Past Officers

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Fall 1978 (Founding Year)

Chair: Chris Fynsk
E-Board: Mark Kornbluh; Barb Lacum; Rick Lockwood

1980-1981: GRO Executive Board

Chair: Mark Kornbluh
Secretary: Kathy Ogren
Treasurer: Robin Becker

1981-1982: GRO Executive Board

GRO Guide Editor: Kathy Ogren

1991-1992: GRO Executive Board

Chairs: Patrick Hagopian & Greg Fieldson

1996-1997: GRO Executive Board

Co-Chairs: Julia Curry & Manish Sinha
Office Coordinator: Jonathan Gelbord
Newsletter Editor: Kelly Schrum
Treasurer: Cory Heyman
Athletic Coordinator: Sharma Hendel
Entertainment Coordinator: Dani Amzel
Secretary: Umang Anand

1999-2000: GRO Executive Board

Co-Chair: Anthony Stapon
Treasurer: Michael Paraskewich
Newsletter Editor: Christopher Gardner

2000-2001: GRO Executive Board

Chair: Anthony Stapon
Co-Chair: Michael Paraskewich
Secretary: Claudia Ketchmer
Treasurer: Ciprian Tutu
Grad News Editor: Mary Berk
Office Coordinator: Shelly Brett-Major

2001-2002: GRO Executive Board

Chair: Mary Berk
Co-Chair: Allison Surtees
Treasurer: Ciprian Tutu
Secretary: Michael Krebs
Insurance Man: Daniel Bain
Grad News Editor: Alexis Lewis
Sports Rep.: Eugenio Culurciello
Entertainment Coordinator: Adam Schneider

2002-2003: GRO Executive Board

Grad News Editor: Annemarie Catania

2003-2004: GRO Executive Board

Grad News Editor: Adam Ruben

2004-2005: GRO Executive Board

Chair: Ali O. Ustun
Co-Chair: Jennifer Roth
Treasurer: Lu Zhang
Secretary: Carl Robert Keyes
Endowment Chair: Hussein Aluie
Health Insurance Chair: Tanzina Mirza
Social Coordinator: Steffen Reinhold
General Assistant: Lu Zhang
Sports Coordinator: Puneet Bajpai
Grad News Editor: Adam Ruben
Legislative Concerns Chair: Mike Proulx
Web Designer: Amanda Jane Lind

2005-2006: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: Chris Long
Co-Chair: Ben Tilghman
Treasurer: Lu Zhang
Secretary: Eddie Kolla
Grad News Editor: Adam Ruben
Health Insurance Chair: Thomas Owens
Diversity/Academic Policy Coordinator: James Williams
Social Coordinator: Steffen Reinhold
Assistant Social Coordinator: David Liu
Officer Emerita: Jennifer Roth
Endowment Chair: Ali O. Ustun
Legislative Chair: Janet Effler
Sports Coordinator: Puneet Bajpai
Website Maintainer: John Baber

GRO Committee Chairs / Project Leaders

GPSA Week: Lu Zhang
GRO Guide: Caline Karam
International Students: Jennifer Roth
Mentoring: Ali O. Ustun
Non-Resident Students: Jennifer Roth
Orientation: Tanzina Labonte

University Committee Representatives

Library: Brenda Hedrick

2006-2007: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: Neena Mahadev
Co-Chair: Eric Perlman
Treasurer: Thomas Owens
Secretary: Brenda Hedrick
Grad News Editor: Anne Flannery
Health Insurance Coordinator: Thomas Owens
Diversity/Academic Policy Coordinator: John Matsui
Social Coordinator: Michael Lanci
Social Coordinator: Heather Lucas
Ex-Officio: Chris Long
Ex-Officio: Ben Tilghman
Endowment-Chair: Duncan Sinclair
Legislative Chair: Nancy Van Prooyen
Sports-Coordinator: Joshua Lefkowitz
Safety/Security-Chair: Jun Wang
Environmental Concerns: Peter McPhee
Website Maintainer: John Baber

University Committee Representatives

Library: Brenda Hedrick

2007-2008: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: John Matsui
Co-Chair: vacant
Treasurer: Thomas Owens
Secretary: Rachel S. Core
Grad News Editor: Jason Labonte
Grad News Assistant Editor: Chad Spiegel
Diversity/Community Relations: Lu Zhang
Health-Coordinator: Tulley Long
Academic Policy-Coordinator: Sunil Vaswani
Social Coordinator: Nancy Van Prooyen
Social Coordinator: Yug Varma
Ex-Officio: Eric Perlman
Ex-Officio: Neena Mahadev
Endowment Chair: Duncan Sinclair
Housing-Chair: Craig Hollander
Legislative Chair: Heather Lucas
Safety/Security Chair: Adam Maskevich
Environmental Concerns: Eric Harley
Website Maintainer: John Baber

University Committee Representatives

Library: Brenda Hedrick
Graduate Student Portal Developer & Editor: Brenda Hedrick

2008-2009: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: Duncan Sinclair
Co-Chair: Brenda Hedrick
Treasurer: Younes Nouri
Secretary: Rachel S. Core
Grad News Editor: Jason Labonte
Diversity Coordinator: Martin Carrion
Health Insurance Coordinator: Tulley Long
Academic Policy Coordinator: Brian Tilley
Social Chair: Craig Bettenhausen
Social Chair: Luke Arbogast
Alumni & Development-Chair: Boris Buia
Alumni & Development-Chair: Marieke Wilson
Legislative Chair: Eric Perlman
Safety/Security Chair: Adam Maskevich
Environmental Concerns: Edward Berg
Summer Sports Coordinator: Joe Cutrone
Housing Chair: Kelly Duke Bryant
Website Maintainer: John Baber

