[SUCS] SUCS Elections

Imran Hussain imranh at sucs.org
Mon Nov 10 14:44:55 GMT 2014


It's that time of year again where the sun isn't out, the birds aren't 
singing, and it's very wet. What am I talking about? I hear you cry, 

Interested in helping shape Swansea University's Society of the Year? 
Good then keep on reading! :)

If you have been a student member from at least the 1st of November and 
are expecting to still be a student in September of 2015 then you can 

Nominations for positions on the executive committee, which lasts a 
whole calendar year, will be open on the 15th of November at 00:00, 
that's this Saturday, and will end on the 28th of November at 23:59. The 
standard rules apply, to be nominated for a position you must have 2 
other student members put your name forward, an email must be sent to 
vote at sucs.org. Those students must have been members from 2 weeks before 
nominations open, so the 1st of November in this case.

Here's a list of positions and what you can expect to be doing:


President (president at sucs.org):
* Responsible for the overall running of the society.
* A spokesperson for the society, able to promote the society’s 
interests in outside circles. The main point of contact for liaison with 
the SU.
* Responsible for calling committee meetings and full society meetings.
* Supporting the other committee members in their roles.
* Joint responsibility (with Treasurer) of authorising all payments.
* Ensure that the aims and objectives are being achieved.

Treasurer (treasurer at sucs.org):
* Responsible for the financial affairs of the society.
* Manage a record of the society’s finances.
* Able to present the finances of the society to the Societies and 
Services Officer upon request.
* Joint responsibility (with President) of authorising all payments.
* Leading on applications for grant funding (with President).
* Requesting cheques/petty cash/bank transfers from the Finance Office.

Secretary (secretary at sucs.org):
* Responsible for the administration of the society.
* Minute-taker for all meetings of the committee and the whole society.
* Responsible for notifying members of Annual General 
* Maintain all records of the society.

Publicity (publicty at sucs.org):
* Responsible for organising society events
* Working with the president to complete room bookings
* Promoting the society
* Be the societies PR person

Once the nominations have closed the mandatory 2 day break will be 
enforced. Online voting will begin on 01/12/2014 at 00:00 and will close 
on 07/12/2014 at 23:59.

Our returning officer is Nicholas Corlett (worldinsideme) so any 
queries should be directed at him via the email address vote at sucs.org. 
All the election rules can be found in our constitution which is at 

Good luck and have fun!

Imran Hussain
President & Systems Administrator
Swansea University Computer Society

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