Committees

GPS Committees and Their Chairs

Interested in joining a committee? Email the committee chair(s) (listed below) or the E-board (gps@nd.edu) for more information! Committee meetings will also be listed on the Google Calendar.

Social Committee – plans and organizes a variety of events that foster friendships and community between graduate students across all subfields of physics.

2020-2021 Social Committee Chair(s): Thomas Bailey (tbailey3@nd.edu)

Professional Development Committee – plans and organizes a variety of events and provides resources that help graduate students develop their professional skills, including the GPS Annual Conference.

2020-2021 Prof. Dev. Committee Chair(s): Patrick Fasano (pfasano@nd.edu)

Outreach Committee – works closely with JINA-CEE and the department to plan and organize outreach events in the local community.

2020-2021 Outreach Committee Chair(s): Chevelle Boomershine (cboomers@nd.edu), Scott Carmichael (scarmic1@nd.edu)

International Committee – fosters a community and provides resources to help international students adjust to living in the United States. Also works closely with Social Committee to plan and organize cultural celebrations.

2020-2021 International Committee Chair(s): Amal Sebastian (asebast1@nd.edu)

Fundraising Committee – plans and organizes various events to raise funds for GPS, including Notre Dame Day.

2020-2021 Fundraising Committee Chair(s): Shandi Groezinger (sgroezin@nd.edu)

Public Relations Committee – promotes GPS and its events to the department through email, flyers, social media, etc.

2020-2021 Public Relations Committee Chair(s): Charlotte Wood (cwood12@nd.edu)

Gender & Inclusivity Committee – promotes gender diversity and inclusivity in the department

2020-2021 Gender & Inclusivity Committee Chair(s): Grace Longbons (glongbon@nd.edu) & Jes Koros (jkoros@nd.edu)

If you’re interested in being a part of any committee or are interested in chairing a committee, email gps@nd.edu or fill out the GPS Involvement Survey.

2019-2020 Committee Chairs

Outreach (EXP@ND): Chevelle Boomershine, Scott Carmichael

Social: Lauren Callahan, Stan Letchev

Professional Development: Patrick Fasano

Public Relations: Alex Thomas

 

2018-2019 Committee Chairs

Outreach (EXP@ND): Adam Clark, Austin Nelson

Social: Patricia Huestis, Lauren Callahan

 

2017-2018 Committee Chairs

Outreach (EXP@ND): Austin Nelson

International Committee: Pitambar Sapkota

Social: Matthew Hall

Professional Development: Laura Collins and Sabrina Strauss

Fundraising: Anthony Ruth

Public Relations: Benjamin Rose

 

2016-2017 Committee Chairs

Outreach (EXP@ND): Craig Reingold, Austin Nelson, and Adam Clark

Social: Elizabeth DeWaard and Patricia Huestis

Fundraising: Allan Leishman

 

2015-2016 Committee Chairs

Outreach (EXP@ND): Erica Gonzales and Bryce Frentz

Social: Michael Skulski

Professional Development: Mallory Smith and Matthew Hall

Fundraising: Elizabeth (De Waard) Louden

Public Relations: Laura Collins

 

2014-2015 Committee Chairs

Outreach: Erica Gonzales

Social: Michael Skulski

Professional Development: Bryant Vande Kolk

Conference: Mallory Smith

Public Relations: Karen (Chamberlin) Ostdiek