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student officers & trustees

The Students' Union operates day to day to provide support, advice and facilities with you in mind. This is done through the collaborative work of a team of elected Officers and Union staff. All are here to provide the very best student experience and ensure the Union seeks to deliver on its Strategic Plan. Click below to find out more about your current Officers (including how to contact them)

sabbatical officers 2022/23

To find out more about what the Sabbatical Officers do, visit their profiles in the images below.

Tash Union President Vice President Communities Jess Reid Sports Union President Murray Bushell


volunteer officers

Executive Officers are part-time volunteers who have specific remits and areas of work. Collectively they sit on the Union's Executive Council which acts as the political leadership of the organisation coordinating campaigns and projects to Make Students Lives Better. To get in contact with any of the Officers below, please email and we will pass you on to the Officer. 

Housing Officer – Dante Lopez

Co-Curricular Officer – Juulia Spets

Sustainability Officer – Vacant 

International Officer – Adhiraj Singh

Arts Officer – Shani Doudet

Media Officer – Ciaran Sweeney

Health & Wellbeing Officer – Zoe Crosher 

Sports Communication Officer – Siobhan Campbell

Sports Participation & Engagement Officer – Lauren Bullock

Engagement Officer – Lucy Wilson

Postgraduate Officer – Vacant

Alternative Pathways Officer – Vacant

Mature Students' Officer – Michael Sammels

Parents & Carers Officer – Vacant

Care Experienced Students Officer – Vacant

Equalities Officer (Disabled) – Nicky Foley

Equalities Officer (Women) – Petra Jarosova

Equalities Officer (BAME) – Vacant (This position will re-open for nominations at the next Equalities Zone meeting in Autumn 2022)

Equalities Officer (LGBT+) – Vacant (This position will re-open for nominations at the next Equalities Zone meeting in Autumn 2022)


board of trustees

In support of the Union's activities, several student Trustees and external Trustees sit on the Union's Trustee Board to help provide support and direction to the Union's Sabbaticals Officers and Senior Management.

student trustees

Heather Mitchell, Ivet Stancheva and one vacancy.


external trustees

Gail Burden - Chair of the Board

Gail is the current Chief Executive of Sleep Scotland / Teens+.  

Colin Miller

Colin is Chair of the Union's Finance & Resources Committee.

Joanne Kerr

Joanne is Chair of the Union's HR Sub Group.

Mark Cullen

Mark was VP Services & Treasurer, 2008 - 2010, here at Stirling Students' Union.