GSA Officer Elections ~ Call for Candidates

Call for Candidates

On April 10 – 13, 2017 the following offices will be filled through a general election of graduate students at UB:




The salaries for each of these positions will be $14,500 and the elected officers must be present and available to serve in the duties of their office from June 1, 2017 until May 31, 2018.

Any student enrolled in a department that is currently represented by GSA and has attended two Senate meeting in the past twelve months prior to becoming a candidate shall be eligible to run for office.  If you have not yet attended any GSA Senate meetings, the remaining dates to fulfill this requirement are December 7, 2016, February 1, 2017, and March 1, 2017.  *PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DECEMBER SENATE MEETING IS TONIGHT AND SIGN-IN STARTS AT 6:00PM!!*

*Please note that international students holding an assistantship will be restricted by INS work requirements and may not be eligible to run for office under United States Law.*

Petitions for candidacy will be made available on Monday, January 30th, 2017 and are due back to the Election Committee Chair by Monday, March 6th 2017 at 4:30pm in the GSA Office (310 Student Union).

All prospective candidates must attend a mandatory meeting with members of the Election Committee where the Election Rules and Regulations will be handed out and reviewed.  Meetings will be arranged between prospective candidates and the Election Committee to occur between Wednesday, March 8th and Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.

Please contact the Election Committee Chair, Alexandra Agostinelli ( to inquire about the details of the application procedure and formalities.