The Governance Task Force

  • reviews governance documents and policies at the Graduate Center
  • investigates reported infractions of governance and reports them to the DSC and the appropriate committees of Graduate Council and
  • provides mediation, intervention, and advocacy in furthering democracy and democratic processes at the Graduate Center and CUNY.

The members of the Governance Task Force include

  • student members of the Graduate Council Committee on Structure
  • all members of the DSC Executive Committee
  • DSC representatives ratified by the DSC Steering Committee.

When possible, a diversity of academic clusters and programs is represented.

Governance Task Force Members

The current Governance Task force members for the 2017-2018 academic year are:

Charlotte Thurston (Co-Chair for Student Affairs)
Teresa Ober (Co-Chair for Communications)
Liza Shapiro (Co-Chair for Business)
Tellisia Williams (USS Delegate)
Nicholas Glastonbury (UFS Liaison)
Alison Parks (Officer for Governance and Membership)
Kyla Bender-Baird (DSC Representative; Sociology)
Carlos Cuestas (DSC Representative; Music)
Jason Nielsen (DSC Representative; English)
Cecilia Salvi (DSC Representative; Anthropology)
Hamad Sindhi (DSC Representative; Sociology)