GSA Officer Elections: Candidate Petition Packets Now Available!

Call for Candidates

On April 11 – 14, 2022 the following offices will be filled through a general election of graduate students at UB:


The stipends for each of these positions is $20,000.  Elected officers must be present (on campus) and available to serve in the duties of their office from June 1, 2022 until May 31, 2023.

Any student enrolled in a department that is currently represented by GSA, who is in good academic standing, and attends the February 2nd  and March 2nd Board of Directors meetings shall be eligible to run for office.

*Please note that international students holding an assistantship or any other employment will be restricted by federal work regulations and may not be eligible to run for office under United States Law.*

Petition packets for candidacy are now available by email request and are due back to the Election Committee Co-Chairs by Friday, February 25, 2022 at 4:30pm.  Absolutely NO late submissions will be accepted.

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 Thursday, March 3, 2022 and Thursday, March 10, 2022.

Please contact the Election Committee Co-Chairs, Morgan Redington ( and Vaishnavi Hatrote ( to inquire about the details of the application procedure and formalities.