• Usually 3rd year
  • Serve as liaisons between graduate students and the department faculty and staff
  • Keep the committees on track to fulfill their responsibilities
  • Chair officer meetings
  • Can tell you who is on which commitee


  • Manage SGSA bank account
  • Handle reimbursements for SGSA
  • Arrange for funding from industry contacts

Graduate Assembly (GA) Delegate

  • Attend monthly GA meetings (free food!)
  • File paperwork for GA funding at the beginning of each semester
  • Keep graduate students updated on GA happenings

Graduate Assembly (GA) Alternate

  • In line to be delegate next year
  • Attends meetings if Delegate cannot


Student Seminar Committee

  • Organize student seminars
  • Organize grad student talks at Berkeley-Stanford and Berkeley-Davis Colloquia

Social Committee

  • Mostly, organize weekly Friday wind-downs
    • One foosball tournament each semester
    • Yearly lunar new year potluck
  • Organize one-off social events for special occasions (e.g. Pi day)
  • Run T-shirt design contest

Party Committee

  • Organize Fall Party and Spring Picnic
  • Do basically nothing else

Hospitality Committee

  • Attend the weekly Freedman lunch (before Covid)
  • Welcome Neyman seminar speakers and faculty candidates at weekly lunch (before Covd)
  • Match up prospective/incoming grad students with current grad mentors
  • Organize the Visit Day happy hour

Diversity Committee

  • Plan and host various diversity intiaitives, including:
    • Graduate sharing circles
    • Outreach panels
    • Book club
    • women’s lunches
    • gender issues discussion
  • Collaborate with faculty on diversity initiatives and provide input

Web Committee

  • Hi!
  • Join us, we don’t do a whole lot
  • Maintain and organize the SGSA site (and files, e.g. pictures)
    • Maintain the SGSA Google calendar (do we do this anymore?)
    • Maintain the SGSA Facebook page (not sure we do this either?)
    • Pursue other committees to contribute content
    • Maintain pages with advice on what incoming students need to do and whom they need to contact to do it