BGSO Positions and Duties

Leads BGSO meetings (as needed)
Attends faculty meetings (monthly)
Attend new student orientation, present funding opportunities (annually)

Vice President:
Send out new student guides
Set up a meet and greet-type event at beginning of year
Coordinates TA exam proctoring (each semester)
Take on any responsibilities of president if unable to fulfill

Keep notes during meetings
Email minutes of meetings to Biograd

GSA representative:
Attend senator retreat in the fall (optional)
Attend GSA meetings (every other week)
Report information that affects graduate students

DVP Committee:
Coordinate nominations, election of DVP for the coming year
Assist with DVP visit

Review graduate student applications
Sit in and vote during 2-3 meetings with committee

Friday Seminars:
Plan and schedule Friday seminars (according to guidelines)
Post flyers about upcoming seminars; send email reminders (weekly)

Monday Seminars:
Coordinate lunches with Monday seminar speaker and graduate students
Send reminders, collect RSVPs, order food, coordinate with faculty in charge

Run and update BGSO website

Computer room:
Responsible for minimal upkeep of gradlab computers
Make sure stats programs up to date, clean off unnecessary files and programs (monthly)

Good News Liaison:
Announce general departmental/lab good news before Monday Seminar

Bad News Liaison:
Announce general departmental/lab bad news (in a comrodery way) during Friday Seminar

Search Committee Representatives:
When an active search is underway, serve as grad student vote on search committee (nominated by faculty)