GSA 2019 Elections


*Important update* At council meeting #10 on March 11, 2019, the GSA council voted to temporarily suspend the Election Bylaws as it pertains to the dates of the election procedures. In effect, the council vote approved moving the election date from council meeting #11 on April 8 to council meeting #12 on April 22.  By moving the date to April 22, potential nominees will have the opportunity to know the results of the GSA fee referendum (under student body vote April 8-12, 2019) prior to election night. Below are the newly-approved dates for the election proceedings for Spring 2019. Please contact the Elections Committee ( with any questions or concerns.

The election for 2019-2020 GSA Executive Committee officers will be held at the second Council Meeting of Spring Quarter on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 6pm in the PC Forum.

March 11: Nominations open!

TBA: Elections Mixer

April 15: Optional public endorsement due

April 17: Optional candidate materials (platforms, etc) due

April 22: Election Night!

Current Nominations (listed in order of acceptance as of 3/11/19)

Nominee(s) for President

Nominee(s) for Vice President of Academic Affairs

Nominee(s) for Vice President of Campus Affairs

Nominee(s) for Vice President of External Affairs

Nominee(s) for Vice President of Financial Affairs

Nominee(s) for Vice President of Social Affairs

Alex Whitehead

Nominee(s) for Vice President of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Affairs

Want to run for an elected office? See the officer webpage for a description of duties. We strongly suggest that you contact current officers to learn more about the responsibilities and rewards of serving in each position. Any graduate student can run for an election position if they are nominated by a current GSA representative or officer. Come to a council meeting to see what it’s all about.

Thank you for your time and involvement in the graduate community!

GSA 2019 Elections Committee

GSA Election Bylaws