Clubs, Organizations, & Committees


All senators need to join at least one committee, and anyone outside of GSG is welcome to join committees (besides the finance committee). Find more information about all the committees here.

Clubs & Organizations

Interested in joining an existing club? Check out this list of clubs and organizations recognized by the Graduate Student Government! Don’t see a club or organization you’re interested in joining? Consider starting your own organization. Contact the GSG Grants Officer ( for more info.

Clinical Psychology Self-Care Committee

Contact information:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Fayeza Ahmed

Clinical Psychology Diversity Committee

Contact information:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Patty Goodhines

Graduate Biomedical Engineering Club

Contact information:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Karissa Tilbury

Officer information:
President: Josh Hamilton
Vice President: Liza White
Secretary: Cameron Andrews
Treasurer: Jordan Miner
GSG rep: Evan Leonard
Student Outreach: Blake Turner
Nepalese Student Association
Contact information:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Melody Neely
Officer information:
President: Sudati Shrestha
Vice President: Suman Acharya
Vice President: Astha Rai
Secretary: Sanskar Shrestha
Treasurer: Arnav Acharya
Public Relations Officer: Priyanka Bista
Cultural Mediator: Sara Rawal
Committee Executive: Bobby Thapa
Social media: @nsa.umo on Instagram
School of Marine Sciences Social Club
Contact information:
Officer Information: 
Kazu Temple (Orono chair)
Emily Pierce (Portland chair)
The University of Maine American Fisheries Society Student Subunit
Contact information:
Faculty advisor: Dr. Joseph Zydlewski, Dr. Christina Murphy
Officer information:
President: Rylee Smith
Vice President: Cody Dillingham
Treasurer: Carolyn Merriam
Secretary: Jakob Hallet
Social media: @UMaineAFS on Instagram, Twitter: UMaineAFS, Facebook: UMaineAFSStudent
School of Forest Resources Graduate Student Committee on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Contact information:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Erin Simons-Legaard
School of Marine Sciences Professional Development Club
Contact information:
Communication and Journalism Graduate Student Association (CMJ GSA)
Contact information:
Executive Board: Julie Aprill, Mariia Pugina, and Jacob Russell
School of Economics Graduate Student Club
Contact information:
President: Charity Zimmerman
Vice President: Soloman Agbesi
Secretary: Faizan Saif
Treasurer: Ben Cotton
Geotechnical Student Organization (GSO)
Social media: @gso_umaine on Instagram
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Aaron Gallant
President: Saba Malaei
Vice President: Sebastian Montoya-Vargas
Secretary: Danilo Botero Lopez
Treasurer: Rakesh Pandit
Communication Chair: Anthony Joshue Flores Azua
SinoScholar Circle
Contact information:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ling Li
President: Xuelian Zhang
Secretary: Yu Zhang,
Treasurer: Zhijing Zhan
Contact information:
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dan Dixon