Committee

President – Arnav Kapur
2nd Year, Economics, jcr.president@caths.cam.ac.uk

As JCR President, my main role is to represent the interests of undergraduate students in discussions with college and help turn your ideas into actions with the help of the JCR committee. I chair our open fortnightly meetings with free food where we discuss ideas and issues raised by our students, developing a solution and them implementing it.

For me to do my job, I need your thoughts on how to improve college life so please come to me with any problem or idea: big, small or medium. To contact me you can use the following email address, stop and chat to me when you see me, use our new online JCR Suggestions Box or come to Smoothie Society!

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Vice-President – Anna Myers
Screen Shot 2016-02-16 at 17.16.581st Year, Land Economyjcr.vice.president@caths.cam.ac.uk

As Vice-President, my main responsibility is representing the JCR body alongside the President at meetings with College and helping the President with any other projects. I also have the enviable job of organising our fortnightly committee meetings along with the minutes and agenda. I am very eager to hear of any new ideas you have to improve college life so if you have any thoughts please send them via email, our suggestion box in plodge, or at any point that you see me!

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Treasurer – Haleh Taghinejadi

1st Year, Phys Nat Sci, jcr.treasurer@caths.cam.ac.uk

As JCR treasurer, I’m in charge of keeping funds flowing and ensuring your money gets spent on the things you want and need.

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Screen Shot 2016-02-16 at 17.26.36Communications Officer – Callum Smith
1st Year, History, jcr.comms@caths.cam.ac.uk

I’m the one that keeps you informed with what’s happening around college and in Cambridge via the weekly email bulletin, updates of the JCR website and Facebook page and maintenance of the notice-boards. If you’ve got anything you want me to put up on the aforementioned, as well as any helpful suggestions, just drop me a message.

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Academic Affairs Officer – Kitty Eyre
1st Year, Land Economy, jcr.academic.affairs@caths.cam.ac.ukScreen Shot 2016-02-16 at 17.17.04

My role is to make sure that your academic life is as stress-free as possible at Cambridge! A student point of contact for academic problems, issues or queries. Whether it’s a problem with the work been set, your supervisions, or even if you don’t get on with your tutor or DoS, you want to change course, you’ve been ill, the exams seem too great a hurdle, or you’ve forgotten how to revise, I can offer advice, or direct you to the relevant person.

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Ents Officers – Lauren Morris and Elena Stagni

1st Year, History and 1st Year, Law, jcr.ents@caths.cam.ac.uk

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Access & Admissions Officer – Fabz Sutton
2nd Year, Phys Nat Sci, jcr.access@caths.cam.ac.uk

As Access and Admissions Officer, my role involves organising the shadowing scheme and also the Access bus. I’m also in charge of maintaining the alternative prospectus and helping answer questions from any prospective undergrads (or at least finding the person who can!)

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Catering & Facilities Officer – Capucine Brunet
1st Year, HSPS, jcr.facilities@caths.cam.ac.uk

As CaterinScreen Shot 2016-02-16 at 17.15.43g and Facilities Officer, I’m responsible for making sure Hall, Bar and Facilities at Catz are the best they can be. I’m really keen to make improvements to ensure we have the best food, drink and facilities possible. After all, these are the things that affect your life day to day. Always open to questions and suggestions.

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12714174_975765212493185_1059882915_nCharities Officer – Srishti Agarwal
1st Year, Bio Nat Sci, jcr.rag@caths.cam.ac.uk

As Charities Officer, it is my job to organise and promote fundraising events in college, working with the Catz charities team to think up and put on fundraisers throughout the year. At Catz we raise funds for, and awareness of, a wide range of great causes, and we try and make our fundraising attempts as much fun (for both volunteers and sponsors) as possible, so if you have any causes that you’d like us to support, or any new ideas for fundraising events, definitely drop me an email!

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Female & Male Welfare Officers – Julia Simons and James Wand
2nd Year, Medicine, jcr.female.welfare@caths.cam.ac.uk and 2nd Year, HSPS, jcr.male.welfare@caths.cam.ac.uk

Hi, wScreen Shot 2016-02-16 at 18.16.09e’re Julia and James anJulia Welfared we’re the Catz Welfare Reps. Our role is to ensure that your time at Catz is as happy and enjoyable as possible. We are available for you to approach us with any issues, problems or questions you might have and we offer a listening ear, support, and if needs be can point you in the direction of other helpful services. We can provide condoms, pregnancy tests, attack alarms (all confidentially and free of charge), and details of groups and services around Cambridge designed to promote your wellbeing. What we really want is for everyone to enjoy their time here in Cambridge and for everyone to view Catz as a safe, healthy and happy environment!

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Screen Shot 2016-02-16 at 17.17.54Ethical & Environmental Officer – Imogen Cripps
1st Year, Bio Nat Sci, jcr.eande@caths.cam.ac.uk

As ethical and environmental officer I work to represent the student body on environmental issues. I hold termly meetings with the staff and JCR and provide students with the means to easily make greener choices. At the moment I am working on improving the recycling system within college to ensure that every gyp room has a recycling bin. This requires keen students to empty them regularly though so if anyone is interested in this/becoming more involved with Catz environmental issues then feel free to contact me!

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External Officer – Alex Ho
Screen Shot 2016-02-16 at 17.15.591st Year, Land Economy, jcr.external@caths.cam.ac.uk

As External Officer I provide a link between our JCR and those of other colleges (and the wider university) through CUSU, the Cambridge University Students’ Union. I attend CUSU council fortnightly, where I vote on motions which guide CUSU policy (which can be anything from taking a stance on a political issue to changing the days exams are on), raise issues of concern to the JCR, and connect with other colleges’ representatives to find out how other colleges have dealt with similar problems. I also organise elections within college for the JCR committee and president, and for elected university positions.

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Accommodation Officer – Jack Kleeman
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As Accommodation officer, my main responsibilities involve running the room ballots to decide which rooms people live in next year, as well as maintaining a database of undergraduate rooms. These have already taken place for this year, so you won’t hear from me much about those, but I also act as a port of call for accommodation related issues, and can help point you in the right direction to solve any problems you have.

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Sports & Societies Officer – Luke Harries
2nd Year, Medicine, jcr.sportsoc@caths.cam.ac.uk

Luke HarriesAs Sports and Societies Rep, it’s my job to promote all the extra-curricular activities available in Catz and Uni wide. I want to make sure that everyone can get involved in something that they love so if you have any questions about what club might be best for you, don’t hesitate to get in contact with me. There’s a massive selection of sports and societies to choose from, but if you think there’s something missing, I’m also the person to contact if you want to set up a new one. I’m also responsible for organising the funding for the College Gym and Sports and Societies, so if you need any help send me an e mail.

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First Year Officers – Sally Ledger and Dylan Carroll
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We’re your Freshers’ Reps! Our main role is ensuring that you have a smooth and fun transition from life at home and school to life at Catz. We organise the various events in Freshers’ Week and continue to hold events throughout the year, welcoming you ever closer into the Catz family. If you have any questions, at any point in the year, you can contact us – it’s what we’re here for!