Amy Shine

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the principal assistant to the AGS President, acting as a liaison in matters of importance on behalf of the AGS President and Vice President of Internal Affairs
  • Coordinate the AGS Symposium
  • Works with the AGS President in the development and drafting of complex and sensitive communications pertaining to AGS
  • Coordinate and organize meetings for the AGS President and AGS Vice Presidents
  • Connect with graduate and professional students clubs and organizations to ensure AGS represents the entire spectrum of graduate and professional student viewpoints
  • Assist the Executive Cabinet in tasks as appropriate
  • Oversee and assist with the productivity/status of ongoing AGS projects
  • Assist the Campus Organizing Director with the execution and organization of the AGS Fall Retreat

Contact

cos@ags.uci.edu

Sara Newsome

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all strategic communications with constituents and university partners
  • Advertise and promote various events organized by AGS
  • Maintain the website and ensure all the information is updated
  • Assist VP Admin in managing council, taking minutes at meetings in their absence
  • Assist the Chief of Staff in communications/logistics regarding the AGS Symposium

Contact

ccd@ags.uci.edu

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and provide events that fulfill international students needs.
  • Assist service providers present on campus about international students.
  • Doing advocacy for international students.
  • Create a gateway for international students within the Student Government.

Contact

international@ags.uci.edu

Steven Norris 

Responsibilities

  • Serve on the Internal Committee and work with VP Internal
  • Represent graduate and professional student interests on the Student Health Insurance Advisory Committee
  • Write reports and referendums for grad student issues
  • Coordinate planning with staff members for Career Conference, AGS symposium, and Happy Grad
  • Lead recruitment efforts for AGS

Contact

cod@ags.uci.edu

Maryam Asghari

Responsibilities

  • Work with External VP
  • Educate students on issues affecting graduate education at the state, national and local level
  • Coordinate lobby visits with national policy makers and assist in visits to state and other policy makers
  • Coordinate training of graduate students on principles of lobbying and advocacy
  • Coordinate efforts with our partner organizations, NAGPS and SAGE
  • Coordinate lobby visits with policy makers in Orange County and Sacramento
  • Coordinate efforts with our UCGPC and UCSA

Contact

legislative@ags.uci.edu

Kate Forrest

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Graduate Division to help students begin preparing for the job market earlier in graduate career.
  • Work with Career Center and AGS to develop and implement programs to inform graduate students about potential academic and non-academic career paths.
  • Work with Career Center and AGS to develop and implement events to train graduate students in skills necessary to thrive after graduate school.
  • Work with Graduate Division and other departments on campus to change environment concerning non-academic careers for graduate students.
  • Develop relationships with outside companies and universities to set up internship opportunities.

 

 

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Contact

symposium@ags.uci.edu

Yenda Prado 

Responsibilities

  •  identifying and assessing the needs and desires of graduate students with family and implementing quarterly events of a social, professional development, or networking nature.

Contact: ygiovana@uci.edu

Neil Kaplan-Kelly

Responsibilities:

  • identifying and assessing the needs and desires of LGBTQ graduate students and implementing quarterly events of a social, professional development, or networking nature and coordinating with the clubs and resources on campus.

Contact: ekaplank@uci.edu