AMOSSHE is directed an Executive Committee of twelve AMOSSHE members and Student Services professionals. The Executive, who include AMOSSHE's Chair and Vice Chairs, are elected by the members and volunteer their time to ensure that AMOSSHE works in the best way to support our members, the sector and the student experience.
AMOSSHE also employs a team of permanent staff who manage the running and development of the organisation, guided by the elected Executive Committee. The permanent team are based in AMOSSHE's National Office in London. Meet the team.
Read out about the election of the 2016/17 Executive Committee: AMOSSHE elects a new Chair and Executive team.
Ben Bailey, Chair
Ben is Director of Student Services at University of Birmingham.
You can contact Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fay Sherrington, Vice Chair
Fay is Director of Student Services at Edge Hill University.
You can contact Fay at email@example.com.
Nicole Redman, Vice Chair (Operations)
Nicole is Director of Student Support at University of East London.
You can contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sam Dale, Vice Chair (Professional Development)
Sam is Deputy Academic Registrar at Durham University.
You can contact Sam at email@example.com.
About the Executive
The Executive Committee has four named Chair roles with specific responsibilities. The other eight Executive members lead on various aspects of AMOSSHE work as decided by the Committee. The Executive Committee all commit to their role descriptions and values.
The Executive Committee is elected by ballot, with each AMOSSHE member organisation casting one vote for each vacant role on the committee. No member can serve for more than eight consecutive years.
The Executive Committee meets several times a year to discuss strategy and guide the direction of AMOSSHE. You can read the agendas and minutes of the Executive meetings.
Find out from past and present Executive members what being on the AMOSSHE Executive is like, and why you should consider joining the Executive Committee.
John Bloomfield, Executive Director
John provides operational, strategic and finance support to the AMOSSHE Executive Committee, in order to ensure that they're able to continue to fulfil their role and act properly on behalf of the membership. John is also responsible for line management of the National Office staff and managing AMOSSHE's projects and events programme.
Benjamin Parsons, Head of Engagement
Benjamin manages how AMOSSHE communicates with members and develops the membership community. His work includes devising and delivering a coordinated communications strategy, keeping members up to date with news, conducting member research, and design.
Mary Sy, Operations Coordinator
Mary provides operational, administrative and finance support to AMOSSHE members, the Executive Committee and the National Office team. Mary is responsible for supporting AMOSSHE members, dealing with enquiries, administrative support for our events, and day-to-day financial administration.