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Graduate student governance

The College of Biological Sciences and the University of Minnesota are home to a variety of graduate and professional student organizations. Student representatives serve as liaisons to the dean, department heads and other student groups across campus.  

CBS Graduate Student Board
  • Robert Connacher (BMBB)
  • Bora Faulkner (MCDB&G)
  • Aman Imani (BMBB)
  • Shan Kothari (PMB)
  • Michael Pickett-Leonard (MCDB&G)
  • Laura Toro (PMB)
  • Naven Venkatanarayanan (EEB)
  • Rodrigo Zorilla Gonzalez (EEB), chair

Follow on Twitter: @CBSGrads

CBS Leadership Council graduate student representative

Bora Faulkner (MCDB&G)

Dean’s Consultative Committee student representative

Megan McCarthy (BMBB)

Council of Graduate Students (COGS) representatives

The University of Minnesota graduate student governing body