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Jess Reid Vice President Communities

Jess Reid

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Hi, I'm Jess Reid and I am your Vice President Communities for 2022/23

I’ve just graduated in June 2022, completing my degree in History & Politics. While studying at Stirling I founded and was President of the Stirling Sexual Health & Education Society, VP for Debating Society and Women’s Officer. I loved every single one of these roles, so I’m delighted to be able to keep representing students in the Students’ Union as your VP Communities. 

I’m responsible for all things community from supporting our fantastic clubs and societies to sustainability to representing students in housing matters and rent negotiations. As well as the campaigns and projects I hope to run this year, I also sit over the Communities Zone helping to continue to improve our community. 

Alongside my responsibilities as VP Communities, I also sit on several committees as a student representative. This includes: 

  • Chairing the Communities Zone Executive Committee (CZEC) - all things clubs & societies 

  • As a Trustee of the Union to be ultimately responsible with all board members for the overall financial security of the Union.  

  • The Gender Based Violence Strategy Group - working to keep our students safe 

  • The Corporate Sustainability Steering Group (CSSG) - the environmental and sustainability-focused committee 

  • The Finances & Resources Committee (FRC) - working on the Union's budget

  • The Joint Policy and Planning Resource Committee (JPPRC) - working with the Union and the University to create policy and allocate resources for our students 

  • Work with the National Union of Students (NUS) - on national campaigns such as the #NUSDecoloniseEducation programme

  • Student Experience Committee (SEC) - making changes to our Union based on students experiences

Throughout the year I will also be working with many of our amazing part-time officers to support them with their campaigns and goals. My role as VP Communities is ultimately about fostering and growing our students’ sense of student community, maintaining positive relationships with our university, local and national community on issues of mutual concern.  

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