Working alongside the Standing Committee, we have fourteen junior officers, who bring together a wide range of skills from across a host of different colleges, courses and backgrounds.

Assistant Custodian

Grace Annandale
Stephenson College
Ancient, Medieval and Modern History (Second Year)

The Assistant Custodian runs the events and themed evenings hosted in 24s bar and helps the Custodian.

Outreach Officer

Harry Troise
St John’s College
History and Spanish (Third Year)

The Outreach Officer is responsible for forging community partnerships with local charities and collaborating with student groups across the university.

Equalities Officer (To Be Elected)

The Equalities Officer helps the President and President-Elect in sending invitations to under-represented groups.

Debates Competitions Secretary

Alex B-K
Collingwood College
Classics (Second Year)

The Debates Competitions Secretary (DCS) organises our internal debating competitions: the Durham Inter-Varsity (IV), Open and Schools.

Debates Training Secretary

George Filippopoulos
Collingwood College
Natural Sciences (Second Year)

The Debates Training Secretary (DTS) coordinates our competitive debate training with the help of senior trainers.

Returning Officer

Lucy Jackson
University College
Third Year (Earth Sciences)

The Returning Officer organises committee, officer and presidential elections, updates the constitution and heads Rules Committee.

Technologies Officer

Ben Doerry
Van Mildert College
Computer Science (Second Year)

The Technologies Officer is responsible for updating the website, social media content and ensuring the upkeep of IT equipment.

Steward (To be elected)

The Steward heads House Committee and ensures the smooth running of our speaker events.

Alumni Officer

Amy Mitchell
College of St Hild & St Bede
PPE (Third Year)

The Alumni Officer manages our alumni network and maintains contact with our alumni.

Publicity Officer

The Publicity Officer manages the Society’s social media accounts, liaises with photographers and assists the President in the creation of term cards and brochures.