Federal Legislative Steering Committee

Join Us!   Do you enjoy developing policy proposals, interacting with public officials, and organizing students?  Do you want to advocate for research funding, subsidized loans, and other federal issues that impact grad students?  Apply to be a member of the 2014-15 GPSS Federal Legislative Steering Committee!  Fill out the online application and submit to Alex Bolton (gpssvp@uw.edu).  In your email please include your availability for meetings. 

Functions of the Federal Legislative Steering Committee

  • Work with the Vice President in developing the Federal Legislative Agenda
  • Write and distribute briefings and action alerts
  • Perform any other duties as the GRC or Vice President see fit
  • Represent GPSS, as delegated by the President and Vice President, to the Student Advocates for Graduate Education (SAGE) and any other organizations with a federal focus of which GPSS is a member.


At least once per quarter. 

Next Meeting: Thursday November 13th at 3:45pm in the GPSS Office, HUB 314


Committee Members, 2015-2016:


Contact Information  

To apply for this committee, fill out the application and email it to the committee chair.

GPSS Vice President Alex Bolton: gpssvp@uw.edu.






Student Advocates for Graduate Education (SAGE)