Council Officials & Committees

Council Officials

The Chair of Council and the Returning Officer serve for one term and are both elected in 7th Week Council for the following term.

Position Name and College How Appointed Term of Office Email
Chair of Council Matthew Collyer, New Election in 7th Week Council HT16 TT16 chair@ousu.ox.ac.uk
Returning Officer Anna Mowbray, New Election in 7th Week Council HT16 TT16 returningofficer@ousu.ox.ac.uk
Deputy Returning Officer VACANT      
Deputy Returning Officer VACANT      

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee are responsible for compiling the agenda for Council, and referring motions to other committees for preliminary discussion as and when needed. The student members are elected in 7th Week Council. The Chair and the three elected members remain in post for one term.

Position Name and College How Appointed Term of Office Email
Chair Matthew Collyer, New Ex officio as Chair of Council TT16 chair@ousu.ox.ac.uk
President Becky Howe, Pembroke Ex officio as OUSU President TT14 - TT15 president@ousu.ox.ac.uk
Student Member        
Student Member        
Student Member        

Scrutiny Committee

All positions on Scrutiny Committee are elected in Council. They remain in post for 1 year with the term of office the same as that of the Part Time Executive. They are responsible for scrutinising the Executive Committee and Divisional Board Representatives, and write a termly report which is taken to 7th Week Council for review and approval.

Position Name and College How Appointed Term of Office Email
Student Member Isobel Whyte, St Catherine's Elected in Council - 3rd Week HT16 HT16 - MT16 isobel.whyte@stcatz.ox.ac.uk
Student Member Dan Mead, St John's Elected in Council - 1st Week HT16 HT16 - MT16 daniel.mead@sjc.ox.ac.uk
Student Member Brendon Casey, St Edmund Elected in Council - 1st Week HT16 HT16 - MT16 brendon.casey@seh.ox.ac.uk
Student Member Joseph Smalll, Jesus Elected in Council - 1st Week HT16 HT16 - MT16 joseph.small@jesus.ox.ac.uk

Internal Affairs Committee

Internal Affairs Committee is responsible for reviewing proposed amendments to the OUSU's Governing Documents, ensuring they remain coherent and legal. 

Position Name and College How Appointed Term of Office Email
Chair Sebastian Bates, Keble Elected in Council - 1st Week HT16 HT16 - MT16 sebastian.bates@keble.ox.ac.uk
President Becky Howe, Pembroke Ex Officio as OUSU President MT15 - HT16 president@ousu.ox.ac.uk
Student Member Hossein Sharafi, Keble Elected in Council - 3rd Week HT16 HT16 - MT16 mohammad.sharafi@keble.ox.ac.uk
Student Member VACANT      
Student Member VACANT