NC State
Graduate Student Association

Executive Board

The executive board oversees the administration of the GSA and serves as the first line of communication between the GSA and the rest of the University at large. When contacting the GSA, it is normally better to address the entire exec board to ensure that your message is heard and answered, but if you need to reach out to a particular member, they are listed here for your reference.

  • President: James Withrow
    • Executive Liason for the Special Projects and Political Action Committee
    • Addresses graduate student concerns, Inter-University networking, communicates with graduate student body
  • Vice President of External AffairsJudith Rivera
    • Executive Liason for the Community Service Committee
    • University standing committees, organizes GSA community service events, represents GSA
  • Vice President of Internal Affairs: Lydia Koropeckyj-Cox
    • Executive Liason for the Department of Outreach and Leadership Committee
    • Best Practices Award, Representative resource, and constitutional amendments

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs: Sugandha Singh
    • Executive Liason for the Research Recognition Committee
    • GSA Award for Conferences, Graduate Research Symposium
  • Vice President of Communication: Deveshwar Hariharan
    • Executive Liason for the Publicity Committee
    • Listserv, website updates, and technological concerns
  • VP of  Student Governance Relations: Mike Madden
    • Represent the graduate students in student governance structures
  • Secretary: Rachel Atkins
    • Executive Liason for the Teaching Effectiveness Committee
    • Outstanding TA Awards, meeting minutes, and historicizing the organization
  • Treasurer: Emily Reeds
    • Executive Liason for the Social Committee
    • Yearly budget, honoraria/block grant, social events


Accounting, Jocelyn Rosario

Adult, Workforce, and Continuing Professional Education, Somanita Kheang

Animal Science, Rebecca Poole

Biological & Agricultural Engineering, Megan Boland

Biology (formerly Zoology), Andy Maurer

Biomath, Annabel Meade

Biomedical Engineering, Kimberly Nellenbach

Business Administration, Masters of (MBA), Varun Prakash

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Ryan Dudek

Chemistry, Carl Meunier

Civil Engineering, Shivpal Yadav

Communication, Malinda Dietrich/Madison Beecher

Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media, Hannah Mayfield

Computer Science Engineering, Justin A. Middleton

Crop and Soil Sciences, Noah DeWitt

Economics, Jin Qin

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Talha Agcayazi

English, Samantha Duke

Entomology, Jeremy Slone

Forest Biomaterials, Matt Kollman

Forestry & Environmental Resources, Andrea Medenblik

Genetics, Erin Peterson

Genomic Sciences, Ian Huntress

Higher Education, Carolyn Rauch

History, Tim Beelen

Horticultural Science, Brandon Huber

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Md Hafizul Islam

International Studies, Erik Myxter-iino

Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS), Rachael McCaully

Materials Science & Engineering, Alexandra (Ali) Henriques

Mathematics, Anthony Powell

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Raj Waghela

Microbiology, Kyle Griewisch

Minority Engineering (MEGSA SIG), Stephen Amoah

Operations Research Engineering, Lynesia Taylor

Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Management, Andrew Rogers

Physics, Brent Boland

Physiology, Haneen Qunbar

Plant Biology, Anna Dye

Plant Pathology, Urmila Adhikari

Poultry Science, Katherine Cupo

Psychology, Braxton Hicks

Public Administration, Bradley Johnson

Sociology, Victoria Ream

Statistics, MaLyn Lawhorn

Teacher Education & Learning Sciences (TELS), Tamika McElveen

Technical Communication, Kelia Ray

Wilson College of Textiles, Mostakima Mafruha Lubna

Toxicology, Adrian Green

Veterinary Medicine, Laura Minnema


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