GPSS is governed by a Constitution and Bylaws. The Constitution establishes the GPSS and sets down high level rules of operation. Amendments to the Constitution require the approval of two-thirds of the Senate.


The Bylaws expound on the Constitution by setting out detailed rules of operation, but is subservant to the Constitution if they are in conflict.  Amendments to the Bylaws require the approval of a majority of the Senate.

Final Officer Reports


2011-2012 Elections Committee

  • Chair: Hunter Marston, Jackson School-Southeast Asian Studies
  • Senator: Alden Denny, Oceanography
  • Senator: Noralis Rodriguez, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
  • Senator: Brigit Stadler, Jackson School-Korea Studies

Contact Information 

Hunter Marston, Elections Committee Chair:hsm4@u.washington.edu

2011-2012 Executive Committee Meeting Dates

Fall Quarter:

Winter Quarter:

Spring Quarter:

Winter and Spring Quarter meetings will be held at 5:30pm in Condon 401.

2011-2012 Senate Meeting Dates

Time:  All meetings start at 5:30pm.  Meetings generally last 1.5 to 2 hours.
Location:   Spring Quarter -- Bagley Hall room 154 (Map: http://washington.edu/maps/?BAG). 


Senators in discussion during a meeting.

October 5, 2011 Senate Meeting