Contact

The Grad student General Office is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Thursday and 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Fridays

Main Office Contact

Phone

(250) 472-4543

Fax

(250) 721-6137

Email

gssoffice[at]uvic.ca

Grad House Reservations

please reserve using our form.

Location

Room 102, Halpern Centre for Graduate Students, University of Victoria

Courier Address

Graduate Students’ Society, UVIC, 3800 Finnerty Rd (Ring Road), Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2

Mailing Address

Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

Board Members & Staff

CHAIR

Susan Kim

  •  gsschair[at]uvic.ca

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

Gillian Dornan

  • gssaff[at]uvic.ca

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

Quirin Hohendorf

  • gssdcomm[at]uvic.ca

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

Jessica Wyatt

  • gssserv[at]uvic.ca

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

Olga Gould

  • gssfinan[at]uvic.ca

The Kitchen Manager is the head cook for the Grad House. He coordinates menu development and kitchen operations.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Stacy Chappel

  • 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. 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

Mike Ronning

  • Phone: (250) 472-5597
  •  gssops[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).

HEALTH AND DENTAL PLAN COORDINATOR

Joëlle Alice Michaud-Ouellet

  • Phone: 250-721-8816
  • gsoc[at]uvic.ca
  • (Working days: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)

The Health and Dental Plan Coordinator negotiates and administers the Society’s Extended Health & Dental Plans.

EVENTS COORDINATOR

Neil Barney

  • Phone: 250-472-4543
  • gss3[at]uvic.ca

The Events Coordinator works with the Events Committee to organize social and academic events for graduate students and their families.

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