2021-2022 GSG Executive Board

William Repetto  |   President   | wrepetto@udel.edu

William Repetto is the Graduate Student Government President for the 2021-22 academic year. His main ambitions with this position include creating a graduate experience at UD inclusive of all the diverse voices of a 21st-century community and guiding the university toward a more sustainable future. William is working toward a PhD in English at UD, and, while his current research interest is technical communication and writing, he has also studied late 19th-century American literature and 21st-century memoirs.

 

 

Evan Geissler  |   Vice President for Internal Affairs   |   egeiss@udel.edu

Evan is a third year PhD student in Chemistry and Biochemistry, where he studies how metal-containing enzymes modify the structure and function of RNA. As VP for Internal Affairs, he works to coordinate graduate student events and engagement throughout the year. He is excited for the chance to help provide opportunities for graduate student involvement and improve the graduate student community.

 

 

Ioannis Chremos |  Vice President for Student Affairs   |  ichremos@udel.edu

Ioannis is a third-year Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering. His most recent experience includes serving as the Department of Mechanical Engineering senator while also chairing the GSG Student Life Committee. He was also the College of Engineering student representative in the Graduate College Council and its Student Life Committee in 2019-20. Among other things, he served in the COE EmPOWER program as a mentor in 2019-20 and the iBuddy Global Mentoring Program as a chair in 2020-21. Ioannis is very passionate about all aspects of student life, from mental health, diversity to sustainability. He promises to work diligently with other graduate students towards a more inclusive, green campus that works for all.

 

Malique Bowen  |   Vice President for Membership  |   maliqueb@udel.edu

Malique is a first-year master’s student in the School of Marine Science and Policy. He uses microbes to assess water quality in Delaware waterways. He serves the graduate student body by making sure every department is represented and well informed. He hopes to expand representation and strengthen relations between the graduate colleges during the 2021-2022 academic year.

 

 

 

Gregory Foote |   Secretary  |   gregoryf@udel.edu

I grew up in Los Angeles, then went to undergrad at the University of North Dakota where I got a Bachelors of Science in Physics. Here at Udel I work under Dr. Jamie Holder researching optical transients. I am thankful for the opportunity to provide help and support to the GSG administration as the secretary to tackle the problems graduate students face today.

 

 

 

Roxanne Evande  | Outreach and Engagement Officer |  revande@udel.edu

My name is Roxanne Evande (I go by Roxy), and I am the VP of Engagement and Outreach. I just finished my second year in the Medical and Molecular Sciences PhD program, and I am preparing to become a PhD Candidate. My current research focuses on analyzing the HPV E2 protein and its relationship with its binding sites to gain further insight on its cellular function(s). During the 2020-2021 academic year, I served as the senator for my department and have actively been a voice for my graduate community. In my new position, I am excited to help foster a better relationship between the graduate student community as a whole and alumni!

 

Deborah Drain‚Ä謆 | ¬† Parliamentarian ¬†|¬† ¬†ddrain@udel.edu

Deborah is a Ph.D. student in the HDFS department interested in early childhood education policy and program implementation. Deborah has been in the field of early childhood in various roles for Head Start and Early Head Start including as an Early Head Start Coordinator and as a Parent Engagement/Family Involvement Specialist. Additionally, she was the state lead for the Idaho Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. Deorah completed both a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies as well as a Master’s in Public Administration at Idaho State University. After achieving a doctorate, Deborah hopes to continue her career as a child and family policy researcher.