LGSA@USC   LatinoGraduateStudentAssociation  

2012-2013 Executive Board Recruitment Meeting March 22, 2012

The Latino Graduate Student Association of USC started in the spring of 2008 to provide a community for incoming and continuing Latino/a graduate students. Purpose: •  To enhance the intellectual and social community of Latino/ a graduate students •  Advocate for support networks for Latino/a graduate and professional students, faculty, and other members of the USC community •  Promote the recruitment and retention of Latino/a graduate and professional students •  Support research and publication opportunities to further the professional development of Latino/a graduate students •  To support undergraduate students interested in Graduate school

About Us

Why Run?...
This is the only school wide graduate student organization available to Latinos Represent Latino Graduate students throughout campus and meet other students from all the diverse schools


Executive Positions
•  Represent the organization at events and gatherings, act as a liaison between LGSA and other student orgs and university administration, chair meetings, organize events, and oversee other officers and their duties, and budget

Vice President
•  Co-chair meetings with President, assist with President with oversight of LGSA, organize events, act as interim Treasurer

Executive Positions cont’d…
Communication Chair
•  Maintain email list serve, Facebook, web site, and information between members and officers, prepare meeting minutes, maintain and update calendar of events, and newsletter

•  Manage budget, funding proposals, expense requests, internal requests, maintain proper documentation and receipts, attend GSG Financial meetings

Executive Positions cont’d
Community Outreach Chair •  Organize community service events, outreach to under-served communities, work collaboratively with El Centro Chicano, LSA and other Orgs to host Grad School Para Mensos, & assist in events as needed

Social Chair •  Outreach and coordinate with other organizations, PR events, coordinate Baila for a Cause and End of the Year bash, plan and assist in other social events as needed

Dinner with your Professor

Welcome Back Mixer with BGSN Baila for a Cause

End of the Year Event Homecoming / UCLA Tailgate Grad School Para Mensos

Election Process
1.  Ask us questions about the position you are interested in… 2.  Check your email. We will email out the INTENT TO RUN application form. 3.  INTENT TO RUN Application is due April 1st by midnight. 4.  Candidate info will be sent out to our listserv (Get your fellow Latin@ classmates to join LGSA!)
1.  Only LGSA members can vote.

5.  Voting will be April 2nd-13th. 6.  LGSA Executive Board 2012-2013 will be announced April 17th.