Any student in a member college can be elected to the Officer Board.  This year our Officer Board represents each region of the country.

All this year’s Officer Board were elected at USI Congress in Ballinasloe on 26 March 2013, with the exception of the NUS-USI President who was elected at NUS-USI Conference in Fermanagh.

President

Joe O’Connor

Member Union when first elected: Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

president@usi.ie

Vice President for Campaigns

Paddy Guiney

Member Union when first elected: University College, Dublin, Students’ Union

paddy.guiney@usi.ie

Vice President for Equality and Citizenship

Laura Harmon

Member College when first elected: University College Cork Students’ Union

laura.harmon@usi.ie

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance

Cat O’Driscoll

Member Union when first elected: University College Cork Students’ Union

cat.odriscoll@usi.ie

Vice President for Welfare

Denise McCarthy

Member Union when first elected: Waterford Institute of Technology Students’ Union

denise.mccarthy@usi.ie

Leas Uachtarán don Ghaeilge /Vice President for the Irish Language

Peadar de Blúit

Member College when first elected: NUI, Galway, Students’ Union

feidhlim.seoighe@usi.ie

Vice President for the Border, Midlands and West Region

Kevin Donoghue

Member Union when first elected: NUI, Galway, Students’ Union

kevin.donoghue@usi.ie

Vice President for the Southern Region

Ciara Guinan

Member Union when first elected: Institute of Technology Carlow Students’ Union

ciara.guinan@usi.ie

Vice President for the Northern Region (NUS-USI President)

TBC

Member Union when first elected: Queen’s University Belfast Students’ Union

president@nistudents.org

(The Vice President for the Northern Region is jointly elected to USI Officer Board and the UK National Union of Students National Executive Committee at NUS-USI Conference)