The Grad student General Office is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Thursday.
Location: Room 102, Halpern Centre for Graduate Students, University of Victoria
Mailing address: Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2
Courier address: Graduate Students’ Society, UVIC, 3800 Finnerty Rd (Ring Road), Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2
Call the General Office for referrals, catering and room bookings.
Phone: (250) 472-4543 - Fax: (250) 721-6137 - Email: gsscomm[at]uvic.ca.
To make a table reservation in the Grad House, please call: at (250) 721-8942
Ms. Amanda McLaughlin
The Chair acts as the official spokesperson of the Society.The chair is the primary liaison between the Society and the University administration and external political bodies. Internally, the chair chairs the Executive Council and the Graduate Representative Council.
DIRECTOR OF SERVICES
Ms. Julie Fortin
The Director of Services is responsible for planning GSS-sponsored activities and acts as a liaison with student groups. The Director also sits on the Orientation Committee and the Clubs’ Council.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Danny Martin
The Director of Communications publicizes and promotes GSS activities and acts as Editor in Chief for the Unacknowledged Source and all GSS publications.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Ms. Noa Hacohen
The Director of Finance works with the Executive Director to prepare the annual budget for the Society and to ensure the financial health of the GSS. The Director assists in day-to-day operations and scrutinizes all Society contracts.
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
Ms. Gillian Dornan
The Director of Student Affairs acts as primary liaison between the Society and other student unions and student organizations, including the UVic Undergraduate Students’ Society. The director chairs the Orientation Committee, helps organize special events, and advocates for graduate students.
Ms. Stacy Chappel
Phone: 250-472-5163 / gssmgr[at]uvic.ca
The Executive Director works with the Executive Council, Society staff and the general membership to ensure the smooth operation of the Society. She works closely with the board to manage Society finances, set strategic goals, keep society records, set administrative protocol, and support students.
OPERATIONS AND SERVICES MANAGER
Ms. Brandy Sistili
Phone: (250) 472-5597 / bsistili[at]uvic.ca
The Operations and Services Manager works with the Executive Director and Society staff to ensure the restaurant and services of the society are well managed. She manages the restaurant and catering policies, capital and renovations for the building, and manages student services (such as Upass sales).
Mr. Mike Ronning
Phone: (250) 472-4582 / gradhse[at]uvic.ca
The Kitchen Manager is the head cook for the Grad House. He coordinates menu development and kitchen operations.
HEALTH AND DENTAL PLAN COORDINATOR
Joëlle Alice Michaud-Ouellet
Phone: 250-721-8816 / gsoc[at]uvic.ca (Working days: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)
The Services Coordinator negotiates and administers the Society’s Extended Health & Dental Plans and ensures the smooth delivery of all society programs.
Phone: 250-472-4543 / gsscomm[at]uvic.ca
The Office Coordinator staffs the front desk, handles room bookings and catering enquiries, compiles and sends the GSS Bulletin, and generally keeps the office running.
Phone: 250-472-4543 / gss3[at]uvic.ca
The Events Coordinator organizes social and academic events for graduate students and their families.