html5-img
1 / 25

Introductions

Introductions. Officers: Jimmy Harris, President Chris Roberts, Vice-President Danny Anderson, Corresponding Secretary Olivier Arnoult , Treasurer Jeremy Marvel, Recording Secretary Executive Board: Scott Adams, Social Sciences Chris Ryan, Math & Natural Sciences

helen
Download Presentation

Introductions

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author. Content is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only. Download presentation by click this link. While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server. During download, if you can't get a presentation, the file might be deleted by the publisher.

E N D

Presentation Transcript


  1. Introductions • Officers: • Jimmy Harris, President • Chris Roberts, Vice-President • Danny Anderson, Corresponding Secretary • Olivier Arnoult, Treasurer • Jeremy Marvel, Recording Secretary • Executive Board: • Scott Adams, Social Sciences • Chris Ryan, Math & Natural Sciences • Lucas ODonnell, Engineering • Patrick Warren, Arts and Humanities • Quentin Jamieson, Medical Sciences • Maritza Rosales, At-Large • Craig Rudick, At-Large • Sreenath Narayan, At-Large • UNFILLED, Professional Programs • Deans: • Dr. Chuck Rozek • Dr. Denise Douglas

  2. Meeting Agenda • Introductions • Mentoring 101: What Makes a Good Mentor? • Graduate Professional Council • Bylaws Changes • Transportation Committee • Stimulus Plan! • Upcoming Events and Committees

  3. SENATOR RECOGNITION PROGRAM • New initiative to encourage dissemination of information to ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS! • BCC gssrewards@case.edu on GSS updates you send to your constituents • An email qualifies you for chance to win $15 gift card (drawing at next GSS meeting) • Meeting updates qualify too! (see gss.case.edu) • SENATOR OF THE MONTH: Cara Henry-Halldin (contact Olivier)

  4. Mentor 101 Tom Bulea, Professional Development Committee • Dr. Mano Singham from UCITE presents: • What makes a good mentor and how to find them? • What to do to be a better Mentee? • What should you focus on when mentoring others? • TONIGHT: March 5th @ 5:30, Clapp 405

  5. The Graduate Professional Council Where we have come from & where we are going.

  6. Before the GPC Pro Council What was it? What happened to it? What are we going to do differently?

  7. In the Beginning • Summer 2008 • First Meeting • Biweekly Meetings throughout the summer • Fall Semester 2008 • Biweekly Meetings • The GPC gets a name • Events • GPC Bodega Event • Co-sponsored event with the Nursing school: Forum on Health Care and the Election

  8. Spring Semester 2009Creating a Footprint • Constitution & Bylaws • Student Affairs Support • Creating a place for the GPC within each school or program • Events • Weekly happy hours at the Jolly Scholar • Bodega Event • End of the year event • Relay for Life • Hudson Relay • Clothing Drive • Housing Information

  9. The Players Graduate School Dental School Medical School (University and Cleveland Clinic) Masters in Non-Profit Organizations Law School Business School Nursing School (Masters and PHD) Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

  10. Bylaws Changes • Election Terms • Reorganization of Standing Cmtes • Composition of Executive Board • Recognized Organizations • Budget • Duties of Officers • Amendment Deadlines • Changing language in Constitution in VII.A to include executives to submit amendments to constitution (See Formal Bylaws Changes for details)

  11. Election Terms • Overview of Proposed Change: • Change start date of Senators, Executives, Officers from August 1st to June 1st. • Reason for Change: • To use the summer as a “ramp up” period and minimize the “lame-duck” period. • To get all of executive board formed before school year starts and at the same time

  12. Reorganization of Standing Cmtes • Overview of Proposed Change: • See Table • Reason for Change: • Activities and Prof Development act as two separate cmtes • Diekhoff committee usually only active in Spring, and the two committees overlap • Benefits and Compensation committee to examine everything from Health Care to RTA passes

  13. Composition of Executive Board • Overview of Proposed Change: • Merge 3 College of Arts and Sciences Cost Center executives • Remove at-large Executives, put Committee chairs onto exec. board • Establish firm ties to Graduate Professional Council • Reason for Change: • Structure Executive Board to improve collaboration and communication inside and outside of GSS

  14. Recognized Organizations • Overview of Proposed Change: • Provide Organizations and Allocations Cmte (O+A) with recognition capabilities • Increase Funding Amount from $250 to $500 • Change wording to encourage multiple events by student groups • Reason for Change: • To encourage student participation in O+A committee • To allow student groups to plan better and more frequent events for grad students

  15. Budget • Overview of Proposed Change: • Create budget start date in bylaws, and specify it to align with start date of Execs, Senators, etc. • Specify how budget and finances are managed between start of new exec board until full senate approval • Reason for Change: • New Exec board/GSS should be able to propose/decide its own budget • Events during the summer and early fall incur costs to GSS before budget has been decided. New rules will enable expenditures with safefguards.

  16. Duties of Officers • Overview of Proposed Change: • Rebranding of Corresponding Sec. and Recording Sec. into Information Officer and Secretary • Other misc. changes to other Execs • Reason for Change: • Corresponding Sec. is largely in charge of emails and website currently, so the title of the position should be reworded to align with current duties • Other changes in duties to executives are proposed to align with expected duties

  17. Amendment Deadlines • Overview of Proposed Change: • Switching Deadlines from 2 weeks to 1 week before GA for amendment submissions • Reason for Change: • Timing of Exec meeting and GA has meant that at least 2 months are needed to turnaround a bylaws change, the change will expedite the process

  18. President Vice-President Secretary Information Officer Treasurer Engineering Executive Arts+Sciences Executive School of Medicine Executive Professional Schools Executive Activities Cmte Chair Prof. Development Chair Mentor/Diekhoff Chair Organizations and Allocations Chair Graduate Professional Council (GPC) Liason Elections are Coming!

  19. Transportation Committee • No activity with committee • Dissolve Committee?

  20. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=LLVrG4WVGFgXoxtHoOxoZA_3d_3d(POSTED ON GSS.CASE.EDU) Survey is 5-10 minutes Please encourage your constituents to take the survey! Graduate Student Health Insurance Survey

  21. Stimulus Plan • Website for information: • http://ora.ra.cwru.edu/research/stimulus.cfm

  22. Upcoming Events and Committees Chris Roberts, VP

  23. How to stay informed? • Email: Look for Emails on GSSenate email list • Forward and Post Flyers for events • GSS Newsletter (Coming Soon: GSSNewsletter email alias) • Web: Go to GSS.CASE.EDU • Google Calendar • News and Events posted daily • Meetings: Many announcements will be made here

  24. Other Questions orBusiness?

More Related