As campaigning opens, Nouse can reveal the full list of candidates for all Full and Part Time Officer positions in 2016’s YUSU Elections.
This year there are seven people contesting the position of YUSU President, including the current YUSU Women’s Officer Ananna Zaman, Habib Nassar, the President of Palestinian Solidarity Society, former Vice Chairman of York Tories Oliver Wilson, and Nouse’s own Comment Editor Ciarán Morrissey.
The position of Activities Officer will be a six way contest. The role of Community and Wellbeing Officer will be a three person race between Alcuin Chair Dom Smithies, current LGBTQ Officer Jack Chadwick, and former Secretary of Fetsoc Rosario Neyra.
Thomas Ron re-stands for his current position as Academic Officer, challenged by Tamaki Laycock and Lisseth Inza Flores. York Sport President is contested by five, including the Presidents of the University’s Boxing and American Football Clubs.
More information, including interviews with the candidates and Candidate Profiles, can be found on Nouse’s Elections mini-site. The full list of candidates can be read below.
Campaigning and voting is now open, and runs until Friday Week 7 (19th Feb) at 5pm, with results announced on Sunday 21st Feb. Students can vote for candidates in all positions here.
Candidates for YUSU President
Candidates for Student Activities Officer
Candidates for Academic Officer
Lisseth Inza Flores
Candidates for Community and Wellbeing Officer
Candidates for York Sport President
Candidates for Women’s Officer
Joanie Hutchinson-Ross & Rosie Rhodes
Mia Shantana Chaudhuri-Julyan & Lucy Elizabeth Robinson
Candidates for International Officer
Candidates for Environment and Ethics Officer
Katie Smith & Ben Walker
Benjamin Wright & Bethan Laughlin
Robert Gordon & Ella Parker
Candidates for BME Officer
Sophie Flinders & Gabriella Obeng Nyarko
Candidates for LGBTQ Officer
Ashley Reed & Jaz Millar
Candidates for Disabled Students’ Officer
Mature Students’ Officer
Kevin Claxton & Leah Armstrong
Candidates for RAG Officer
Candidates for Volunteering Officer
Ellie Meagher & Hannah Higgs
Candidates for Policy Coordinator
Candidates for Faculty Rep (Arts and Humanities)
Candidates for Faculty Reps (Sciences)
Candidates for Faculty Reps (Social Sciences)