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YUSU 2016 Election Results

Photo credit: Bethany Lang
Photo credit: Bethany Lang

Millie Beach has been elected the University of York Student Union President in the 2016 union Officers’ Election.

Beach, former Chair of the Vanbrugh College Junior Common Room Committee, won a hard-fought election against fellow Presidential candidates Ciarán Morrissey, Habib Nassar, J.J. Wilson, Oliver Wilson and Ananna Zaman.

Tamaki Laycock, incumbent Black & Minority Ethnic Officer, won the position of Student Academic Officer, defeating Lisseth Inza and the incumbent officer, Thomas Ron.

Alex Lusty, Editor of The Lemon Press, defeated Dom Ehlert, Heather Kelley, Golfo Migos, Lucas North and Charlie ‘Chaz’ Watkins to take the position of Student Activities Officer.

Dom “Smoothies” Smithies, former President and Vice-Chair for Welfare of his college Alcuin, won the position of Community and Wellbeing Officer, standing against Jack Chadwick, incumbent LGBTQ Officer, and Ros Neyra.

Isaac Beevor, former York Sport Union Wellbeing and Community Officer, fought Stephen Bates, Beth Cash and Aaron Dougherty to become the York Sport President.


The full results can be seen below:

YUSU President – Millie Beach

Student Academic Officer – Tamaki Laycock

Community & Wellbeing Officer – Dom Smithies

Student Activities Officer – Alex Lusty

York Sport President – Isaac Beevor

Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Officer –Sophie Flinders & Gabriella Obeng Nyarko

Disabled Students’ Officer – Alex Wray

LGBTQ Officers – Jaz Millar and Ashley Reed

RAG Officer – Roz Walton

Volunteering Officers – Ellie Meagher & Hannah Higgs

Women’s Officers – Mia Shantana Chaudhuri-Julyan & Lucy Robinson

Environment & Ethics Officers – Robert Gordon & Ella Parker

International Officer – Roberto Avelar

Mature Students’ Officers – Kevin “Vinnie” Claxton & Leah Armstrong

Faculty Representative for Arts – Marina Lewis

Faculty Representative for Science – Thomas Shutt

Faculty Representative for Social Sciences – Matt Hodges

Policy Coordinator – James Humpish