Main Office Contact
Board Members & Staff
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 STUDENT AFFAIRS
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.
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
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 SERVICES
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 FINANCE
The Director of Finance works with the Executive Director and the Finance Committee to prepare the annual budget for the Society and to ensure the financial health of the GSS. They assist in day-to-day operations, review all Society contracts, and sign the cheques.
- phone: 250-472-5163
- email: 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. The Executive Director 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
- Phone: (250) 472-5597
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. The Operations and Services Manager manages the restaurant and catering policies, capital and renovations for the building, and manages student services (such as Upass sales).
HEALTH AND DENTAL PLAN COORDINATOR
Joëlle Alice Michaud-Ouellet
- Phone: 250-721-8816
- (Working days: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays)
The Health and Dental Plan Coordinator negotiates and administers the Society’s Extended Health & Dental Plans.
- Phone: 250-472-4543
The Events Coordinator works with the Events Committee to organize social and academic events for graduate students and their families.