News: Situation Vacant - Association President

The current President, Henry Dyson, has announced his intention to stand down at the 2011 AGM, after six years in the post. Henry would like to hear from any Association member who is interested in standing for election. The duties of the role include the following.

  • College Council – attend three meetings per year in Durham as the Association representative under University statutes, usually on a Thursday afternoon
  • Grey College Trust – attend Trustee meeting on same day as College Council
  • Durham Reunion – organise and host a dinner in April for around 100; liaise with College Officers and catering staff; deliver welcome speech; chair AGM
  • London reunion – organise and host a dinner for around 50 people in a central London venue
  • JCR liaison – promote the Association in Freshers’ week; guest speaker at one sponsored Formal meal; present Floreat award; award travel bursaries
  • Executive Committee – liaise with the Secretary, Treasurer and Vice Presidents
  • Grey Matters – write and edit in conjunction with the assistant editor
  • Fundraising – assist College Officers and the University Development Office
  • Bank account signatory

The post would suit a semi-retired person with easy access to the North-East. For more information contact Henry by e-mail (

Added Wednesday 14th April 2010