YGSE Council Positions

Core YGSE Positions

  • Co-Chairs (2 positions) - Lead and Coordinate the activities of the YGSE.
  • Treasurer - Manages finances for the organization.
  • Secretary - Takes minutes of meetings and manages record keeping.
  • Master’s Representative - Acts as a liaison between Masters students and the YGSE.
  • Urban Aboriginal Cohort Representative - Acts as a liaison between Urban Aboriginal Cohort students and the YGSE.
  • Dadaab Cohort Representative - Acts as a liaison between Dadaab Cohort students and the YGSE.
  • Graduate Conference Coordinator* (.5 GA Position) - Leads and Coordinates the Graduate Conference in Education (not an elected position)
  • Community & Professional Development Coordinator (Formerly Social Coordinator)- Organizes and Facilitates Social and Professional Development Events for YGSE members.
  • IT Representative - Provides IT support to the YGSE
  • Graduate Lounge/Kitchen Manager (N/A 2020/2021) - Ensures Grad Kitchen is well stocked and in working order

These positions are for a 1-year term. The students elected to these positions act as a representative/liaison of the YGSE/Graduate Students on the respective committee.

Requirements: Attend all YGSE Meetings and fulfill duties of role as needed

* The Graduate Conference Coordinator Position will be advertised in the Fall of each academic year.

York University-wide Organizations Positions

  • YUGSA (York University Graduate Student Association) Representative (3 positions)
  • CUPE 3903 Steward 
  • FGS (Faculty of Graduate Studies) Representative 

These positions are for a 1-year term. The students elected to these positions act as a representative/liaison of the YGSE/Graduate Students on the respective committee.

Requirements: Attend all committee meetings as well as YGSE meetings

Faculty of Education Committee Representatives

  • Coordinating & Planning (C&P) (1)
  • Research & Awards Committee (1)
  • Admissions Committee (1 PhD Student)
  • Faculty Tenure Stream Promotions Committee (1 PhD Student)
  • Faculty Council
  • Tenure Stream Appointments Committee (Varies)

These positions are for a 1-year term. The students elected to these positions act as a representative/liaison of the YGSE/Graduate Students on the respective committee.

Requirements: Attend all committee meetings as well as YGSE meetings