Written by Emily Fox.

Over the past week, DMU students had their say in choosing the five new full-time Executives and seven part-time liberation representatives to make up the new De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Officer Team. With 1828 votes cast in total, it’s now time to hear the results!

The full-time Executive team are as follows:

  • Academic Executive – Ruby Rawles 
  • Equality and Diversity Executive – Puja Subramanian
  • Student Opportunities and Engagement Executive – Aashni Sawjani
  • Union Development Executive – Joanna Dine-Hart (re-elected)
  • Welfare Executive – Benjamin Smith (re-elected)

Alongside the Executive Team, the DSU Officer Team will include a team of seven part-time liberation representatives including;

  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students’ Representative (BAME) – Maryam Haque
  • Disabled Students’ Representative – Hope Heeley
  • International Students’ Representative – Leonardo Venturi
  • LGBTQ+ Students’ Representative – Nicole Sibanda
  • Mature Students’ Representative – Temi Adekunle
  • Postgraduate Students’ Representative – Nusrat Nadir
  • and Womens Representative – Wiktoria Pulka

Moreover, this year’s six National Union of Students (NUS) Delegates are Amber Mitchell-Hanna, Benjamin Smith, Ebitimi Imomotebegha, Puja Subramanian, Sacha Christopher and Wiktoria Pulka.

The new Officer Team is due to take up their positions on Monday 1 July 2021.