Meet the graduate students serving on UCR GSA

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Who works for GSA?

All positions within GSA are held by graduate or professional students at UCR GSA. GSA officers are elected to one of the elected officer positions or appointed to one of the additional officer positions. 

UCR GSA has several liaisons who work with specific departments on campus to facilitate graduate student programming. All the liaison positions are 10 months begininningin September and ending in June. 

In addition to officers and liaisons, an office manager and undergraduate student office workers support UCR GSA.

The above organizational chart lists the positions within UCR GSA and provides the reporting structure. The officer reports detail the projects and activities of each of the positions.

Elected Officers including:  President, VP of Internal Affairs, VP of External Affairs, VP of Academic Affairs, Finance Officer/Grant Writer, Public Relations Officer, GSHIP Officer

GSA Elected Officers

Graduate and professional students elect follow graduate students to the following positions in elections held during the spring quarter. 


Nichi Yes


Hours: Wed 12 AM – 2 PM

Zoom & GSA Presidential Cabinet office

Katie Vidueira

Vice President of Internal Affairs

Hours: Thu 10 – 12 AM

Patriccia Ordonez-Kim

Vice President of External Affairs

Hours: Tue 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Meeting ID: 967 6058 0048

Passcode: 669496

Dongwei Sun

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Hours: Thu 12 AM – 2 PM

Vanessa Gomez-Alvarado

Finance & Grant writing officer 

Hours: Tue, Wed 2 – 3 PM

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Jessica Gutierrez Masini

Public Relations


Wed 11 AM – 1 PM

 Roseanne Rosenthal

GSHIP Officer

Health Insurance

Hours: Tue 2 – 4 PM

General Appointed Officers

Graduate and professional students apply to the appointed officer positions at the end of the spring quarter. The executive board and office manager fill each of the appointed officer positions from the respective applicants. 

Lu Jin

Chief of Staff

Hours: Thu 3 – 5 PM


Zhutian Liu


Hours: Tue 2 – 4 PM

Marina Murillo Sanchez

Conference Travel Grant Coordinator

Hours: Tue 9:30 – 11:30 AM

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Junyi Chen

International Student Affairs Officer

Hours:  Wed 8 – 10 AM

Mario Mendoza


Hours: TBD

External Appointed Officers

Brooke Godinez

UC Advocacy Officer

Hours: Wed 11 AM – 12 PM

Betsy Montiel

Betsy Montiel

Legislative Advocacy Officer

Hours: TBD

Academic Affairs Officers


Hefei Bai


Hours: Wed 4 – 5 PM


Yiqing Chen


Hours: Wed 3 – 4 PM

Antonio Rivera-Montoya

Antonio Rivera-Montoya


Hours: Tue 1 – 2 PM

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Qiaoshi Jiang


Hours: Thu 4 – 5 PM

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Robert Wilbur


Hours: Wed 11 AM – 1 PM



Biomed & School of Medicine AAO

Hours: TBD


Carmen Zambrao


Hours: Thu 3 – 4 PM

Our Liaisons

Liaisons connect UCR GSA and graduate students to various departments on campus. They work within these departments to facilitate the inclusion of graduate student focused programs. 



Career Center Liaison

Hours: Thu 11 AM – 12 PM


Isabela Perez

 Diversity and Inclusion Academic Liaison (DIAL)

CARE office hours (confidential): Tue from 2 – 3 PM
DIAL office hours (non-confidential): 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
also, by appointment


Trevor Basil

Sustainability Liaison

Hours: Mon. 2-3 PM

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Jessie Bridgewater

WELL Liaison

Hours: Tue 9:30 – 11:30 AM  or by appointment

Basic Needs Center (Costo Hall 110)

GSA Pres

John Haberstroh

Alumni Advisor to the President



Angelica Meza

Office Manager


The GSA office located in HUB203A provides space for officers to complete their GSA duties. Additionally, graduate and professional students can also stop by the office for coffee, tea, cold filtered water, and occasionally snacks.

The GSA office manager, Angelica Teresa Meza, and undergraduate student workers ensure the smooth daily functioning of GSA activities including processing of conference travel grant paperwork.

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Contact Info
UCRiverside HUB 203
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
(951) 827-3141