The Board of Trustees is responsible for directing the Students’ Union in the long term – looking at the strategic overview, including financial and legal security.
The board creates the structure within which the Union can carry out its core work:
The representation of students, advancement of education and extracurricular activities.
Overall, the board of trustees is the advisory, supportive body of the Union that oversees its activities, legal responsibilities, finances, and processes. The board meets at least six times per academic year.
Currently the board of Trustees consists of nine members, one observer and secretary. The membership of the board is divided between 5 external trustees, 3 sabbatical officers and 3 student trustees.
If you would like to put yourself forwards for the position of a student trustee, please email:
THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE RCA SU BOARD OF TRUSTEES
(as of 1 August 2019)
James Birkett (since 16 November 2015)
Chair, RCA SU Board of Trustees (since 27 July 2016)
Owen O’Sullivan (since 20 September 2017)
Sabbatical Officer Trustees
Lucy Bird (until 30 July 2019): Co-President (White City), RCA SU
Gabi Davies (until 30 July 2019): Co-President (Battersea), RCA SU
Aleks Stanek (until 30 July 2019): Co-President (Kensington), RCA SU
Lenette Lua (until 30 July 2019)
Toks Ferguson (since 28 October 2015)
Union and Finance Manager, RCA SU