COMMITTEES

 

 

Committee Chair:

Judy Kang (GSG Director of Operations)

Committee Meetings:

Dates: 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21 , Time: 12:00 PM (There will be another meeting at 5:00 PM on the same day for those who could not attend at 12:00 PM)
To reach out to underrepresented student groups (e.g. international students) and initiate programs/events based on their interests. To build relationships with other graduate student governments in overseas.

Office Hours:

Monday 12:00 – 6:00 PM

 

Committee Chair:

Tala Eftekhari (GSG Director of Social Programming)

Committee Meetings:

Tuesday 12:00-1:00 PM , Biweekly- 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29

The Social Programming Committee is designed to provide graduate students with a unique ability to promote social gatherings within the entire graduate student body. We will be working with many vendors, ranging from restaurants and professional sports teams to nightclubs and boat cruises. The ultimate goal is to foster interdisciplinary relations between students while allowing everyone the opportunity to relax at a discounted rate. Teamwork and collaboration are the backbone of this committee! Feel free to email gsgsoc@usc.edu if you are interested in helping make a USC a more leisurely, enjoyable, and well-connected university. Lunch will be provided for all committee members.

Office Hours:

Tuesday 12:00-2:00 PM, Friday !2:00-1:00 PM

 

Committee Chair:

Ali Salehpour (Director of Academic Affairs)

Committee Meetings:

Tuesday 12:00-1:00 PM

The Academic Affairs Committee aims to improve the academic environment at USC by hosting workshops that address specific needs of graduate students. We strive to provide a forum for students to discuss issues and concerns, and provide a direct means of advocating for student concerns with USC administration.

Office Hours:

Tuesday 9:00-12:00 PM

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Committee Chair:
Donte Miller (GSG External Affairs)
Committee Meetings:
Bi-weekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:00 PM starting 9/20
gsgexaf@usc.edu
Meeting to interpret the GSG constitution and bylaws. It ensures that GSG-sponsored organizations follow the appropriate rules and revise or update rules as necessary by the Senate. It strives to ensure that all GSG actions are consistent, fair, and transparent.

External Affairs Committee will help to keep graduate students informed about important legislation and policies that impact our students. They will also participate in activities consistent with the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS).

Office Hours:
Monday 4:00-6:00 PM, Tuesday 5:00-6:00 PM

 

Committee Chair:

Iselin Arias (Director of Community Service)

Committee Meetings:

Every other Tuesday 4:00pm-5:00pm (this might change)

The community service committee will create unique, fun and interactive service opportunities for graduate students across USC. We will accomplish this by collaborating with organizations around the area that serve populations such as the homeless and youth in education. We will work as a team to come out with new community events this year.

Any questions? Feel free to email me or visit me during my office hours.

Office Hours:

Tuesday 1:00pm-4:00 PM

 

Committee Chair:
Zachary Farbod Molarabi (Director of Finance)
Committee Meetings:
Tuesday 4:00-5:00 PM
gsgfund@usc.edu
The Finance Committee is tasked with the responsibility to assess budget proposals submitted by USC recognized student organizations for reasonability, purpose, mathematical accuracy, and adherence to GSG Constitutional Laws and By-laws. We are provided with the authority to approve, disapprove, or partially approve proposals. Our goal is to effectively and fairly distribute funds across the spectrum of USC recognized student organizations, with the intent to enrich the lives and experience of all graduate student attending USC.

Office Hours:
Monday 4:00-6:00 PM, Tuesday 4:00-5:00 PM

 

Committee Chair:

Claudia Chirino

Committee Meetings:

Bi-weekly meetings on Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00 PM , (9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29)

The Diversity and Equity Committee is looking for committee members to represent diverse interests on campus and advocate for important issues. Issues in the past have included gender neutral bathrooms, racial tensions on campus, diversity in academia, etc.

Office Hours:

Tuesdays 12-3pm

 

Committee Chair:

Christian Cerrada (Director of HSC)

Committee Meetings:

Thursdays (biweekly), 5:30-6:30pm

The Health Sciences Campus Concerns Committee serves student interests on the Health Sciences Campus and acts in advisory capacity for GSG on all related matters.The responsibilities of this committee include, but are not limited to, planning social events, advocating on behalf of HSC students, and keeping the HSC student body informed of GSG activities. Meetings are held every other Thursday at 5:30pm on HSC. All graduate students are welcome! Dinner is included. Email gsghsc@usc.edu for location and details.

 

Committee Chair:

Chris Records (Director of Campus Affairs)

Committee Meetings:

Bi-weekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5:20 – 6:20 PM, (9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22)

The Campus Affairs Committee focuses on delivering programs (such as the subsidized TAP and Childcare Subsidy Programs) and pursuing advocacy projects that improve graduate student well-being on campus and in the broader community. The Committee focuses on public safety, transportation, child and family issues, housing, tuition and fee affordability, and sustainability. Specific focus areas for this year include holding the administration accountable to make the tuition and fee increase process more transparent and open to student feedback and improving accessibility for part-time students and students with children.

Office Hours:

Monday 11:30-1:00 PM, Friday 4:30-6:00 PM

 

Committee Chair:

Krystle Zhang (Director of Communications)

Committee Meetings:

Bi-weekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:00 PM , (9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6)

The Public Relations Committee aims to highlight and communicate GSG advocacy issues, events and resources to graduate students, the administration, and the greater public. It is made up of students with an interest in media relations, social media, events promotion and planning, and design.

Office Hours:

Monday 4:00-6:00 PM, Tuesday 5:00-6:00 PM