various advocacy initiatives.

Students participate in GSG and university committees, meet with administration and faculty to discuss issues of joint importance, and call upon the expertise of administration professionals who serve students. GSG continuously works closely with university officials in an effort to enhance graduate and professional student life. By establishing these close ties, GSG is better able to meet the needs of graduate and professional students

USC+Globe+Tower-1

Who we are ?

Graduate Student Government (GSG) is a student led organization that represents the 27,500+ graduate and professional students at USC.

Katherine Goar (major: Art History) and Sidney Hopson (major: Music Performance, Percussion) in Alumni Park

What we do ?

GSG advocates for student needs, manages student resources, and fosters an interdisciplinary community through programmed events.

pexels-photo-416816

Mission Statement

To enhance the University of Southern California graduate and professional student experience by amplifying student voices and working with USC administrators and senior leadership

Executive Board '2021-22'

20200613_194231276_iOS - Katelyn Queen

KJ Queen

President
gsgpres@usc.edu
Sam Garza

Sam Garza

Senior Vice President
gsgsvp@usc.edu
Sana Khalid

Sana Khalid

Vice President, Programming
gsgvppro@usc.edu
NaomiJoyceRodgers

Naomi Joyce Rodgers

Vice President Administration
gsgvpadm@usc.edu
EEB_Headshot2018 - Esthelle Ewusi Boisvert

Esthelle Ewusi Boisvert

Vice President, Advocacy
gsgvpadv@usc.edu
Brandon McFarlin

Brandon McFarlin

Director of Communications
gsgcomm@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Dylan Wallis

Director of Academic Affairs
gsgacad@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Kate Vavra-Musser

Director of Campus Affairs
gsgcamp@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Kalief Washington

Director of Community Service
gsgcs@usc.edu
SheilaPakadaman

Sheila Pakdaman

HSC Director of Community Service
gsghsccs@usc.edu
BridgetteDo

Bridgette Do

HSC Director of Social Programming
gsghscsp@usc.edu
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Elisa Stephens

HSC Director of Communications
gsghscco@usc.edu
_TMP0100-Edit-2 - Quinn Anex-Ries

Quinn Anex-Ries

Director of Diversity & Equity – Advocacy
gsgdiv@usc.edu
RosalynnMontellano

Rosalynn Montellano

Director of Diversity & Equity – Programming
gsgdepro@usc.edu
Cynthia Ramirez

Cynthia Ramirez

HSC Director of Diversity & Equity
gsghscde@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Brad Jacob

Director of External Affairs
gsgexaf@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Brendon Grabowski

Director of Finance – Approvals
gsgupcfi@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Christine Naya

Director of Finance – Disbursements and Reconciling
gsgfindr@usc.edu
JoseScott

Jose Scott

Director of Finance – Education and Access
gsgfinea@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Shirlene Wang

HSC Director of Finance
gsghscfi@usc.edu
Ramatoulaye

Ramatoulaye Ouattara

Director of Globalization and Inclusion
gsggi@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Bryan Morales

Director of Accessibility Affairs
gsgaxaf@usc.edu
headshot 2 - GSG Director of Operations(1)

Sydney Miller

Director of Operations
gsgop@usc.edu
9/11/19
Los Angeles, CA
USC Graduate School
DIA Fellows Headshots
Photo by: Maury Phillips/ Steve Cohn Photography
www.stevecohnphotography.com
(310) 277-2054
© 2019

Cassandra Flores-Montaño

Director of Elections & Recruitment
gsger@usc.edu
LitaMallett

Lita Mallett

Director of Vitual Accessibility
gsgvrax@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Alicia Vogelaar

Director of Sustainability
gsgsust@usc.edu
Osborne Headshot - Melisa Osborne

Melisa Osborne

Director of Grants
gsgtgea@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Grafton Reyes Doyle

Director of Social Programming
gsgsoc@usc.edu
Small Use Seal_GoldOnCard

Richard Blake McCammon

Director of Virtual Programming
gsgvrpr@usc.edu