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May 23rd, 2014:

LJMU Branch AGM 2014 – Election Results

At the branch AGM held on 21/05/14, a set of branch officers were elected for the coming year.

On behalf of the branch officers and branch committee, I would like to thank all those outgoing branch committee members who did not stand for re-election for their efforts on behalf of the branch and UCU members at LJMU. In particular thanks are due to Chris McMahon, outgoing branch chair, for his contribution and hard work over the years.

Branch Officers/Branch Committee members for 2014-15 were elected as follows:

Chair: David Lamb (Computing and Mathematical Sciences)
Secretary: Jim Hollinshead (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Deputy Secretary (x2): Alex Pimor (Law)
Vice Chairs (x2): Tricia MacKinnon-Day (Art and Design), Paul Kenny (Built Environment)
Treasurer: Sam Davies (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Senior Health and Safety Officer: Alastair Balchin (Business School)
Equality Officer: Julia Bradshaw (Law)
Disability Officer: Brigitte Hordern (Business School)
Website and E-communications Officer: Jamie Finlay (Engineering)
Fixed-term/Sessional/Probationary members Officer: Will Jackson (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Pensions Officer (x2): Chris McMahon (Business School), Paul Kenny (Built Environment)

As newly elected National Executive Committee member representing women members, Saira Weiner (Education, Community and Leisure), will attend Branch Committee meetings Ex Officio

There having been no nominations for them by the closing date, this leaves the following positions vacant:

Deputy Secretary (x1)
Membership/Recruitment Officer
Minutes Secretary

Nominations for these positions will be reopened. Nominations should be sent to me, accompanied by the written consent of the nominee, supported by the signatures of the proposing and seconding branch members and must be received no later than the closing date of June 13th. Nominees may submit an election address of no more than 150 words. Where/if more than one nomination is received for any position, a ballot will be organised.

If you would like to discuss the role/commitment of time etc. associated with these posts, please get in touch.