Meet the GSO Officers
2018-19 GSO Officers
President- Lisa Lamson
President Responsibilities: Perform the necessary duties of acting as a liaison between the community of graduate students and the university administration and Greater Milwaukee community. This position may include interacting with administrators on campus, leaders of other student organizations on campus, and facilitating the goals of the organization. The chair will be required to lead meetings of the executive board and meetings of the GSO council. GSO sub-committee members will be required to report to the chair a summary of meetings attended.
Vice President- Brooke Thorson
Vice President Responsibilities: Perform the duties of organizing, delegating and assisting with all other Chairs. The Vice President will be a standing ‘manager’ of each Chair within the GSO, and will be used as a resource to help accomplish the tasks of each Chair.
Community Integration Chair- Elizabeth McLaren
Community Integration Chair Responsibilities: Perform the duties of organizing community service events, community outreach events, and events focused on developing spiritual and ethical development. This position may include organizing community service events, partnering with local organizations to promote community service, and interfacing with other organizations on campus dedicated to community service. Additionally, this position will organize events to develop or maintain spiritual and ethical principles of graduate students.
GSO Communications Chair- Nicole Wells
Communications Chair Responsibilities: Perform all duties associated with print and digital media on behalf of the GSO. This position may include managing both print and digital media blasts, managing social media accounts for the GSO, and maintaining and updating the GSO website.
GSO Logistics Chair– Sarah Framnes
Logistics Chair Responsibilities: Perform the duties of a treasurer and administrative assistant, including being responsible for financial transactions associated with the GSO, coordinating event spaces, coordinating calendar invitations, attendee lists, and coordinating event times.
Graduate School Adviser – Dr. Douglas Woods
Dean of the Graduate School
Phone: (414) 288-3769
Digital Content Strategist and Website Advisor- Carla Sumka
Website Content Strategist
Phone: (414) 288-4884