Graduate Student Council of Sociology

The GSCS (or Graduate Student Council of Sociology) is the grad student organization in the Department of Sociology at UBC. Our goal is to promote the interests of sociology graduate students both individually and collectively, and to foster a sense of community among sociology graduate students.

You can view our website here. 

The current executive was elected in September 2014 and is as follows:

  • Co-Presidents: Natasha Stecy-Hildebrandt and Beth Schmidt
  • VP Admin: Beth Schmidt
  • VP External: Francois Lachapelle
  • VP Finance: Zack Hyde
  • Springboards Chair(s): Lily Ivanova, Andrea Polonijo, and Beth Schmidt
  • Graduate Conference Chair: Lily Ivanova
  • Graduate Conference Committee: Hélène Frohard-Dourlent, Valerie Berseth, Heather Holroyd, Bethany Schmidt, Jennifer Adkins, and Mabel Ho
  • Social Events Chair(s): Natasha Stecy-Hildebrandt and Hazel Hollingdale
  • Student Representatives: Mabel Ho, Heather Holroyd, and Jennifer Adkins (sub)
  • Mentorship Chair(s): Heather Holroyd and Katherine Lyon-Tanner
  • Web coordinator / Communications Chair: Will Keats-Osborn
  • Graduate Student Society Representative: Kathryn Knudson

If you need to get in touch with any of the exec members, or simply have a question about the student council, email the GSCS.