Become an Executive

 

The GPSA Executive Board, made up of 11 positions, including President, Vice President, and Vice President of Legislative Affairs, serves to ensure that your voice is being heard on the Washington State University-Pullman campus. Each position has a specific role to help support the President, Vice President, and Vice President of Legislative Affairs in succeeding to support and better the experiences of graduate and professional students.

Applications for 2020–2021 will be posted in February 2020.

 

  • President

    Current Term: May 16, 2019 – May 15, 2020
    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, 5:307:00 pm
    • Time commitment: 20 hours per week

     

  • Vice President

    Current Term: May 16, 2019 – May 15, 2020
    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, 5:307:00 pm
    • Attend GPSA Executive Board meetings held weekly
    • Time commitment: 20 hours per week

     

  • Vice President of Legislative Affairs

    Current Term: May 16, 2019 – May 15, 2020
    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, 5:307:00 pm
    • Attend GPSA Executive Board meetings held weekly
    • Time commitment: 20 hours per week

     

  • College Representative

    Current Term: May 2019 – May 2020
    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, 5:30–7:00 pm
    • Expected time commitment: 6–8 hours per week