Appendix D: Rights and Obligations of the PIA Graduate Student Representative

Each September, or when necessary, a meeting of PIA graduate students will convene to elect a PIA Graduate Student Representative and Alternate.

The PIA Student Representative or the Alternate shall attend the departmental and various committee meetings in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, except for meetings or portions of meetings in which specific graduate students are being discussed.

The PIA Graduate Student Representative shall have voting rights in the Guelph PIA Graduate Committee regarding issues regarding the program policies and requirements.

Notice of meetings of the PIA Graduate Committee's agenda shall be made available to the PIA Graduate Student Representative.

If asked to do so by a student or students, the PIA Graduate Student Representative shall act as spokesperson in the case of student grievances regarding the program.