August General Body Meeting

Monday, September 9th6:00pm
Location Newcomb Hall 177


1.    Welcome

2.    Leadership Speaker Series

Brendan Nigro, UVA Board of Visitors Student Representative

3.    Updates, News, & Reminders

a.    Department Updates

b.    GPC Updates

·       Graduate Legislative Affairs Committee: Space for one or two more active and engaged members from GSAS. If you are interested, talk to Paul Zivick or Kyle Chattelton. 

c.    Graduate Student Organizations

·       Compiling a database of graduate organizations that are officially recognized by the University. If you know if any organizations like this, please have their officers get in touch with Paul so that we can create a resource for all graduate students to use. 


4.    Updates to By-Laws and Constitution [Vote]

a.    Motion passes. New Bylaws approved.

b.    Motion passes. Constitution updates approved. 

5.    Committee Updates:

a.    Honor Committee (Adam Huckaby & Victoria Clark)

b.    University Judiciary Committee (Niko Maffucci & Kyle Chattleton)

c.    Initiatives Committee

d.    Social Committee(Tiffany Layne & Claire-Marie Brisson) 

·       Back to School Welcome Event. 6-9pm on Sept 27th. Flyer to come. Scavenger hunt to help graduate students get to know the downtown mall better. Freebies and prizes at the end. Cohosting with GBS and Engineering. 

e.    Professional Development Committee(Andie Waterman)

·       Looking to hold our first event in October 

f.     Research Committee (Thankful Cromartie) 

g.    Finance Committee

·       Funding Requests

6.    GSASC Elections

a.    Rob Initiatives Co-Chair

b.    Natalia Initiatives Co-Chair 

c.    Karina Professional Development Co-Chair

7.    For the Good of the Order