Graduate Student Association

128 Memorial Union, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881

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Members and Officers

2014 – 2015 Executive Council Officers

President Lindsay McLennan
Past-President Devon Swanson
Vice President Matt Luby
Treasurer Jacquie Britto
Secretary Hyejung Lim
Webmaster Aseel Eid


2014 – 2015 Senators

Biological Sciences Ashley Marranzino
Biological Sciences  Zachary Chejanovski
Business Administration (MBA) James Blair
Chemistry Liz Kohr
Chemistry Matt Porter
Chemistry  Dan Jones
English Catherine Winters
English Serap Hidir
English Beth Leonardo
Music Sandi Lewanika

2014 – 2015 Committees

Graduate Student Association:

Budget & Finance Committee Jessica McKinstry
Community Service Committee Jacquie Britto, Rachel Naylor, Sofie Ausfresser, Jessica McKinstry
Bylaws & Constituion Committee Ashley Marranzino


Graduate Council Liz Kohr, Lindsay Mclennan, Beth Leonardo
Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual  Dan Jones
IT Strategic Governance Committee  Aseel Eid
Web Policy Council  Aseel Eid
President’s Commission on the Status of Women at URI
Athletics Advisory Board James (Jim) Blair
Library Committee  Catherine Winters
Honors Program and Visiting Scholars  Ashley Marranzino
Academics Standards and Calendar
Learning Outcomes Assessment Oversign Committee  Sandi Lewanika
Equity Council  Serap Hidir
Curriculum Affairs Committee  Zachary Chejanovski
General Education Committee  Julia Johnstone

Senate Meetings

Senate Spring Semester Meetings:

March 2nd, 2016 12:00 pm

March 30th, 2016 12:00 pm

April 20th, 2016 12:00 pm

LAST MEETING OF THE SEMESTER Wed. 12/8/15 12 PM Memorial Union RM. 300 Senate Chambers

If you're interested in becoming a department senator, please send a message to any of the officers or simply attend a meeting of the GSA. Department senators that attend two meetings in a semester get a $75 stipend as well.

Quick Links

Are you a senator who has missed a Senate meeting due to unavoidable circumstances? You can fill out a missed meeting form to make up for your absence. Contact a GSA officer for more details. Make-up meeting form

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