Meet The Team

 

Hello!

We are your Voice Department team - the SU staff who are in your corner, ready to provide support and advice on all things Voice and Representation related.

Ian Bruce (he/him)

Deputy Director Membership Services

What is your job?

  • To oversee the operation of the Student Voice department including Academic Representation, Elections, Student Council, Scrutiny Committee and Networks
  • To enable and empower student leaders including Part Time Officers, Student Union Reps, Course Reps and Executive Officers to be effective representatives.
  • To oversee the organisation and support available for events such as Student Voice Awards and Student Leaders conference.
  • Act as the Deputy Returning Officer for all Union Elections.

 

Elena-Daniela Boaru (she/her)

Deputy Voice Manager (Academic Representation)

What is your job?

  • Managing and developing the Academic Representation system (Course Reps and Department/School Reps)
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders on student voice projects, consultations, reviews and developments pertinent to students’ academic experience and representation.
  • Mentoring, training, coaching and supporting representatives in their role.
  • Overseeing the work of Student Staff Committees within the Schools from the point of view of the Students’ Union, as independent body from the University.
  • Organising and running elections for Course and Department/School Reps 

 

 

Isaiah Poulet (he/him)

Academic Representation Coordinator

What is your job?

  • Work with Elena to manage and develop the Academic Representation System
  • Provide support to course and department reps throughout the year, giving them the tools to make positive and impactful change
  • Monitor any matters raised, and help reps to hold their department/school accountable.
  • Run the Superstar Awards, the annual awards where students can nominate staff members who have positively impacted their time at university. You can contact me about this at superstarawards@le.ac.uk
  • Contact me about: your academic representatives (including if you want to be one), or if you have any non-personal academic issues that your department has not resolved.

 

Neal Tank (he/him)

Liberation Coordinator

What is your job?

  • Work with the Liberation and Equality Officer to develop liberation campaigns at the Students Union. 
  • Provide assistance and training to elected part-time liberation officers to give them the support needed to run events and campaigns to create impactful change.
  • Provide assistance and training to elected Equality and Liberation Champions to give them the support needed to run campaigns and lobby their departments to create impactful change.
  • Ensure that the Students Union centres Liberation and the empowerment of all marginalised students throughout everything we do.

 

Megan Robertson (they/them)

Campaigns and Democracy Coordinator

What is your job?

  • Work with representatives and students to deliver campaigns and projects at the Students' Union.
  • Support the SU's democratic processes like the Idea's system and Student Council.
  • Create and deliver training associated with my role such as community organising, chair training, and running campaigns.
  • Support student representatives to hold the Officers, SU, and University to account.
  • If you'd like access to any of the above training opportunities, or just to chat about anything related to my role, email: su-voice@leicester.ac.uk

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