Liberal Youth elects new Executive Committee

This week Liberal Youth elected its Executive Committee for 2011-2012.

The new Executive Committee is as follows:

Chair: Tom Wood
Vice Chair: Charlotte Henry
Financial Officer: Chris Jenkinson
Campaigns Officer: Cath Smith and Chris Ward
Communications Officer: Bobby Dean
Events Officer: Thomas Hemsley
International Officer: Sam Fisk and Harriet Ainscough
Policy Officer: Sarah Harding
Non-Portfolio Officers: Robson Brown and Aidan Flood
England Convenor: Harry Matthews

The following have been elected for the Regions:

Regional Chairs:

  • North East: Hannah Claytor
  • North West: Neil Darby
  • East Midlands: Keiran Harley
  • West Midlands: Rory Roberson
  • South East: Jon Bates
  • South West: Dave Cope
  • Scottish Highlands: David Green
  • North Wales: Chris Twells

Liberal Youth will be inviting candidates for co-option for chairs of London, Northern Ireland, South Wales and Scottish Lowlands soon.

The following have been elected to Committees:

Sophie Bridger is Scotland Convenor (elected separately by Liberal Youth Scotland).

I’ve created a Twitter list of the people mentioned above. Follow it here and let me know if I’ve missed anyone out.

Congratulations to all on the new team!

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  • James Harrison 4th Jun '11 - 3:58pm

    Jade Holden is on Twitter at @jade_elizabeth and Sophie Bridger is on the Exec as Scotland Convenor (elected seperately by LYS) @SophieBridger

  • So Liberal Youth have Chairs for the West and East Midlands but nothing for London, Yorkshire or the East of England?

  • Helen Duffett 5th Jun '11 - 10:46am

    Thanks James, I’ve added Jade and Sophie now.

  • Really looking forward to working with party officers, members, and activists to get some useful work and support done – the fight to survive and grow in 2015 may not have much to do with a students and u25s SAO, but where we can help I’m all ears.

  • Seems odd to have an East and West Midlands region if you are putting together all of the South East (minus London) and everything from the Humber to the Tees.

  • I’m confused. Why is there a Regional Chair for Scottish Highlands, one for Scottish Lowlands, and another for Liberal Youth Scotland?

  • @Keith: The Liberal Democrats are a Federal Party. Regions and nations are distinct things.

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