Officers

GSA PRESIDENT
Braeden Udy
udybrae@isu.edu
Degree Sought: Masters of Arts in Public Administration
Braeden is the Outreach Officer for the Idaho State University Graduate Student Association. He will be ISU's primary contact for the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS). Braeden currently works for ISU as an ETS TRIO Planner/Advisor in the Idaho Falls area. His interests include connecting first-generation low-income students to post-secondary access, stimulating diverse students in STEM careers/fields, and nuclear sector energy policy.
GSA VICE PRESIDENT
Evan Paul Johnson
johnevan@isu.edu
Major: Masters of Business Admin
Department: Finance and Administration
Evan has over six year of experience in the financial/accounting field, as well as over five years of leadership experience. He obtained a minor in Spanish and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, focusing in Accounting, from ISU. As a current MBA student, he is studying and applying critical business decisions techniques to solve and prevent foreseeable issues. Upon graduating, Evan plans to stay in Southeastern Idaho and become a respected business leader.
GSA PAST-PRESIDENT
Volkan Aktas
aktavolk@isu.edu
Degree Sought: Master of Arts in Public Administration
Volkan is the International Admissions and Recruitment Assistant at Idaho State University Graduate School. His academic background includes a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Volkan would like to serve the public administration sector and further explore how policy approaches meet cultural diversity. Following his graduation from the MPA program,Volkan hopes to join a multinational institution or organization. His research and studies will enhance his ability to understand functional mechanisms behind multinational institutions and organizations. Volkan’s aim is to join policy efforts to help global organizations operate more efficiently within the globalized world.
GSA Secretary
Sabin Subedi
subesabi@isu.edu
Degree Sought Master of Business Administration: Informatics Major
Sabin is working as a research assistant for a business project for the College of Business at Idaho State University Graduate School. His academic background includes a Bachelors of Computer Science and Information Technology. Sabin aims to exhibit his knowledge and experience in the field of Business and Technology. Following his graduation from the MBA program, Sabin hopes to engage in a way such that his education and experience will help himself and his associates benefit from it.
ASISU Graduate Representative
Krystoff Kissoon
kisskrys@isu.edu
Krystoff Kissoon is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Political Science at Idaho State University and an Associated Students of Idaho State University Senator for the Graduate School. His academic background includes a Bachelors in Political Science and International Studies with a Minor in Spanish. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Arts in Political Science at Idaho State. His research interests include gender and identity politics, environmental politics, and international relations. Krystoff hopes to teach Political Science and International Relations at a university, and help shape the minds of future scholars and researchers. He also aims to work with international and research organizations to identify and apply viable solutions to global problems

GSA Treasure
Bea Valencia
valebeat@isu.edu
GSA Outreach Officer
Chelsea Rogers
lanechel@isu.edu
Degree Sought: Masters of Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
I am the Graduate Assistant for the Adult Success Center at the College of Technology, serving as their Distance Learning Coordinator. My goal is to increase awareness of LGBTQ+ competencies needed in counseling to meet community needs.
GSA Online Representative Officer
Carolina Gonzalez
gonzcaro@isu.edu
ADVISOR
Amanda Eakins, M.Ed.
Interim Associate Director for Operations, Graduate School
eakiaman@isu.edu