BGSA Student Leadership

Executive Board
Each year, the BGSA general assembly elects an executive board that holds its own monthly meetings, conducts BGSA operations, and represents BGS students in Penn's university-wide Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA). For more information on general assembly meetings click here.

Current Executive Board Members
Chair Vice Chair of Administrative Affairs Vice Chair of Academics
Kamesh
Kamesh Krishnamurthy
NGG
bgsa.chair@gmail.com

Leads the General Assembly, represents BGSA to the University administration, and is responsible for guiding BGSA
Payal
Payal Jain
CAMB
bgsa.vc@gmail.com
Works with the Chair to represent BGSA to the University, and serves as acting Chair if the Chair is absent.


Sydney Campbell
CAMB
bgsa.academic@gmail.com
Develops programming and establishes goals to enhance the academic environment for BGS students, and serves as a liaison between students and faculty.

Vice Chair of Social Affairs Vice Chair of Finance Vice Chair of Operations

Alex
Alexandra Delaney
CAMB
bgsa.social@gmail.com

Develops programming and establishes goals to enhance the social environment for BGS students, and also ensures that BGSA is represented during recruitment and Orientation events.

Scott Dooley
Scott Dooley
CAMB
bgsa.finance@gmail.com

Oversees the BGSA budget and expenses.

Adrian
Adrian Rivera-Reyes
CAMB
bgsa.operations@gmail.com
Records the minutes of all meetings and reports announcements to BGS students, and is responsible for event logistics and organization. Maintains BGSA website.

GAPSA Representatives

Stephen Goldstein
CAMB
Devin
Devin McDougald
CAMB
Rajashree
Rajashree Mishra
CAMB
Advocate for and represent BGSA and its concerns at GAPSA meetings, and make regular reports to BGSA on GAPSA events and issues. All GAPSA representatives can be reached at bgsa.gapsa@gmail.com.


Group Representatives
Each of the graduate groups within BGS elects a representative who manages designated BGSA funds and ensures that students within his or her graduate group are represented fairly at BGSA general assembly meetings. Please contact your graduate group representative with concerns about funding of events specific to your program. Click the links to see your current program representatives.

Current Program Representatives
Cell and Molecular Biology
Geof Hannigan
Geoffrey Hannigan
ghanni@upenn.edu
Rakesh Jambusaria
Rakesh Jambusaria
rjamb@upenn.edu
Rebecca Rivard
Rebecca Rivard
rsrivard5@gmail.com
Biochemistry and Molecular Biophsyics Epidemiology and Biostatistics Genomics and Computational Biology
Scott Ugrass
Scott Ugras
scugras@sas.upenn.edu
Julie Kobie
Julie Kobie
jkobie@mail.med.upenn.edu
Sarah Middleton
Sarah Middleton
sarahmid@mail.med.upenn.edu
Immunology Neuroscience Pharmacology
Caleb Ng
Caleb Ng
calebng@upenn.edu
Morgan Taylor
Morgan Taylor
taym@mail.med.upenn.edu
Isabel Lee
Isabel Lee islee@mail.med.upenn.edu