Committee 2020/21

Charis Farrow

President

Our President Charis is responsible for keeping us all in line and overseeing the functioning of the society.

Pascale Watkins

Chair

As Chair Pascale has the exciting task of choosing the motions for the weekly show debates, arranging the panel, and maintaining their order.

Ande McClintock

IV Captain

Ande is our IV Captain in charge of competitions, as well as being one of our best speakers.

Stephen Finlayson

Speaker Secretary

As a Speaker Secretary Stephen's role is to ensure that we booked the best panels possible for our weekly debates.

James Price

Speaker Secretary 

As a Speaker Secretary James's role is to ensure that we book the best panels possible for our weekly debates

Ronan Canham

Social Secretary

The society's northerner for 2019/20 continues into 2020/21. Ronan loves a night out and drinking and sometimes invites the society along as well, organising brilliant socials for us.

Michelle Cheung

Treasurer

Michelle, as the society Treasurer, is tasked with ensuring that the society stays within budget and all expenses are paid.

Emma Hall

Media and Publicity Secretary

Emma's job includes creating our publicity materials as well as managing our website, social media, and recording of events.

Robert Jones

Chair

As the other Chair Robert also has the exciting task of choosing the motions or the weekly show debates, arranging the panel, and maintaining their order.

Matthew Aspinall

IV Captain

Matt is our IV Captain in charge of workshops and teaching us how to debate competitively. He is also one of our best speakers, a former champion at the Exeter Internal Competition.

Ariana Mendel

IV Secretary 

Ariana is our IV Secretary, tasked with aiding the IV captains and organising our debating competitions.

Josh Elsey

General Secretary 

Josh is our GenSec, keeping the society running and staying on top of the paperwork.

Yves Bowonnaowarux

Social Secretary

Alongside Ronan, Yves is in charge of our fabulous socials.

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Freshers Representative

Our Freshers Representative will be responsible for making the voices of Freshers heard as well as supporting the committee in their duties

Committee 2019/20

Ethan Green

President

A diligent worker. Ethan could often be found making terrible puns in Firehouse in the early hours of the morning

Phoebe Pennington

Chair

As Chair Phoebe had the exciting task of choosing the motions for the weekly show debates, arranging the panel, and maintaining their order.

Michael Rennie

Chair

As the other Chair Michael also had the exciting task of choosing the motions or the weekly show debates, arranging the panel, and maintaining their order.

Joseph Crickmore

Speaker Secretary

As a Speaker Secretary Joseph's role was to ensure that we booked the best panels possible for our weekly debates

Luke Gyesi-Appiah

Speaker Secretary 

As a Speaker Secretary Luke's role was to ensure that we book the best panels possible for our weekly debates

Ronan Canham

Social Secretary

The society's northerner for 2019/20 replacing Dominic Phillips. Ronan loves a night out and drinking and sometimes invites the society along as well

Andrew Bosbery

Treasurer

Andrew, as the society Treasurer, was tasked with ensuring that the society stays within budget and all expenses are paid.

Alex Goodman

Vice-President

Alex's responsibilities included the oversight of the societies functioning as well as reaching out to sponsors.

Madison Beale

IV Captain

We  were lucky to have Madison to arrange our weekly workshops and competition attendance.

Benjamin Shears

IV Captain

Our resident PhD student, we were also extremely lucky to have also Ben as the other IV Captain

Finn Waldron

IV Secretary 

Finn was a very capable IV Secretary, the first of hopefully many. He was tasked with aiding the IV captains and organising our debating competitions.

Nicholas Hansen

General Secretary 

The resident tech expert of the society. Nick wa a very approachable face, responsible for the society's paperwork

Alex Dachs

Social Secretary

Most good things come in pairs and this was no different for Alex and Ronan. Not only was Alex responsible with Ronan for our social lives, but he was one of our best speakers as well

Matthew Aspinall

Publicity Secretary

Being the Publicity Secretary for the society, Matthew was responsible for creation of our publicity materials

Committee 2018/19
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Jake Myers

President

Starting the year with a committee of strangers, Jake preformed fantastically ending the year not only overseeing the society's first attendance at the European Championships but preforming to a high level as well. He was an excellent frontman who could always present things in the best way possible for the society's benefit

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Ethan Green

Chair

The more humorous of the two chairs, due in no small part to occasionally stumbling over his words. Ethan could maintain order when needed with a deafening use of the gavel and introduced various new formats which are now regular events -- all while never wearing the same outfit twice

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Fatema Redha

Social Secretary

Fatema's ground to earth and realistic attitude was a much need assert to the committee. Her diligent organisation meant that there was never a social which seemed rushed or ill-thought. Her memorable sarcastic humour won her many fans, winning the comedy roast by a comfortable margin

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Benjamin Shears

General Secratary

Astute and witty Ben always had the perfect remark to lighten the mood of a stressful period. His impeccable organisational skills ensured that the year went smoothly. Additionally, Ben developed a sophisticated talent for judging and missed breaking at the European Championships by the narrowest margin possible

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Dominic Phillip

Publicity Secratary

The resident northerner for the year and unofficial bouncer. Dominic was an auspicious and forward thinking member who would routinely provide insightful suggestions which without would have meant the year would have not been as good as it was

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Katie Duly

Speaker Secratary

Famously agreeing to the role after Ethan promised to share a embarrassing story. Katie's affable manner gave her sway over the society very quickly. Always a team player she alongside Emma spoke on one of the show debates to ensure a full panel was present 

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Alex Westlake

IV Captain

Undertaking a larger workload than previous IV captains while also working on top her studies, won Alex the respect of all her peers for her genuine passion and knowledge about the debating circuit. It was her laudable efforts which resulted in the Society's best performance in competitions so far

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Olivia Wilton

Chair

Incredibly well organised and efficacious, Olivia quickly developed a reputation for the consistently excellent panels. Moreover, her scheduling system formed not only the basis from which her colleagues organised their debates, but future chairs in her wake

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Emma Wace

Social Secretary

Alongside Alex, Ethan, and Jake; Emma was one the best speakers in the society who was an inspiration to many. Her genuine care about providing the best socials possible was truly touching and greatly appreciated by everyone who benefitted from it

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James Washak

Treasurer

Never seen without a smile on his face. James was always a lovely presence to be around with his lovely manner. He should be commended for his willingness to pay for society expenses without hesitation. It was his and Ben's idea orginally to create this website which inspired future committee's

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Nicholas Hansen

Speaker Secratary

Assisting Ethan once he became the sole chair at the start of term two. Nick to everyone's marvel manged to balance and intensive position with many other commitments. Additionally, his memorable 'we NEED a revolution speech' was a big part as to why his side won the best of DebSoc debate for that 

 
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