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2016-17 SGSA Officers

Co-Presidents: Sara and Jamie
  • Serve as liaisons between graduate students and the department faculty and staff
  • Keep the committees on track to fulfill their responsibilities
  • Chair officer meetings

Treasurer: Bryan
Support: --
  • Manage SGSA bank account
  • Handle reimbursements for SGSA
  • Arrange for funding from industry contacts

Graduate Assembly (GA) Delegate: Jake
Alternate GA Delegate: --
  • Attend monthly GA meetings
  • File paperwork for GA funding at the beginning of each semester
  • Keep SGSA updated on GA happenings


Student Seminar Committee
Head: Jake, Omid, Steve, Soeren, Simon
Support:  --
  • Organize student seminars
  • Organize grad student talks at Berkeley-Stanford and Berkeley-Davis Colloquia

Internal Social Committee
Head: Eli, Bryan, Zsolt
Support: --
  • Organize weekly Friday wind-downs
  • Host foosball tournaments each semester
  • Organize one-off social events for special occasions (e.g. Pi day)
  • Run T-shirt design contest

External Social (Party) Committee
Head: Joe, Karl, Xiao
Support: Chelsea, Omid
  • Organize Fall Party and Spring Picnic

Hospitality Committee
Head: Hue, Stephanie
Support: --
  • Attend the weekly Freedman lunch
  • Welcome Neyman seminar speakers and faculty candidates at weekly lunch
  • Match up prospective/incoming grad students with current grad mentors
  • Organize the Visit Day happy hour

Diversity Committee
Head: Kellie, Ryan, Rebecca, Chelsea, Omid
  • Organize the fall and spring women's lunches
  • Host the annual gender issues discussion

Web Committee
Head: Ryan, Kellie, Rebecca, Jason
Google Calendar Tzar: Rebecca
  • Maintain and organize the SGSA site (and files, e.g. pictures, on wiki)
  • Maintain the SGSA Google calendar
  • Maintain the SGSA Facebook page
  • Pursue other committees to contribute content to the wiki
  • Maintain wiki page with advice on what incoming students need to do and whom they need to contact to do it

Other Posts 

Union Steward
Head: TBD
  • Struggle against the bourgeoisie

Admissions Rep
Head: Kellie and Rebecca
  • Wield power, crush dreams