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Vote this week: GPSA E-Board Elections 2014 - 2015

Posted: January 29, 2014

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2014 -2015 GPSA Executive Board Elections
Voting this week - April 7th - 11th: Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

The GPSA Executive Board candidates for 2014 - 2015 are:

President:
Sharon Young

Vice President:
Michael Alires
Katelyn DiBenedetto
Meghan Pierce
 

The Graduate & Professional Student Association is the governing body for all enrolled graduate and professional students at UNLV. The Association represents the graduate and professional student body at Board of Regents meetings, campus-wide committees, offers fall, spring, and summer research/ conference travel funding, and maintains an office and computer lab in the Lied Library.  The GPSA shall assist graduate and professional students with support for their academic endeavors. Providing an environment conducive to student scholarship and research is the primary goal of the GPSA. In addition, the GPSA strives to engender a sense of community among the graduate and professional students by furnishing financial support and fellowship.

The GPSA Council is made up of one representative from each Graduate College department and professional program, and currently meets the first of each month during the semesters.  Meetings are open to all graduate and professional students.  The Executive Board meets routinely, and consists of four elected positions: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

The Declaration of Candidacy application and letter of recommendation are due in the GPSA Office by Friday, April 4, 2014.  Each candidate will be expected to make a speech to the GPSA Council on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Student Union, room 208 A & B, where the Council members will then cast their ballots.  All other graduate and professional students will have the opportunity to vote at the Graduate Student Commons, Lied Library room 2141; beginning 4:00pm Monday, April 7th. Students will be allowed to vote during regular GPSA Office hours and must show their valid student ID; only one vote per graduate/professional student.  Voting will continue until Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5 p.m.

The voting results will be announced and posted by Monday, April 14, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact the GPSA Office, at 895-2261.

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