Following a nominations process in May and June 2011, Liz Bromley, Director of Student Life at University of Salford has been reelected as AMOSSHE’s Vice Chair (Operations) and Dr. Gillian Jack, Director of Student Services at University of Glamorgan has been reelected as AMOSSHE’s Vice Chair (Finance).
Liz Bromley is Director of Student Life at University of Salford, responsible for a broad range of the non-academic aspects of the student experience. She works closely with the Students’ Union to ensure that the range of student support, including all advisory, welfare and faith matters at the University are appropriate for the diverse student body. Liz’s background includes working for the Open University for a number of years and being a magistrate. She sits on AMOSSHE’s National Executive Board and is Vice Chair (Operations), managing the National Office team and chairing the multi-faith knowledge community. On her reappointment, Liz said:
“Working at the heart of AMOSSHE as Vice Chair (Operations) for the past two years has been rewarding and fulfilling. I am very pleased to be continuing this in 2011/13, and look forward to continuing to work with the office team to support colleagues across Student Services in influencing public policy and advancing professionalism. AMOSSHE is a superb way to engage with the sector across the UK; I encourage everyone to get involved.”
As Director of Student Services in the University of Glamorgan, Dr. Gillian Jack is responsible for the strategic development of student support policies and procedures, and delivery across a multi sited diverse community. She has undertaken a variety of management roles at a strategic and operational level, in addition to specific project and programme management experience. Gill has been Vice Chair (Finance) of AMOSSHE since 2010 and worked closely with the National Office to improve financial reporting and policies for the organisation. On her reappointment, Gill said:
“AMOSSHE has changed considerably over recent years, and it is a privilege to be involved in shaping these developments and the delivery of a high quality student experience. I am committed to transparency for our members and enjoy working with the National Office and Executive to ensure we deliver the best possible value. As we support the sector to assess value and impact of all our services, being recognised for contributing to this aspect of our professional organisation is a fantastic opportunity.”
AMOSSHE is delighted to welcome the following colleagues to the Executive board, including a previous chair returning to the board: Ben Bailey, Senior Assistant Registrar at the University of Derby; Sara Doherty, Director of Services for Students, St. George’s, University of London; Dr. Chris Lusk, Director of Student Services, University of St. Andrews; Nicole Redman, Head of SMART team, University of East London; and Julie Walkling, Director of Student Services, Anglia Ruskin University. They will commence their appointments to the Executive Board on 1 September 2011 and serve until 31 August 2013.
Dr. Andrew West, Chair of AMOSSHE and Director of Student Services at the University of Sheffield, said:
“I am delighted to welcome these colleagues to the Executive at this exciting time for AMOSSHE, the Student Services Organisation. Our recently launched Value and Impact toolkit is a key element in our work supporting student services professionals across the sector, and the next year will be a critical and busy time for the Executive. I look forward to working with our new Executive group in the coming year.”
AMOSSHE, The Student Services Organisation is a UK non-profit professional association. Company registration number 4778650.