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Trustee, Officer and National Executive Committee elections 2015
Ballots for contested positions open on Monday 2 February and close at noon on Friday 27 February 2015.
Ballot material is being dispatched on Monday 2 February by economy delivery. This can take a few days to arrive. If you have not received the ballot material by Tuesday 10 February you should contact the union, email Catherine Wilkinson or Kay Metcalfe, providing full name, membership number, branch, and the full postal address at which the ballot paper should have been received. Further information about the ballot period can be found in circular UCU/627 UCU627 (.doc) [48kb].
Branches' attention is drawn to the guidance that the NEC has agreed in respect of Trustee, Officer and NEC elections, which refers to campaigning. This can be found here (.pdf) [56kb].
If you need any documents relating to elections to be sent to you in hard copy, including large print or other formats, or for further information about these elections, contact either Catherine Wilkinson or Kay Metcalfe at UCU's head office (tel: 020 7756 2500).
NOMINATIONS: TRUSTEE, OFFICER AND NEC POSITIONS 2015
A list of nominations to UCU Trustee, Officer and National Executive Committee positions in 2015 can be found below.
Election addresses can be found by clicking on candidates' names below.
Trustees (2 seats)
Honorary Treasurer (1 seat - uncontested)
Dr Angela Roger (University of Dundee)
Geographically-elected members of the National Executive Committee
North West HE (2 seats)
North West FE (1 seat)
Midlands HE (2 seats - uncontested)
Alan J Ryan (De Montfort University)
Xanthe Whittaker (University of Leicester)
Midlands FE (2 seats)
South HE (3 seats - uncontested)
Pauline Collins (Open University)
Bruce Heil (Open University)
Dr Patricia McManus (University of Brighton Moulsecoomb)
South FE (2 seats - uncontested)
Steve Allen (City College Plymouth)
Mick Dawson (Brooklands College)
Wales FE (and vice president UCU Wales) (1 seat - uncontested)
Chris Jones (Neath Port Talbot College)
Honorary Secretary UCU Scotland (1 seat - uncontested)
Janice Aitken (University of Dundee)
President UCU Scotland (1 seat)
UK-elected members HE (5 seats: 4 two-year vacancies; 1 casual vacancy)
UK-elected members FE (3 seats: 2 two-year vacancies to include at least one prison education; 1 casual vacancy)
Michael Howard (The Manchester College Prisons Branch) [prison]
As the only candidate employed in prison education, Michael Howard will be declared elected.
Representatives of disabled members (2 seats; one HE member and one FE member to be elected to include at least one woman - uncontested)
Hilary Kurt (Derwentside College)[FE]
Emma-Jane Phillips (Northumbria University)[HE]
Representatives of LGBT members (2 seats; one HE and one FE member to be elected)
Steve Boyce (A4e Prison Branch) [FE]
As the only candidate employed in further education, Steve Boyce will be declared elected to a seat for LGBT members.
Representatives of black members (2 seats - uncontested)
Dave Muritu (Sandwell College)
Seats for casually employed members (2 seats; one HE member and one FE member to be elected)
Representative of members employed in land-based education (1 seat)
No nominations received
Trustee elections: documents
Catherine Wilkinson, Head of Constitution & Committees (email@example.com)
Kay Metcalfe, Administrator, Constitution & Committees (firstname.lastname@example.org)