University Committee Representatives

Library: Brenda Hedrick, Duncan Sinclair, Fabian Bauwens

2009-2010: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: Fabian Bauwens
Co-Chair: John Matsui
Treasurer: Younes Nouri
Secretary: Ryan Edel
Diversity Coordinator: Justice Bruursema
Financial Concerns Chair: Brian Tilley
Security Chair: Adam Maskevich
Health Concerns Chair: Tulley Long
Legislative-Chair: Rachel S. Core
Social Chair: Craig Bettenhausen
Social-Chair: Luke Arbogast
Alumni & Development-Chair: Duncan Sinclair
Alumni & Development-Chair: Marieke Wilson
Environmental Concerns: John Rowley
Communications Chair: Manu Madhav
Web Maintainer: Eric Perlman
Grad News Editor: Jason Labonte
Housing Chair: Sumedh Risbud

2010-2011: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: Manu Madhav
Co-Chair: Zachary Dugan
Treasurer: Younes Nouri
Secretary: Josué F. Martínez Hardigree
Diversity Coordinator: Reza Behrouzi
Financial Concerns Chair: Patrick Fessenbecker
Security Chair: Craig Bettenhausen
Health Concerns Chair: Megan Mayerle
Legislative Chair: Fabian Bauwens
Social Chair: Nathan Kopf
Social Chair: Sarah Gee
Alumni & Development Chair: Duncan Sinclair
Alumni & Development Chair: Amy Sheeran
Environmental Concerns: Michelle Rozo
Communications Chair: Eric Perlman
GRO Guide Editor: Justice Bruursema
Grad News Editor: Dan Peterson
Housing Chair: Sumedh Risbud

GRO Committee Chairs / Project Leaders

GPSA Week: Anushka Singh

University Committee Representatives

Doctor of Philosophy Board: Fabian Bauwens
Homewood Graduate Board: Josué F. Martínez Hardigree & Duncan Sinclair
Student Health Insurance Committee: Megan Mayerle
Student Health Advisory Committee: Megan Mayerle

2011-2012: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair: Josué F. Martínez Hardigree
Co-Chair: John Matsui
Treasurer: Emine Merve Kaya
Secretary: Haluk Noyan Tokgozoglu
Diversity Coordinator: Ehsan Variani
Financial Concerns Chair: Patrick Fessenbecker
Security Chair: Pranay Kasat
Health Concerns Chair: Victoria Hohenstein
Research-Chair: Reza Behrouzi
Legislative Chair: Sahar Soleimanifard
Social Chair: Anushka Singh
Social Chair: Pranay Kasat, Prshant Batra
Alumni & Development Chair: Yuanming Suo
Environmental Concerns: Steve Berman
Communications Chair: Manu Madhav
GRO Guide Editor: Justice Bruursema
Grad News Editor: Murat Bilgel, Sudarshan Ramenahalli
Housing Chair: Nishikant Deshmukh

GRO Committee Chairs / Project Leaders

GPSA Week: Alexandria Russell
Graduate Socialization Initiative: Josué F. Martínez Hardigree & John Matsui

University Committee Representatives

Doctor of Philosophy Board: John Matsui, Fabian Bauwens
Student Life, Residential & Retail Advisory Group: Josué F. Martínez Hardigree
Diversity Task Force: Ehsan Variani, Fabian Bauwens
Student Health Insurance Committee: Victoria Hohenstein
Student Health Advisory Committee: Victoria Hohenstein

2013-2014: GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair:Dominik Gothe
Co-Chair: Alan Lu
Treasurer:Garret Ma
Secretary:Haluk Noyan Tokgozoglu
Diversity Coordinator:Ehsan Variani
Financial Concerns Chair:Patrick Fessenbecker
Security Chair:Robert Ireland
Health Concerns Chair:Linda Braun
Research-Chair:Boqun Wangi
Legislative Chair:Katy Bradford
Social Chair:Christina Garman, Andrew Levitt
Alumni & Development Chair: Becky Fallon
Environmental Concerns: Troy Tower (for the first half of the year, vacant after his resignation)
Communications Chair:Ian Miers
GRO Guide Chair: Manu Madhav
Housing Chair: Kel Guerin

2014-2015 GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair:Alan Lu
Co-Chair:Lauren Judy
Treasurer:Garret Ma
Secretary:Haluk Noyan Tokgozoglu
Health Concerns Chair:Linda Braun
Administrative & Funding Chair:Grace Kim
Social Chair:Christina Garman, Ian Miers
Alumni & Development Chair:Kel Guerin
Communications Chair:Gabriel Deards
Student Concerns & Advocacy Chair:Dominik Gothe,Tamara Golan
GRO Guide Chair: Becky Fallon

2015-2016 GRO Executive Board & Steering Committee

Chair:Becky Fallon
Co-Chair: Dotun Opasina
Treasurer:Grace Kim/Shoumyo Majumdar
Secretary:Linda Braun
Health Concerns Chair: Sohini Mahapatra
Administrative & Funding Chair:Sean Klein
Social Chair: Christina Garman & Ian Miers
Alumni & Development Chair:Kitty Xu
Communications Chair: Ravikrishnan Jayakumar
Advocacy Chair: Valeriya Gaysinskaya & Nate Tran
GRO Guide Chair: Shourya Burman
Social Liason Chair: Parth Deshpande
Wellness Chair: Kamal Musah
Finance Concerns Chair: Melinda Yau
Family Concerns Chair: Lars Peterson