Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

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Sarah Light


Sarah Light is a doctoral candidate in the Neuroscience Graduate Program working in the lab of Dr. Jamie Jontes. Her research focuses on the mechanisms of vertebrate brain development and the roles played by a family of cell adhesion molecules called protocadherins. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Dance from the University of Vermont in 2015. Sarah has served as a non-delegate member of both the Ray Travel Award Committee and the Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility Committee since 2018. She is also the President of the Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization (NGSO) and a passionate member of both the Ohio State Irish Dance Team and Neuroscience Education: Urban & Rural Outreach (NEURO).

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Secretary is responsible for:

  • Keeping the minutes of the meetings of the Council and its Executive Committee, for maintaining records, and for conducting correspondence. 
  • Maintaining attendance records and determining quorum at Council meetings.
  • Presiding over meetings of the Council in the absence of the President and Vice President.
  • Maintaining a record of all legislation that has been passed throughout the academic year, and that this record is formally passed to the next incumbent Executive Board.
  • Ensuring that all governing documents (Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Rules) are updated at the end of every semester of all legislative amendments. 
  • The Secretary shall fulfill other duties as directed by the Council, the Executive Committee, and the President.

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