Your Elected Officers

This is your sabbatical team that was voted in our summer elections in May 2019.

Our officers are elected to represent students to the University on a range of issues.

Click each officer profile below to find out more:

Pürnur Altay - GSA President

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Hi I’m Pürnur as the GSA President I’m responsible for making sure the University listens to the needs of its postgraduate students. I attend senior level committees of the University and speak on behalf of all postgrads.

President: Pürnur Altay
Email: president@yorkgsa.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gsapresident19
Twitter: @gsayorkpres

Clara García - Vice President Wellbeing & Community

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Hi, my name is Clara and I am the Vice President Wellbeing & Community. It’s my job to help coordinate activities and opportunities for postgraduates to meet, network and have fun. I’m also in charge of running wellbeing campaigns to ensure your time at York is happy and healthy.

Vice President: Wellbeing and Community: Clara García
Email: vpwellbeing@yorkgsa.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gsawellbeing
Twitter: @gsayorkwell

Jane Baston - Vice President: Academic

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Hi! I’m Jane, the Vice President Academic. My role is to respond to the academic needs of students, and represent these to the University to ensure you have the best possible postgraduate experience!

Vice President: Academic: Jane Baston
Email: vpacademic@yorkgsa.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gsaacademic
Twitter: @gsayorkacademic