President As president, I represent the voice of the JCR in the continuing dialogue between the student body and the college administration. I also serve as a liaison to all college staff and to the wider University - so do feel free to reach out to me if you have any issues or concerns. In the words of my predecessor, I am your "first port of call"! I also work with the committee officers to ensure the smooth running of college life and events. I especially hope to continue to help our college grow and to foster our amazing community in this year of change, as we say farewell to Dr Waller and welcome a new Principal.
Secretary Gerald Tien Pan Loo Executive Officer
Secretary TP is an E&Mer and Secretary of the JCR. As the head of communications, he is responsible for relaying to the JCR all notices that require their intention. He also ensures the constitutionality of all JCR meetings and motions.
Social Secretaries Caitlin Coulson & Rosie Frost Executive Officer
Social Secretaries Covering all aspects of your social life here in college your social secretaries are here to make sure that you enjoy your free time at HMC. With events ranging from fabulously themed bops and guest nights to opportunities to show off your talents at an open mic to trips out to theaters we are here to make sure that there is entertainment suited to everyone. If there’s anything you’d like to see as part of this year’s social calendar don’t hesitate to send us a message!
EDGE Officer Ben Tan Liberation Officer
EDGE Officer As EDGE (Ethnic Diversity Group for Equality) Officer, I support students at HMC who identify as ethnic minorities, and ensure that our college socials are diverse and inclusive. Most importantly, I’m here to listen to your concerns or complaints regarding race and ethnicity in college – and try to resolve them. I also represent EDGE students here on a college and university level.
Women's Officer My name is Lulu and I will be your Women's Officer for 2017! I will be here to support, advise and represent those at HMC who identify as female and / or with the struggles women face. I help provide the women's sanitary boxes and work closely with the MCR Women's Officer, WomCam and OUSU to organise events and services that empower our fantastic and fierce females.
Academic Affairs & Access Officer Catrin Jinchin
Academic Affairs & Access Officer In my role, I work to ensure that everyone has a smooth and rewarding academic experience here at HMC. I can help to resolve disputes with your tutors and direct you to assistance, but am also here if you ever feel overwhelmed (as we all do!) by the demands of academic work. Additionally, I'm responsible for the college peer supportprogramme.
Food & Beverage Officer Renbin Woo
Food & Beverages Officer As Food & Beverages Officer, I tend to the gastronomic rights of the student body - from wine to tea, confit to coffee, I'm here to ensure that food and drinks are much more than subsistence; perhaps merriment! Please get in touch if you have any suggestions.
IT Officer Walter Myer
IT Officer Having problems with Eduroam? Need to link up to the photocopier? You've come to the wrong place, these are not my responsibilities! For technical problems like these, you can talk to the college IT manager Jonathan Boucard. I am, however, responsible for the college JCR website (any suggestions?) and for conducting online voting.
Sports Officer Jakob Vikner
Sports Officer As Sports Officer I'll be organising sports activities around college, as well as being responsible for getting and maintaining the sports equipment we need. If you have any new ideas for activities in the future, I'll be happy to hear them!
Secretary (VP) Caitlin Coulson Executive Officer
Vice-President As Vice-President, I am here to support the President in her work, and help where necessary. The role also involves acting as a substitute to attend meetings and so on in the event of the President being unable.
Treasurer Pekka Vuorenlehto Executive Officer
Treasurer As treasurer, I am responsible for the financial responsibilities of the JCR committee. I also reimburse budgeted or otherwise agreed on expenses, ensure that officers have access to the funds they need, and work with the Bar Manager to ensure the bar is solvent. Finally, I liaise with the college Bursary and with the MCR on financial matters.
Disabilities Officer As disabilities officer, I’m available for disabled students to contact with concerns or queries, and will be working with other liberation officers to make social events as inclusive and accessible as possible. I’ll also be a point of contact for the Oxford Students’ Disability Community (OSDC). I’ll work on campaigns addressing accessibility issues both within college and university-wide.
LGBTQ+ Officer Chris McCann Liberation Officer
LGBTQ+ Officer In my role I act as a conduit between the JCR and the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer) community in Oxford. I provide a voice for all identities - whether within college or at the university level. I also organise events to bring the college together and to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ issues. If you have questions or want an informal chat, my door is always open. Allies are welcome!
Welfare Officers Promit Anwar Caitlin Coulson
Welfare Officers From organising welfare teas and walks to providing yoga classes and mindfulness sessions, our role as Welfare Officers is to help make your experience here as stress-free as possible! We also provide support with mental and sexual health, and along with the college peer supporters, we're a confidential first port of call if you are experiencing any personal / academic difficulties.
Charities & Environment Officer Annie Grégoire
Charities & Environment Officer As C&E Officer, I work to improve the college's carbon footprint, and boost student awareness of environmental issues. I am also responsible for arranging the democratic selection of college charities, for keeping students informed about the charities we represent, and for several fun and fantastic fundraising events over the year.
Freshers Officer Natasha Salonen
Freshers Officer My role is to help freshers prepare for arrival in Oxford and to host freshers' events during 0th Week! From surprise goodies, to welcome dinners, a pub crawl or two, and so much more, I will ensure you have a great start to the year and quickly feel a part of the Harris Manchester family!
OUSU Officer Florian Mittenhuber
OUSU Officer As OUSU (Oxford University Student Union) Officer, I mediate between the interests of our college and the wider student body. This involves attending OUSU Council meetings to vote on behalf of the JCR and generally represent its views. I also publicise elections, events and campaigns promoted by OUSU to the JCR President and students of the college.