Elected Positions


Co-Presidents: Chris Vogel, Daniel Murchison

  • Conduct regular meetings
  • Plan Historian’s Crafts
  • Represent GHSA on department and faculty committees

Vice-President: 1 position open; vacant until September meeting

  • Takes the place of the co-president when they are unable to fulfill duties
  • Chairs book sale committee

Treasurer: 1 position open

  • Manages the GHSA finances

Secretary: 1 position open

  • Records and distributes minutes
  • Coordinates GHSA committees

Equity Officers: 2 positions open

  • Coordinate anti-oppression activities
  • Are resource persons for equity information

CUPE 3903 Stewards (Unit 1): Avram Heisler (abetheh@yorku.ca), 1 position open

CUPE 3903 Steward (Unit 3): Vacant until September meeting

  • Represent history students at union meetings

Document Editors: 3 positions open

  • Publish GHSA newsletter Document

New Frontiers Chairs: 3 positions open

Social Officers: 2 positions open

  • Organize holiday and end of the year parties and social activities at orientation
  • Maintain regular inclusive social activities throughout the year

Communications Officer & Website Administrator: 1 position open

Graduate Student Association reps: 2 positions open, plus 2 alternates

  • Attend GSA meetings and report back to GHSA

PhD and MA Admission Committee reps: 4 positions open

Faculty of Graduate Studies rep: 1 position open

Canadian Historical Association Graduate Student rep: 1 position open

TA Liaison Committee: 2 positions open

  • Meeting monthly with faculty members of committee; report to GHSA
  • Maintain “A Quick and Dirty Guide to Being a TA in the Department of History at York” and update as necessary.

GHSA Executive Committee: co-presidents, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, equity officers and the New Frontiers conference chairs (all members of Executive Committee must complete anti-oppression training)