Association Chair

Will convenes and administers internal Union Committees and Council.

Will convenes and administers internal Union Committees and Council.

About the Position

Will Christopher, as Association Chair, acts as the primary administrator of the Student Representatives’ Council (SRC) and Subcommittee Steering Group (SSG), organising and leading meetings. The Chair organises the call for agenda items, ensures minutes are taken, and ensures proper policies and procedures are being followed. The Chair also provides advise to all Officers and Sabbaticals on Association Law and Policy.

Specifically, the Association Chair:

  • Organises and chairs meetings of student councils: the SRC and the SSG.
  • Schedules dates of meetings and completes necessary room bookings.
  • Compiles agendas and papers to circulate in advance of each meeting.
  • Ensures minutes are taken and circulated after each meeting.
  • Helps officers to prepare motions.
  • Ensures all files are uploaded to the Councils page.
  • Line-manages the Secretary to the SRC.
  • Is familiar with Association policies, and update the Laws and Standing Orders.
  • Manages the Councils' FacebookInstagram, and Twitter accounts.
  • Acts as an impartial advisor to all officers and students.
  • Promotes accessibility and transparency of the Association.

Role holders take office in April and end their term in March the following year. On average, the Association Chair spends between 15 and 20 hours per week on their role.

Previous holders

Year Name Resources
2021/22 Alasdair Richmond  
2020/21 Morgan Morris

J21-06: Motion to reform the Association Laws

2019/20 Jack Rogan  
2018/19 Sneha Nair  
2017/18 Ruaridh MacIver  
2016/17 Sigrid Jorgensen  
2015/16 Zara Evans  
2014/15 Joseph Tantillo  
2013/14 Max Balidi  
2012/13 Emmanuel Michelakakis  
2011/12 Amanda Litherland