Department of Public Policy and Administration

Department of Public Policy and Administration

Graduate Association of Students of
Public Policy and Administration

photo of students at our spring event 2016

GASPPA is our highly energetic and enthusiastic student organization.

The mission of the Graduate Association of Students in Public Policy and Administration (GASPPA) is to provide support to the Masters of Public Policy and Administration(MPPA) and Masters of Urban and Land Development programs at California State University, Sacramento. GASPPA seeks to:

  • Provide social, professional, and intellectual support for students pursuing a degree or certificate in the Department of Public Policy and Administration; 
  • Promote interaction between students, faculty and alumni; 
  • Provide career-oriented programs for MPPA students; and 
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to develop traditions and branding to promote the program

2016-2017 Board Members

    • President: Brian Martin-Rojas
    • VP: Ryan McElhinney
    • Director of Finance: Imran Majid
    • Director of Academic Affairs: Julia Dolloff
    • Director of Communications: Lindsay Buckley

You can reach the organization at:

Go to the GASPPA Facebook page at:

2017-2018 Board Members

    • President: Mark Johnson
    • Vice-President: Hanna Stelmakhovych
    • Finance: Erin Stumpf
    • Communications: Jesse Hoskins
    • Academic Affairs: Norma Mendoza

Graduate Student Advisory Council

The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) represents university graduate students and serves as the student advisory group to the Dean and ASI Director of Graduate Studies.

During 2016-2017, the Public Policy and Administration Department is represented by: