The Standing Committee acts as the Union’s executive and is responsible for the day to day running of all aspects of the Society. We meet once a week during term time. We’re the people to contact if you have any question, query or concern to raise.

President

President@dus.org.uk

James Wroe
St Chad’s College
Economics (Third Year)


The President is tasked with delivering a successful term of events. They chair debates, committee meetings and coordinate the Union’s officers. The President is ultimately responsible to the Union’s members and trustees.

Treasurer

To Be Elected

The Treasurer is in charge of the Union’s finances, liaising with other officers, setting termly budgets, updating the accounts and presenting to the Trustees.

Secretary

Info@dus.org.uk

Ryan de’Vere
Hatfield College
Politics (Second Year)

The Secretary is responsible for communicating members’ views to the President and other officers, recording the minutes of events and meetings, and managing the Secretary’s Committee.

Social Secretary

To Be Elected

The Social Secretary organises all our fantastic social events, including the annual Michaelmas Ball, the Epiphany Gala and Easter Ball. The Social Secretary also works with the Social Committee to prepare social events.

Custodian

Custodian@dus.org.uk

Grace Annandale
Grey College
Economics (Second Year)

The Custodian is in charge of 24 North Bailey Club and is in charge of the ballot for Apartments. The Custodian also consults with Bar Committee on the views of the members regarding the Bar.

Sponsorship Secretary

To Be Elected

Sponsorship@dus.org.uk

The Sponsorship Secretary works to ensure that all areas of the Union receive sponsorship. They are responsible for building and maintaining links between the Union and external parties.

President-Elect

Nicolas Mariscal Palacio
University College
Business and Management (Second Year)

The President-Elect works toward their own term and their presence on Standing helps to ensure a smooth transition between Presidents.


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Email: president@dus.org.uk

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