Executive Committee

The GCC Executive Committee is the elected volunteer committee that represents the membership in the day-to-day operations and overall long-term direction of the GCC.  All elected positions are responsible for oversight and support of standing committees, while maintaining and managing membership processes, GCC communications, finances, organizational infrastructure, member engagement, and professional development.
             Past Presidents

President: Derek Attig, Ph.D. (they/them/theirs),
Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email: president@gradcareerconsortium.org 

 President Job Description & Term 

Past-President: Annie Maxfield, M.S. (she/her/hers),
Director of Graduate Career and Professional Development

University of Texas at Austin  
Email: pastpres@gradcareerconsortium.org 

Past-President Job Description & Term

Rob Pearson

President-Elect: Rob Pearson, Ph.D. (he/him/his),
Director of Graduate Career Development and Postdoctoral Affairs

Southern Methodist University, Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies
Email: preselect@gradcareerconsortium.org 

President-Elect Job Description

Treasurer: Eric Vaughn, M.Ed. (he/him/his),
Director of Career Services 

University of Rochester, School of Medicine & Dentistry
Email: treasurer@gradcareerconsortium.org 

Treasurer Job Description & Term

Secretary: Pallavi Eswara, M.S. (she/her/hers),
Director of Postdoctoral Affairs

Boston University
Email: secretary@gradcareerconsortium.org 

Secretary Job Description & Term

Sonali Majumdar

Communications Officer: Sonali Majumdar, Ph.D. (she/her/hers),
Assistant Dean for Professional Development

Princeton University, The Graduate School 
Email: communications@gradcareerconsortium.org 

Communications Officer Job Description & Term

Melissa Bostrom

Professional Development Officer: Melissa Bostrom, Ph.D. (she/her/hers),
Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development

Duke University                                                  
Email: profdev@gradcareerconsortium.org

Professional Development Officer Description & Term

Devin Horton

Diversity & Member Engagement Officer: Devin Horton, Ph.D. (she/her/hers),
Graduate Diversity Officer for STEM Disciplines

University of California, Davis 
Email: engagement@gradcareerconsortium.org

Diversity & Member Engagement Officer Description & Term