Officers & Representatives

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The GSS is helpful to graduate students because it addresses on-campus and community issues that are specifically relevant to grads
Yunyun Gu, Teacher Education '21

Executive Board:

The GSS Executive Board is the governing body fo the Graduate Student Senate (GSS).  A group of elected officers serves the committee to ensure the proper functioning of the Graduate Student Senate and to listen to concerns brought forth by unit representatitve and other graduate students to improve graduate life here at Lehigh. 

The GSS executive board is comprised of students from multiple colleges, backgrounds, and disciplines who come together to ensure the smooth functioning and reponsive goverance for the student body's needs.

Unit Representatives:

A Unit Representative, nominated by a Graduate Unit, represents their department or program at all General Assemby meetings and serves as a liaison between the GSS and their respective units.  To volunteer to represent any open unit representative position, please talk to your department secretary or email ingss@lehigh.edu.

The attendence sheet of Unit Representative at the General Assembly Meeting can be viewed here.

Club Representatives:

A Club Representative is a person (1), nominated by a GSS approved club that represents their club at all General Assembly meetings and serves as a liaison between the GSS and their representing clubs.

Committee Representatives:

Each standing committee in the GSS is open to all General Members unless otherwise specified.  The Committee Representiative is encouraged to attend and participate in all committee meetings and disseminate this infomation to the GSS community at the General Assembly meeting.

GSS Internal Committee Members

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Committee

Princess Neely (co-chair), pon216@lehigh.edu

Katherine Melo (co-chair), kam716@lehigh.edu

Jimmy Hamill, jah513@lehigh.edu

Natania Lipp, nsl319@lehigh.edu

Juan Valladeres, jjv218@lehigh.edu

Kadia Hylton-Fraser, kah818@lehigh.edu

External Affairs Committee

Annie Sanchez (chair), acs517@lehigh.edu

Jacob Nelson, jjn217@lehigh.edu

Caroline Ferguson, cal618@lehigh.edu

Steven Berger, srb420@lehigh.edu

GSS Budget Committee

Onur Denizhan, ond213@lehigh.edu

Eugene Rohrer, ehr217@lehigh.edu

Katherine Melo, kam716@lehigh.edu

Kevin Smith, kss216@lehigh.edu

GSS LUGS 5k Committee

Eugene Rohrer (chair), ehr217@lehigh.edu

Mental Health/Graduate Wellness Committee

Raquel Sosa (chair), ras619@lehigh.edu

Eugene Rohrer, ehr217@lehigh.edu

Natania Lipp, nsl319@lehigh.edu

Sara Beachy, sab617@lehigh.edu

GSS Representatives

Council for Equitable Community Committee

Princess Neely, pon216@lehigh.edu

Educational Policy Committee for the Undergraduates

Nicholas Coscarelli, njc320@lehigh.edu

1 position available-if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Faculty Committee on Facilities Planning

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Faculty Committee on Global Affairs

Audrey Schimmel, aes220@lehigh.edu

Faculty Committee on Student Life

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Graduate and Research Committee

Paula Camacho, pac417@lehigh.edu

Leadership Awards Committee

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Lehigh Sustainability Council (LSC)

Ben Davis, bed217@lehigh.edu

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Library Users' Committee

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Parking Appeals Committee

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

University Appeals Committee

2 positions available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

University Committee on Discipline

4 positions available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu

Visiting Lecturers Committee

1 position available- if interested, please contact ingss@lehigh.edu