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At the General Membership Meeting on April 26th, and for two days thereafter , members voted for the Coordinating Committee that will lead GEO into the next 2017-2018 academic year. In the year ahead, we will continue bargaining a new contract with the UIUC Administration, while also sustaining the grievance, solidarity, and organizing work we currently do.
We are proud to welcome (and welcome back):
Co-President: Marilia Correa (History)
Co-President: Gus Wood (History)
Grievance Officer: Bruce Kovanen (English)
Solidarity Officer: Roshni Bano (Physics)
Communications Officer: Maria Garth (Art History)
Treasurer: Alvaro Cruz (Psychology)
Officer-at-Large: Thomas Day (History)
Officer-at-Large: Zoe MacDowell Kaswan (Neuroscience)
Officer-at-Large: Eva Rogaar (History)
Additionally, elected last week through a separate voting process within Stewards’ Council:
Stewards’ Council Chair: Andy Bowman (English)
All officers can be contacted via the “Contact Us” page on the GEO website.
Wear your GEO shirt or pin on Wednesday for “Wear it Wednesday”! Take a photo and post it with the tag #WearitWednesday to share with us on Instagram or Twitter.
The GEO coffee cart is coming to you! Grab a free cup of coffee, some GEO swag, and chat with GEO members as the cart makes its way around the quad and into nearby buildings on Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm.
We’re having a party to celebrate the end of the academic year! Join us on Saturday, May 6, 9:00pm to midnight at Pizza M in Urbana. We’ll have free food and drinks for members, and GEO swag. Here’s a link to the Facebook event.
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