Meet our Committee

Committee 2018-2019

We are 9 of the many members who make up the Christian Union

Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions/suggestions for the society:

         

Alex Franklin, President

      Urban Planning 

Alex’s job is to lead the Committee and oversee everything that goes on in CU. He chairs the weekly committee meetings where all things CU-related are discussed. He also really likes bubbles.

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Sarah Torrens, Vice President

Agriculture

As well as helping lead the committee, Sarah T puts together our Freshers Week events and organises our tea and coffee giveaway during exam seasons outside the Robinson Library.

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Joanne Charles, Secretary

Biomedical Sciences

j.charles@newcastle.ac.uk

Jo heads up the administration of the CU. She does a lot of work behind the scenes and also sends out our weekly emails that keep our members up to date.

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Jonny Douglas, Treasurer

Civil Engineering

Jonny is our Treasurer and he looks after the CU’s finances. He also leads the team that organises our annual weekend away in November.

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Joanna Brailsford, Events Secretary

Geography

Joanna leads the team that organises our bigger outreach events, such as our carol service, mini events weeks and events week.

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Natasha Eiam, International Secretary

Speech and Language Therapy

Sha is responsible for events aimed at international students, including the Globe Café. She heads up the team that organises International Welcome week in September. Sha also puts together the videos we use for events. 

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Ashli Lawrence, Evangelism Secretary

Mechanical Engineering

Ashli helps the teams that run Big Questions, Text-a-Toastie, Street Mission and Pop-a-Question events as well as thinking of creative ways to share the gospel on campus.

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Joanna Jefferson, Hall Group Coordinator

Dentistry

Joanna ‘Jeff’ helps our hall group leaders organise their weekly hall group meetings, as well as their monthly ‘GO’ Events! First years, get in touch with her. 

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Catrin Sewall, Prayer Secretary

Music

Cat encourages the CU in prayer and leads our “Launch” Monday and Friday morning prayer meetings. Her job is to oversee how we pray corporately as a CU.