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Societies Committee Standing Committee By Law Date of Meeting Agreed: 14th October 2011 Contents 1

Purpose ........................................................................................................ 1

2

Membership .................................................................................................. 1

3

Sub Committees ............................................................................................ 2

4

Meetings ....................................................................................................... 2

1 Purpose 1.1

The Societies Committee is Responsible for: 1.1.1

Planning and promoting the Union’s interests in society activities

1.1.2

Planning and promoting society related events

1.1.3

Supporting and promoting society related campaigns

1.1.4

Planning and promoting society development and training

1.1.5

Allocating budgets for each society

1.1.6

To hold General Meetings (twice annually)

1.2 The Committee shall be chaired by the Societies Officer 1.3 The Committee shall operate under the general rules governing standing committees as outlined in Standing Order 3, Section 1 of the Constitution.

2 Membership 2.1 Ex- Officio 2.1.1

Societies Officer

2.1.2

The Union President

2.1.3

VP Student Engagement

2.1.4

Performing Arts Officer


Societies Committee Standing Committee By Law

2.2

2.1.5

Student Enterprise Officer

2.1.6

Equality and Diversity Officer

2.1.7

Ethical and Environmental Officer

2.1.8

Union Councillors (2)

Voluntary Positions Created by this Committee 2.2.1 Religious Societies Union Chair 2.2.2

Development Officer (2 positions)

2.2.3

Events Officer (2 positions)

2.2.4

Finance Officer

2.2.5

Media and Promotions Officer

3 Sub Committees 2.1 The Societies Committee has created the following sub Committees; 2.2 Religious Societies Union 2.3 Performing Arts Committee 2.4 Societies Finance Sub-Committee

4 Meetings 4.1

Timings 4.1.1 Meetings shall ordinarily be held at least twice per semester 4.1.2 Subcommittees shall decide the frequency of their meetings 4.1.3 The Chair shall, with appropriate support, ensure agendas and papers are circulated at least 3 clear days in advance of meetings

4.2

Election of Voluntary Officers or other representatives 4.2.1 Voluntary Officers or other representatives shall be elected at the summer AGM as guided by Standing Order 6 of the Constitution


Societies Committee Standing Committee By Law 4.2.2 Terms of office for Voluntary officers or other representatives shall last one year starting from the 1st of July after their election

4.2.3 At the first meeting of the academic year, the committee shall elect

representatives to other standing committees as appropriate. It shall be the responsibility of the chair to liaise with other standing committees to ensure these vacancies are known.

/socs-bylaw  

http://www.susu.org/downloads/about/socs-bylaw.pdf

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