[SUCS] Elections are coming!

sockitwench sockitwench at sucs.org
Wed Nov 11 11:13:28 GMT 2015


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 the best society on campus? Good, then keep 
on reading! :)

If you have been a student member from at least the 8th of November and 
are expecting to still be a student in September of 2016 then you can 

Nominations for positions on the executive committee, which lasts a 
whole calendar year, will be open on the 23rd of November at 00:00, and 
will end on the 27th 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 8th 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

Gaming (gaming at sucs.org):
* To make sure the games server is functional and all our members can 
access it
* To help decide what games and mods are run on the server
* To run and organise events (related to gaming)
* To work with the publicity officer in regards to games

Once the nominations have closed the mandatory 2 day break will be 
enforced. Online voting will begin on 30/11/2015 at 00:00 and will close 
on 04/12/2015 at 23:59.

Our returning officer is Courtney Vasile (sockitwench) and Imran 
Hussain (imranh) will be assisting her as deputy returning officer. Any 
queries should be directed at them 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!

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