Shared Governance: Graduate Student Association (GSA)

Updated March 2018

Charge

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a student organization representing all graduate students at Gallaudet University. Their purpose is to work for the well-being of a represent the interests of graduate students (e.g., promote academic excellence, provide a forum for the expression of opinion by graduate students, facilitate communications and joint activities among Graduate School departments, and to promote the graduate school culture).

Authority

This Committee has the following authority:

  • Manages organization’s budget, authorizes expenditures. Advises the faculty, deans, provost, president through participation on the Faculty Senate, University Budget Committee, and other standing and ad hoc committees.
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees at three annual meetings.

Membership

NameTitle / Role
Jacob Salem President
Scout Kilbourne Secretary
Tiffany Bridgett Vice President
Alexandra Gaston Chief Financial Officer>