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Drag artists pose after 2023 Drag Show

PSU Signature Events

  • Drag Show 
  • Welcome Receptions (Fall & Spring) 
  • National Coming Out Day (MMC & BBC) 
  • Transgender Day of Visibility

Committees

Standing Committees

  • Signature Events Committee: This committee is responsible for organizing, implementing and enhancing PSU’s signature events, such as welcome receptions, National Coming Out Day, Transgender Day of Visibility and more. 
  • Advocacy Committee: This committee advocates for policies that protect FIU students' well-being and safety on campus through demonstrations and initiatives pertaining to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Ad Hoc Committees

  • Drag Show Committee: This committee is responsible for organizing, implementing and enhancing the annual Drag Show, which is PSU’s most significant event. Committee members will plan the layout, decorations, giveaways and other crucial aspects of the event. 
  • Trans Resource Committee: This committee is responsible for maintaining, updating and expanding the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s official "Transgender Resources" page for transgender, nonbinary and allied members of the FIU community. 

2023-2024 Executive Board

Position

Member

President

Kaily/Kaius LaChapelle (They/He)

Vice President

Ness Cruz (They/Them)

Cabinet Leader

Jacqueline/Jackie Granado (She/Her)

Events Director I

Riley Valdivia (She/Her)

Events Director II

James Hernandez (He/She/They)

Treasurer

Hua Hui Vogel (They/Them)

Communications Director I

Kameron Harrison (He/Him)

Communications Director II

Lucas Gonzalez (He/Him)

Campus Advisor

Erica Friedman, Ph.D. (They/She/He)
Associate Director, FIU Pride Center