QSB Governance

The QSB Graduate Group is overseen by a Grad Group Chair and an Executive Committee. In addition, a number of committees tackle particular issues within the grad group. See below for the current committee membership.

QSB EC Members Jessica Blois, Karin Leiderman, Clarissa Nobile, Mike Cleary, and Dave Ardell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Year: 2017-2018
 
Executive Committee
Graduate Group Chair: Miriam Barlow
Treasurer: Wei Chun Chin
Secretary: Jay Sexton
Admissions Committee Rep: Kirk Jensen
Educational Policy Committee Rep: Nestor Oviedo
Recruitment Committee Rep: Clarissa Nobile
Awards Committee Rep: Andy LiWang
Student representative: Jaqueline Shay
 
 
Previous Service:
 
2016-2017
 
Executive Committee
Graduate Group Chair: David Ardell
Treasurer: open
Secretary: Jessica Blois
Admissions Committee Rep: Kirk Jensen
Educational Policy Committee Rep: Mike Cleary
Recruitment Committee Rep: Clarissa Nobile
Awards Committee Rep: Andy LiWang
 
Admissions Committee
Chair: Kirk Jensen
Members: Masashi Kitazawa, Fred Wolf, Jason Sexton
Student rep: TBD
 
Educational Policy Committee
Chair: Michael Cleary
Members: Ramendra Saha, Miriam Barlow
Student rep: TBD
 
Awards Committee
Chair: Andy LiWang
Members: Karin Leiderman, Nestor Oviedo
 
Recruitment Committee
Chair: Clarissa Nobile
Members: Ramendra Saha, Aaron Hernday, Jing Xu, Karin Leiderman, Masashi Kitazawa
Student reps: Sarah Parkhurst, Carissa Dunn, and Joannee Zumkehr
 
2015-2016
 
Executive Committee
Graduate Group Chair: David Ardell
Treasurer: Michael Beman
Secretary: Jessica Blois
Admissions Committee Rep: Kirk Jensen
Educational Policy Committee Rep: Mike Cleary
Recruitment Committee Rep: Clarissa Nobile
Awards Committee Rep: Andy LiWang
 
Admissions Committee
Chair: Kirk Jensen
Members: Masashi Kitazawa, Fred Wolf, Jason Sexton
Student rep: Asa Gardner (student rep, starting 2015)
 
Educational Policy Committee
Chair: Michael Cleary
Members: Ramendra Saha, Miriam Barlow
Student rep: Mohamed Aboukilila
 
Awards Committee
Chair: Andy LiWang
Members: Karin Leiderman, Nestor Oviedo
 
Recruitment Committee
Chair: Clarissa Nobile
Members: Ramendra Saha, Aaron Hernday, Jing Xu, Karin Leiderman, Masashi Kitazawa
Student rep: Travis Lawrence
 
2014-2015
 
Executive Committee
Graduate Group Chair: David Ardell
Treasurer: Michael Beman
Secretary: Jessica Blois
Admissions Committee Rep: Andy LiWang
Educational Policy Committee Rep: Mike Cleary
Recruitment Committee Rep: Clarissa Nobile
Awards Committee Rep: Karin Leiderman
 
Admissions Committee
Chair: Andy LiWang
Members: Masashi Kitazawa, Fred Wolf, Jason Sexton
Student rep: Asa Gardner (student rep, starting 2015)
 
Educational Policy Committee
Chair: Michael Cleary
Members: Ramendra Saha, Miriam Barlow
Student rep: Mohamed Aboukilila
 
Awards Committee
Chair: Michael Beman (interim, Spring 2015) and Karin Leiderman (Fall 2014)
Members: Karin Leiderman, Andy LiWang, Nestor Oviedo
 
Recruitment Committee
Chair: Clarissa Nobile
Members: Ramendra Saha, Aaron Hernday, Jing Xu, Karin Leiderman, Masashi Kitazawa
Student rep: Travis Lawrence
 
Spring 2015 retreat
Chair: Aaron Hernday
Student rep: Portia Mira
 

Contact Us

Graduate Admissions:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
 
Graduate Funding:
Phone: (209) 228-4622
 
General Inquiries:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Fax: (209) 228-6906
 
Mailing Address:
University of California, Merced
ATTN: Graduate Division
5200 N. Lake Road, Ste KL 227
Merced, CA 95343
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