Graduate Student Senate Executive Board

Meet the 2019–20 GSS Executive Board

There are five executive officers that make up the executive board of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS). The executive board is primarily responsible for the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of all GSS initiatives, programs, and services.

GSS President

Annika MiyamotoAnnika Miyamoto
Doctoral Candidate | May 2021
Major: Clinical Psychology
School: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Hometown: Novato, CA
Office Hours: Thursday 1:00-5:00 PM by appointment only (Zoom or In-Person)

Annika Miyamoto was born in San Francisco, CA and raised in the North Bay. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. Annika has previously serves as the Vice President of Mission in 2018-2019 and a Senator Representative for School of Nursing and Health Professions in 2017-2018. She graduated cum laude in 2015 from Sonoma State University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology. In serving as an active member of the Graduate Student Senate over the past two years, Annika has learned aspects of effective leadership with concentrations in boosting graduate senate engagement and advocacy of underrepresented student groups. Aside from academics and clinical work, Annika enjoys spending time with her two dogs, reading for pleasure, and attending community events.

Vice President of Internal Affairs

Min KimMin Kim
MSN Candidate | May 2020
Major: Master's Entry-Master of Science in Nursing 
School: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Hometown: Houston, TX
Office Hours: Thursday 9:00AM-12:00 PM by appointment only

Min is currently serving as the Vice President of Internal Affairs in the Graduate Student Senate. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and moved to Texas when she was eight. Prior to moving to California last year, she lived in Texas, Washington, D.C., and North Virginia. In her free time, she likes to read, watch movies, keep up with her sport teams (Texans, Rockets, Nationals), and trying out new restaurants.

Vice President of Treasury

Rudra SisodiaRudra Sisodia
M.B.A. Candidate | May 2021
Major: Finance
School: School of Management 
Hometown: Bhopal, India
Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-5:00 PM by appointment only

Rudra Sisodia currently serves as VP of Treasury for Graduate Student Senate. Born and raised in the central parts of India, he moved to San Francisco to pursue his dreams in 2018. Currently enrolled in the Masters of Business Administration at the University of San Francisco, he specializes in finance and aspires to become a Stock Trader. He is also working on his Private Pilot License (PPL) as flying is his passion. Rudra is a huge soccer fan and loves his team Liverpool FC. During his free time, he likes to write, play playstation, and go hiking with his friends. 

Vice President of External Affairs

Derek NewbergerDerek Newberger

M.S. Candidate | May 2020
Major: Biology
School: College of Arts and Sciences
Hometown: Boulder, CO
Office Hours: Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM at UC 4th floor or by appointment

Derek is a conservationist. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Biology and doing research in sustainable agriculture. He served over two years in Panama as a Community Environmental Conservation Peace Corps Volunteer. He's been to two dozen countries but does not care to post it all on Facebook. He has stories, but would like to hear yours on what could be done to make a USF student's life easier.

Vice President of Mission

Sabrina WongSabrina Wong
D.N.P. Candidate | May 2020
Major: Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner 
School: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Hometown: Danville, CA
Office Hours: Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 PM by appointment only

Sabrina Wong currently serves as the Vice President of Mission for the Graduate Student Senate. She was born and raised in the Bay Area. After living and attending nursing school in Philadelphia, she worked as a pediatric cardiovascular ICU nurse in San Diego. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. In her spare time, Sabrina enjoys watching the Golden State Warriors play and trying new foods around the world.