Awards Committee is in charge of both Fall and Spring Awards, including the Fall Graduate Poster Symposium but is not involved in the evaluation of the applications. Tasks include but are not limited to: recruiting faculty members to serve as judges, setting judging criteria per award, and organizing the Graduate Fall Poster Symposium.
Members: Kaashifa (Chair), Daniel Scruggs, Hadia Kalsoom
Budget, Judicial and Finance Committee
Reviews and amends the Constitution and Bylaws when needed. This committee is chaired by Internal Vice President of GSA. GSA policies are also reviewed by this committee. The GSA Budget is determined at the beginning of the school year by this committee. The approved budget is presented to the council by the senior advisor at the beginning of the Fall Semester.
Members: Foram Gathia (Chair), Roya Salek, Qifan Chen, Matthew Hawn, Michael Abdelmalak
Clubs and Organizations Committee
Approves clubs for official recognition. Responsible for ensuring the fair disbursement and proper use of club funding to help clubs hold events and further establish the clubs on campus.
Members: Taissa Lytchenko (Chair), Erin Ketcham, Hadia Kalsoom
Members: Foram Gathia, Sanjana Rajesh, Alec Brennan
Events Committee is in charge of coordinating GSA events such as: Welcome Back Social, Fall Social, Pub n Sub Social, and Spring Awards Banquet. Tasks include but are not limited to: planning the event (location, theme, food, and drinks), organizing volunteers, and promoting the event.
Members: Kaashifa (Chair), Tapadhir Das, Sogand Tabatabaei, Kayleigh Robichaux
This committee seeks to give back to the university and greater Reno community in a variety of ways. Tasked with the coordination and implementation of a day of service, in addition to other service opportunities throughout the school year such as clothing drives.
Members: Pankaj Bhatta, Ben Iness, Alec Brennan
Student Advocacy Committee
Tackles issues that affect the student body that don’t explicitly fit within other committee scopes.
Members: Monika Bhakti (Chair), Sheng Li, Kayleigh Robichaux, Will (Ad-hoc)