25 November, 2014

The Committee

PGF Chair – Rob Granger (r.d.granger@newcastle.ac.uk)

  • Prepare or direct preparation for each PGF meeting including e-mailing the agenda for the meeting to PGF members
  • Lead and direct meetings
  • Coordinate the dates, materials, and serve as main contact for the PGF annual conference
  • Provide the incoming Chair and Editor with appropriate information to ensure a smooth transition for the next academic year
  • Preside over election process
  • Keep track of income and expenses each semester and provide updates to PGF regarding finances

Seminar Series Co-ordinator  Leanne Smith (l.smith28@newcastle.ac.uk)

  • Coordinate and assist in planning the annual PGF conference
  • Develop programme of lunchtime seminar speakers throughout the academic year
  • Chair the seminars and be responsible for providing refreshments
  • Serve as main contact for speakers and attendees in matters relating to the seminar series

Social Secretary Jerome Ruddick (j.m.l.ruddick2@newcastle.ac.uk)

  • Coordinate and assist in planning the annual PGF conference
  • Plan a variety of social events throughout the year
  • Responsible for traditions such as the annual Christmas party
  • Liaise with the Chair in terms of budget for the above
  • Provide details to Social Media/Events Secretary for publicising

Social Media/Web Editor – Katherine Waugh (k.waugh3@newcastle.ac.uk)

  • Coordinate and assist in planning the annual PGF conference
  • Publicise social events via social media
  • Responsible for maintaining the PGF website, including but not limited to keeping the website updated and ensuring the website maintains the standards put forth by the PGF membership
  • Communicate needs/problems relating to the PGF website to PGF members at meetings
  • Publicise activities, calls for papers and information relevant to members of the PGF via the social media outlets

Newsletter EditorKevin Graham (k.graham4@newcastle.ac.uk)

  • Coordinate and assist in planning the annual PGF conference
  • Liaise with rest of committee to keep track of all events and information both publicised by and relevant to the PGF
  • Compile and distribute a weekly newsletter to the postgraduate community

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