The Union of Students in Ireland has a new Officer Board.
The new team took office on 1 July 2015 and will serve until the end of June 2016. They’re led by Kevin Donoghue, who previously served as VP for the Border, Midlands and Western Region and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance.
President of the Union of Students in Ireland
|Kevin Donoghue||@USI_Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org||NUIG SU|
Kevin Donoghue is the President of the Union of Students in Ireland. Previously Kevin was the USI Vice President for Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance, USI Vice President for the BMW Region and graduated from NUI Galway with a Postgraduate in Law.
Kevin is from Doocastle in Mayo. During his time in Galway Kevin was involved with the Witless music event and served as both the Arts Convenor and Postgraduate Officer in his Students’ Union. An enthusiastic and animated student activist he considers his time as Class Rep to be one of the most rewarding experiences of his time in college.
Vice President for Equality and Citizenship
USI’s Vice President for Equality and Citizenship is Annie Hoey. This is her second term of office. Previously, Annie held the position of UCCSU Deputy President. Annie hails from from Drogheda.
Vice President for Campaigns
|Daniel Waugh||@TheUSIemail@example.com||DITSU via UCCSU|
Dan has been active in student affairs for the past few years and was previously a student at UCCSU. He has worked closely with USI on a number of campaigns in the last year.
Aoife Ní Shúilleabháin
Vice President for Welfare
|Aoife Ní Shúilleabháin||@USI_Welfarefirstname.lastname@example.org||NUI, Galway SU|
The USI Vice President for Welfare is Aoife Ní Shúilleabháin , previously NUI, Galway Welfare Officer. Aoife hails from Co Kerry and in addition to her duties as VP for welfare has a keen interest in the promotion of the Irish language and culture.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance
Jack Leahy studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and served in 2013-2014 as a sabbatical officer in the Students’ Union there.
Vice President for the Border, Midlands and Western Region
Feidhlim Seoighe moves from the position of Vice President for the Irish Language (where he served for two terms) to that of Vice President for the Border, Midlands and Western Region.
Vice President for the Southern Region
USI Vice President for Southern Region is Cian Power. Previously, Cian served as Welfare Officer at University, College Cork SU.
Aedraen Ó Dubhghaill
Leas-Uachtarán don Gaeilge
|Aedraen Ó Dubhghaillemail@example.com||MSU|
Aedraen is the Vice President for the Irish Language / Leas Uachtarán don Gaeilge. He studies at NUI, Maynooth.
Northern Area Officer
NUS USI President is Fergal McFerran
Fergal is the President of NUS-USI, which places him on the Officer Board of the Union of Students in Ireland as Northern Area Officer, and the National Executive Committee of the UK National Union of Students. He studied at Queen’s University Belfast and previously served as NUS-USI Deputy President.