NC State
Graduate Student Association

Internal Committees

All GSA representatives serve on one of our internal committees in order to work on our various programs and events. Committees will be updated in the fall when new committee assignments are made. You can email the committee by clicking on the committee’s name on this page or you can email the chair by clicking on the chair link below each committee name.

Teaching Effectiveness Committee

Chair: Haleigh Eubanks, Communication

  • Maile Kennaugh, Civil Engineering
  • Travis Merchant-Knudsen, Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media
  • Caroline Tompson, Economics
  • Sagar Rijhwani, Engineering Management
  • Christopher Hayes, Entomology
  • Louis Goodall, Geospatial

Judicial Committee

Chair: Lillian Lower, Biological and Agricultural Engineering

  • Nicole Adams, Bioinformatics
  • Kyla Bosh, Biomedical Engineering
  • Teresa Tiedge, Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Community and Social Engagement Committee

Chair: Hwa Huang, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

  • Tira Beckham, Forestry and Environmental Resources
  • Kaitlyn Tiffany, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
  • Nivetha Karunakaran, Physiology
  • Tim Van Doren, Adult, Workforce, and Continuing Professional Education
  • Melina Keighron, Plant Biology
  • Ellen Warner, Chemistry
  • Miracle Johnson, History
  • Hamide Somuncu, College of Design

Legislative Affairs and Student Advocacy Committee

Chair: Cole Butler, Biomathematics

  • Jingtian Lu, Textiles
  • Myandi Flowers-Brasher, English
  • Ashwini Pondeycherry Ganesh, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Christina Marlow, Psychology
  • Carol Sullivan Riddle, MALS
  • Auroni Hashmin, Math
  • Norman Hogan, Physics
  • Benjamin Pulgar, Sociology
  • Jackie Cerda-Smith, Student Parent Association
  • Emma Hepworth, Toxicology
  • Deja Perkins, Black Graduate Student Association

Research Recognition Committee

Chair: Anurata Hridi, Computer Science Engineering

  • Duc-Huy Pham, Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Sydney Shuping, Animal Science
  • Julia Janson, Crop and Soil Science
  • Cullen Burke, Forest Biomaterials
  • Ramsey Arram, Horticultural Science
  • Darrell Harry, Material Science and Engineering
  • Clara Tang, Microbiology
  • Erik Rosenstrom, Operations Research Engineering
  • Rajan Paudel, Plant Pathology
  • Joshua Fesmire, Public Administration
  • Madi Polera, Biology
  • Dushyanth Kumar Tammineni, Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
  • Moritz Woelk, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


We would like to thank our faculty adviser from the Graduate School, Peter Harries for his continued support and guidance in our work.