Updated August 2019


The purpose of the GSC is to make Gallaudet University a better place to work for everyone. The committee advises the president on matters affecting the staff community. Shares concerns with the president and considers and proposes ideas for improving the general welfare of staff employees.


This Committee has the following authority:

  • Members serve on institutional committees, review and provide input on policies and procedures which pertain to, or impact on, staff. Participates in the dispute resolution process by serving as the panel which hears staff grievances.
  • Reports to the president


Name Title / Role Group Represented 
Tamer Mahmound Chair Gallaudet Staff Council
Andrew Schewe Vice Chair Gallaudet Staff Council
Nikki Surber  Secretary Gallaudet Staff Council
Robert Weinstock Parliamentarian Gallaudet Staff Council
Jacquelyn Lally GSC Senator-at-Large for Faculty Senate Gallaudet Staff Council
Cheryl Murgel Representative  Academic Affairs
Stephanie Roche Representative Academic Affairs
Trina Schooley Representative Academic Affairs
Vivienne Schroeder Representative Academic Affairs
Christopher Hoffmann Representative    Administration & Finance
Nathaniel Palacios Representative Administration & Finance
Selina Shearer Representative Administration & Finance
Michael Peterson Representative Clerc Center
Elvia Guillermo Representative  Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Jared Evans Representative Gallaudet Technology Services
Allison Polk Representative Institutional Advancement
Patricia Suarez Representative Office of the President
Jennifer Little Representative Student Affairs
Joshua Miller Interim Representative Student Affairs