Common Room Directory

Common Room Directory

The Common Room Directory contains all the names and emails of the people who work to improve your experience as part of the SJCR. The Directory is organised into categories, but if you are looking for a specific person, please Control + F and search for the job title of the officer you’re looking for. We are all super friendly and more than willing for you to get in touch with any queries at all. MCR Executive will only be confirmed in October 2020. If you need any contact details in the meantime, please email johns.comms@durham.ac.uk

 SJCR Executive

President: Molly Byford

Job: Runs the Common Room (Sabbatical Officer). Member of Tier 1 and Internal Trustee.

Contact: johns.president@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany I

Vice President: Will Guerin-Ciccone

Job: Communicates with students and college staff, stands in for the President. Writes the College Panto. Member of Tier 1 and Internal Trustee.

Contact: johns.vp@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Vice President (CCR): Lewis Eden

Job: Represents the CCR to the SJCR and vice-versa. Member of Tier 1 and Internal Trustee.

Contact: johns.vp.ccr@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany III

Vice President (MCR): Richard Dyer

Job: Represents the MCR to the SJCR and vice-versa. Member of Tier 1 and Internal Trustee.

Contact: johns.vp.mcr@durham.ac.uk

Elected: Michaelmas II

Chair: Benjamin Etheridge

Job: Chairs SJCR meetings, executive meetings and welfare representation committee meetings. Provides advice and interpretation of the SJCR Constitution.

Contact: johns.chair@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Communications Officer: Katherine Watson

Job: Writes the SJCR’s weekly newsletter, supervises and maintains the SJCR social media and noticeboards. Sends out college emails and advertises events. In charge of pigeonholes and the website. Minutes all meetings.

Contact: johns.comms@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Treasurer: Thomas Jackson

Job: Keeps track of finances, accounts, controls expenditure. Creates budgets. Member of Tier 1 and Internal Trustee.

Contact: johns.treasurer@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Social Secretary: Heidi Scotting

Job: Organises social events such as Bailey Ball, John’s Day and Summer Ball. In charge of the Social Events Committee (SEC).

Contact: johns.social@durham.ac.uk

Services and estates manager: Frances Holms

Job: Oversees vending machines and washing machines. Arranges photographs. Orders stash and gowns.

Contact: johns.services@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Sports and Societies Officer: Anna Wilson

Job: Organises John’s-Chad’s Day and the Epiphany Awards. Liaises with sports and societies captains.

Contact: johns.sportsoc@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Academic Affairs and Student Union Liaison Officer (AASUL): Luke Holden

Job: Liaises with the Durham Students’ Union and organises Academic Events within college e.g. Big Talks/Challenge Nights.

Contact: johns.dsu@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Senior Bar Officer: Matt Jones

Job: Runs the college bar and leads the bar team. Accountable to college.

Contact: johns.collegebar@durham.ac.uk

Non elected

Welfare Officer (Events): Lizzie English

Job: Organises welfare events and campaigns throughout the year to support students and raise awareness around certain issues e.g. Mental Health Awareness Week, ‘Stressless’ events in exam season, Black and LGBTq+ History Month etc.

Contact: johns.welfare@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Welfare Officer (Peer Support Team): Catherine Perkins

Job: Organises the Peer Support Team and Welfare Supplies.

Contact: johns.welfare@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

Freshers’ Week Coordinator(s): George Padolsey and Lucy Mainwaring-Parr

Job: Organise Freshers’ Week. Helps recruit and manages the Freshers’ Reps.

Contact: johns.freshers@durham.ac.uk

Elected at: Epiphany II

MCR Executive – elected MCR Michaelmas II

CCR Executive

Non-Executive Officers

Non-executive officers elected in Michaelmas I:

  • ASSISTANT FOOD AND FORMALS OFFICER: Josh Banks
  • FINANCE COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES: Jonathan Travers, Oliver Simmans, Imogen Forbes and Tom Bristow
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ REPRESENTATIVE: Antoine Cothier and Austin Ng
  • LIBRARY REPRESENTATIVES: Iona Anderson
  • OLAV’S CONSORT: Antoine Cothier
  • SCR DRINKS STEWARD: Harry Regan and Michael Crilly
  • YEAR ABROAD REPRESENTATIVE: Katherine Lemieux

Non-executive officers elected in Michaelmas II:

  • ASSISTANT SPORTS AND SOCIETIES OFFICER: Natalia Falacinska
  • DUCKlings: Ellie Rolfe, Jemima Miller and Rachel de Cintra
  • OPEN DAY REPRESENTATIVE COORDINATOR: Lucy Mainwaring Parr and George Padolsey

Non-executive officers elected in Michaelmas III:

  • PEOPLE OF COLOUR REPRESENTATIVE: Yash Raju
  • SUComm MEMBERS: Tom Poyner, Jonathan Travers, Bethany Fitzsimmons and Hannah Bardsley

Non-executive officers elected in Epiphany I:

  • COLOURS COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES: TBC
  • YEARBOOK COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Holly Jackson

Non-executive officers elected in Epiphany III:

  • ASSISTANT COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER: Liv Kemp
  • JUNIOR DURHAM SU REPRESENTATIVE: Alice Butler
  • LOO NEWS COORDINATOR: Leo Dearden and Dom Harley
  • SEC DECORATIONS OFFICERS; ENTERTAINMENT OFFICERS; FOOD AND WINE OFFICER; PUBLICITY OFFICER; TECHNICIAN: Iona Anderson and Poppy Clarke; Jemima Millar and Rachel de Cintra; Tom Cope; Antonio Mariani; TBC

Non-executive officers elected in Easter I:

  • SJCR VICE-CHAIR: Josh Banks
  • COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR: Jemima Millar
  • DUCK REPRESENTATIVE: Rachel de Cintra
  • FAIRTRADE REPRESENTATIVE: Peter Houston, Hannah Bardsley and Sofia Howard
  • SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER: Georgie Burr
  • BAILEY WARDROBE MANAGER: Lucy Blakemore

Non-executive officers elected in Easter II:

  • FOOD AND FORMALS OFFICER: George Padolsey
  • GYM OFFICER: Izzy Hubbert and Miro Cafolla
  • LGBTq+ REPRESENTATIVE: Izzy Hubbert
  • LIVERS’ OUT OFFICER: Imogen Forbes
  • SCA REPRESENTATIVE: TBC
  • TECHNICAL MANAGER: Michael Crilly

Welfare Team – please see the welfare page!

Sports and Societies – please see the sports and societies page, which contains links to all FB pages and email contacts of society Presidents.