Elections which will be held at National Conference 2017 are listed below. For every position we have summarised the role and responsibilities so that you are clear on what is expected of the successful candidate.
The National President, Vice President (Further Education), Vice President (Higher Education), Vice President (Society and Citizenship), Vice President (Union Development) and Vice President (Welfare) are elected at National Conference.
National Executive Council voluntary positions
National Conference elects 15 members of the National Executive Council – known as the ‘Block of 15’. Five positions are reserved for Further Education candidates and 50% of the positions (rounded down) will be reserved for candidates who self-define as women.
NUS UK Directors
The National Conference elects directors to sit on the NUS UK Board. They have collective responsibility with the officer and lay trustees for the finance and legal aspects of the National Union.
Democratic Procedures Committee Members
The National Conference elects members to the Democratic Procedures Committee, which ensures the smooth running of Conference and the policy process. National Conference will elect six members this year.