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- Science Outreach Officers
- Marketing Director
- Socials Coordinators
The “figure head” of YSA Sydney. The President is responsible for running meetings, allocating tasks to members and holds the casting vote in the event of a tied election or motion. They oversee the general running of YSA Sydney and encourage fellow Committee members in their appointed tasks.
N.B. The President must be over 18 years of age at the time of election.
Maegan Chan - "For the past three years, I have had the opportunity to work with two amazing Presidents, who have inspired me to run for President. They have always encouraged and supported me to do my best and try things I would never have dreamed of. If elected, I will work with the elected committee to increase our membership base, and hold more outreach events. I also want to inspire and guide the next generation of members to do what they never thought they could. "
The Vice-President is responsible for various tasks as they come up and to support the President. They also usually lead the organisation for certain events or new initiatives depending on their interests.
N.B. The Vice-President must be over 18 years of age at the time of election.
Alina Ali - "Over the past two years, my role as a Science Outreach Officer and Secretary have given me multiple opportunities to connect with professionals within the Science Industry. Being part of the Exec Team this year, I was exposed to the responsibilities of the VP and found myself being inspired to take on the challenge. Through this opportunity I aim to continue the celebration of science and provide rewarding opportunities to our members. With my experience in leadership, delegation and teamwork from my previous positions, I am confident I will be able to support YSA in all its community efforts 🙂 "
The Secretary is responsible for all aspects of meetings – selection of venue, sending out of agenda, managing attendance and apologies, taking accurate minutes and distributing those minutes as soon as possible after the meeting. They also maintain the membership database.
N.B. The Secretary must be over 18 years of age at the time of election.
Erin Humphries - "I joined the YSA team to engage young people in science outreach. As Outreach Officer last year, I have coordinated and ran workshops and online events. I hope to continue supporting YSA activities with our external partners this year as secretary."
The Treasurer is, surprisingly enough, responsible for anything to do with money! They keep accurate books of income and expenditure, approves (or turns down) requests for funding and expenditure and basically keeps track of all cash coming in and going out of the YSA Sydney coffers.
N.B. The Treasurer must be over 18 years of age at the time of election.
Francis Zhang - "I am a student who likes to seek new opportunities and experience different challenges. With several years of volunteering and committee experience, I feel that I am prepared to take on new roles within the YSA committee. The Treasurer position enables me to be more involved with the committee and continue my interests in mathematics.Wei Yee Lucy Tan "After immersing myself in the role as treasurer of YSA in 2020, I have come to love this role and would like to do it again."
The Science Outreach Officers are arguably the most important roles within the committee; they are responsible for maintaining relationships with various educational and scientific institutions, as well as being an organisation's first point of contact with YSA. They organise our involvement in science events such as the Science and Engineering Challenge and Australian Museum events.
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Responsible for all aspects of marketing and promotion for YSA Sydney; the Marketing Director works closely with a marketing subcommittee, allocating work and encouraging ideas, as well as taking care of the practical aspects such as chasing articles for the Science Bites newsletter and ensuring its delivery to members. They are also responsible for the arrangement of posts on our website and social media, ensuring that our social media presence reaches and engages with our membership.
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The Socials Coordinator organises the monthly YSA Socials, including deciding on the activity, booking the venue, managing RSVPs and supervision of members at the event.
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