About my position
The Association Chair is elected by students in March each year. The role entails facilitating Council meetings of the SSC and SRC, as well as doing the background administration for these councils such as preparing the agenda and papers for each meeting. I will also be the person who receives all motions submitted to the council and processes them so the council can review and debate them. Did you know that any student can submit a motion, either by gaining 25 or more signatures on a petition or by working with a member of the council?!
I will be holding office hours on Tuesdays from 5-6pm for anyone to come and discuss anything to do with Councils!
How my position affects you
My position directly affects students as I work with both councils to make sure the services and representation of our students are effectively implementated. I will facilitate debate and engagment when we are discussing motions brought to the council from councillors and students. It is also within my remit to ensure all of the papers and minutes of meetings are uploaded to the website to make sure all of students can access them.
I'm from Anstruther, Scotland! I am going into my fourth year studying Biology and Geography. I wanted to be your Association Chair as I have sat on councils for the past two years as your Community Relations Officer. This was a step up for me, and I wanted to improve the way councils work and increase engagement across the student body so more people can get involved! A fun fact about me is, I have been a summer camp counsellor in Wisconsin for the past three summers!
Groups I lead
As Chair, I lead Councils, including the SSC and SRC. I also lead the Executive Committee.
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All students can attend Councils meetings – a full list of dates of meetings will be published on Facebook and our website in the coming weeks, so be sure to come along if we are discussing something you are interested in!
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