Graduate and Professional Student Association

Senator

Term: August 2018 - May 2019
Scholarship: $500
Summary of Duties
Attend GPSA Senate meetings held twice a month on Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Communicate all relevant information between department & GPSA
Serve on one GPSA committee
Expected time commitment: 2 hours per week

College Representative

Term: May 2018 - May 2019
Scholarship: $2,200
Summary of Duties
Chair one GPSA committee (appointed Director by GPSA President & Vice President)
Serve on one university committee
Attend weekly GPSA Executive Board meetings
Attend GPSA Senate meetings held twice a month on Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Expected time commitment: 6-8 hours per week

President

Term: May 16, 2018 - May 15, 2019
Stipend: Half (1/2) time staff assistant at step 50 with tuition waiver and benefits package reflective of a Graduate Assistantship
Summary of Duties
Chair of the Executive Board: call meetings & prepare agendas
Appoint College Representatives to Director positions
Write and present a report to Board of Regents
Serve on Faculty Senate & other pertinent university committees
Appoint graduate-professional students to all university committees & task forces
Plan annual Executive Board Retreat
Manage and oversee all GPSA programs and services in conjunction with Program Support Staff & Executive Board
Advocate on behalf of all graduate-professional students
Attend GPSA Senate meetings held twice a month on Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Time commitment: 20 hours per week

Vice President

Term: May 16, 2018 - May 15, 2019
Stipend: Half (1/2) time staff assistant at step 50 with tuition waiver and benefits package reflective of a Graduate Assistantship
Summary of Duties
Chair of the Senate: call meetings, prepare agendas & distribute minutes
Chair of the Budget Committee
Prepare yearly budget request for S&A Fee Committee
Allocate affiliate funding & administer evening child care program
Serve on at least one university committee
Manage and oversee all GPSA programs and services in conjunction with Program Support Staff & Executive Board
Advocate on behalf of all graduate-professional students
Attend GPSA Senate meetings held twice a month on Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Attend GPSA Executive Board meetings held weekly
Time commitment: 20 hours per week

VP of Legislative Affairs

Term: May 16, 2018 - May 15, 2019
Stipend: Half (1/2) time staff assistant at step 50 with tuition waiver and benefits package reflective of a Graduate Assistantship
Summary of Duties
Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee: call meetings & prepare agendas
Advocate on behalf of all graduate-professional students at WSU
Represent GPSA to the National Association of Graduate Professional Students, the Washington Student Association, and any other pertinent state/national legislative bodies
Developing a comprehensive legislative agenda
Coordinate involvement & prepare materials for national and state graduate-professional student advocacy events & capitol visits
Update Executive Board and Senate on national graduate and professional student issues
Attend GPSA Senate meetings held twice a month on Mondays, 5:30-7:30 pm
Attend GPSA Executive Board meetings held weekly
Time commitment: 20 hours per week