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Graduate Student Association (GSA)

Mission Statement

The Graduate Student Association shall act as a financial, informational, and social liaison for Cullowhee, Biltmore Park, and online graduate students in pursuit of their academic success at Western Carolina University.

2023-24 GSA Officers

GSA President

Braulio Fonseca


GSA Travel

Abi Fuesler

Vice President of Travel and Finance

GSA Public Relations

Alexis Harp

Vice President of Public Relations

GSA Student Affairs

Christian Beamguard

Vice President of Student Advocacy & Affairs

GSA Biltmore

Peace Usen

Biltmore Park Liason

GSA Diversity

Cristina Santiago

Vice President of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence

shannon o'rielly

Shannon O'Reilly

Chief of Staff


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