Elections

The annual MSU Executive and senate elections will take place on Wednesday 11 MARCH:

Every year students are elected to Officer and Senator positions in the Union. Nominations are CLOSED for both the MSU Executive Elections and MSU Student Senate Elections. Below are the Candidates you will be voting on on March 11th.

Q&A SESSIONS:

The Q&A Sessions (a.k.a. Hustings) are your chance to meet the candidates and maybe ask them a question of your own! The candidates for each position will address the audience with their plans, manifestos and why you should vote for them. There will then be a chance for them to answer questions.

Tuesday 03rd March
Q&A Sessions: Senate & Part-Time Executive Positions. Your Space from 10am
Q&A Session: Full-Time Executive Positions. JH 3 from 6pm

The Senate & Part-Time Executive Sessions will be recorded and uploaded to the MSU Elections 2020 Facebook page. The Full-Time Executive Session will be broadcast LIVE.

MSU Executive ELections:

First up is the MSU Executive. The ‘Exec’ is the team that handle the day to day running of the Students’ Union, and consists of the President, 3 Vice Presidents and 6 part-time officers.

Please see our dedicated Executive Election page for more information on the Candidates.

FULL-TIME EXECUTIVE OFFICER CANDIDATES

Every year, 4 students are elected to work full-time to improve the lives of students at Maynooth University. They are the voice of Maynooth students, and as part of the MSU Executive play a key role in shaping education, engagement, student welfare and services at the University, and lead MSU as an organisation to make sure it is doing everything it can for its members.

MSU PRESIDENT

  • Jemin Joseph
  • Kelly Rennick

MSU VICE PRESIDENT (EDUCATION)

  • Kate Hawkins
  • Áine KeenanJulian Nagi

MSU VICE PRESIDENT (WELFARE & EQUALITY)

  • David Lyons
  • Ciarán Watts

MSU VICE PRESIDENT (STUDENT LIFE)

  • Bukky Adebowale
  • Niamh Lynch
     

PART-TIME EXECUTIVE OFFICER POSITIONS

Every year, 6 students are elected to work part-time to improve the lives of students at Maynooth University. Together with the 4 Full-Time officers they form the MSU Executive and play a key role in shaping education, engagement, student welfare and services at the University, and lead MSU as an organisation to make sure it is doing everything it can for its members.

FACULTY CONVENOR(Arts Celtic Studies and Philosophy)

  • Alexander Fogarty
  • Katie-Maria Kennedy
  • Aaron Daniel Larkin

FACULTY CONVENOR(Social Sciences)

  • Laura Flood
  • Seán Masterson

FACULTY CONVENOR(Science and Engineering)

  • Jemma Molloy
  • John Yeomans

Oifigeach na Gaeilge agus Gnóthaí Cultúrtha

  • Sinéad Fitzgibbon


MSU SENATOR ELECTIONS:

Every year, students are elected into MSU Senator positions. Together with the 4 Full-Time and 6 Part-Time Officers officers they form the MSU Senate and play a key role in representing the needs and views of students, overseeing the work of the Union and informing MSU policy. In order to ensure the diverse student population is represented on Senate some of the roles have a particular focus. For example; the Green Campus Senator would have an interest in green issues etc.

Please see our dedicated Senate Election page for more information on the Candidates.

ACCOMMODATION

  • David Corish
  • Martin McDonagh
  • John Shannon

CAMPUS LIFE

  • Cáit Áine McGovern

CHARITY

  • Kevin Ryan
  • Dominykas Stankevicius

COMMUNITY

  • Aoife Deegan

COMMUTER

  • Rebecca Broughan
  • Natalia Lechowska
  • Alannah Maria Carroll
  • Lucy Christina Nolan
  • Sophie Watson

DARE

  • Gavin Fanning

ETHNIC DIVERSITY

  • Tina Adinga

GENDER EQUALITY

  • Kealan Hilley

GREEN CAMPUS

  • Aoife Hynes

INDEPENDENT(4 Positions Available)

  • Luke Buckley
  • Eboni Burke
  • Emma Curran
  • Niall Daly
  • Sabrina Leila Marwede
  • Rebecca McGlynn
  • Jordan Quinn

LGBT+

  • Ló Boyle
  • Anthony Dunne
  • Conor James Leigh

MATURE STUDENT

  • Michelle Corr
  • Karen Smith

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Julia Broughan