[Tom Boon | Elections Team]
Hertfordshire Students’ Union has announced the list of candidates who are standing for full-time positions as your elected officers for 2016. The elected officers represent students within the union, the University and the community, and are responsible for the direction of the SU.
The President of the Students’ Union is the director of the union. Responsible for guiding the SU forward, the president is also responsible for carrying the voice of students when meeting with the University and local community. The candidates for President are:
Vice President Democracy and Services
The VP Democracy and Services is responsible for the SU’s commercial outlets, in addition to making sure that the Student Rep system is democratic. This VP is also required to communicate with the University about service based issues such as Uno and Food Hertfordshire. The candidates for this position are:
Tavisen K Chetty
Vice President Education and Welfare
The VP Education and Welfare is responsible for ensuring that students get the most out of their education whilst staying happy and healthy at university. They also work closely with the Advice and Support Centre and the University’s Student Wellbeing Centre. The candidates for this position are:
Vice President Student Activities
The VP Student Activities is responsible for ensuring that there is plenty for students to get involved with outside of their studies. This means they are responsible for societies, RAG, and volunteering. They also have a close relationship with the AU and Active Students. The candidates for this position are:
Tan Chia Thong
Vice President Communications and Media
The VP Communications and Media oversees Trident Media, the University’s student media outlet, as editor in chief. They also work with services such as the LRC to ensure that students are getting the best out of its resources. The VP Comms and Media is also responsible for the marketing of the SU. The candidates for this position are:
Vicky Nhu Yen Pham
A.S.M. Ariful Khan
Voting opens at hertfordshire.su/vote 12pm on March 4th, and closes at 12pm on the 11th of March. The results will be announced in the EleHouse from 6pm on the 11th.