James Martin

Role: President
From: Tauranga
Degree: Bachelor of Commerce (currently completing Masters)
Responsibilities: Overseeing the executive and all of its activities. In 2016 James has set a goal of improving the education and welfare of commerce students
Hobbies: James enjoys surfing, rowing and all things business related

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Lucy Humphreys

Role: Vice-president
From: Auckland
Degree: Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
Responsibilities: Helping the president with managing the club. Lucy has also taken on the task of overseeing the social and activities portfolios in 2016
Hobbies: Lucy enjoys wine tasting, baking and eating her baking

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Bobby Richards

Role: Treasurer
From: Auckland
Degree: Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Engineering
Responsibilities: Managing the fiscal side of the club including budgeting and allocation of funding. In 2016, Bobby has set a goal of achieving a sufficient surplus for UCom
Hobbies: Bobby enjoys playing golf and rugby as well as tramping and hunting

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Charlotte Haggas

Role: Secretary
From: Taupo
Degree: Bachelor of Commerce
Responsibilities: Organising the clubs meetings and administrative tasks including taking minutes at meetings, liaising with other clubs and the UCSA. In 2016 Charlotte plans to restructure the clubs external communication process
Hobbies: Charlotte is a keen water skier and enjoys volunteering

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Harrison Lyon

Role: Social Officer
From: Wellington
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Responsibilities: Organising UCom’s social calendar including events such as the infamous night B.B.Q’s and UCom Cocktail parties. Both Harry and Phoebe planned and organised UCom’s ‘Double Denim’ night barbeque in 2016
Hobbies: Harrison has a particular interest in start-ups, innovation and travel

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Phoebe Nowell-Usticke

Role: Social Officer
From: Hawkes Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts
Responsibilities: Organising UCom’s social calendar including events such as the infamous night B.B.Q’s and UCom Cocktail parties. Both Phoebe and Harry planned and organised UCom’s ‘Double Denim’ night barbeque in 2016
Hobbies: Phoebe enjoys singing, wine tasting and skiing

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Nicholas Pacey

Role: Sports Officer
From: Kaikoura
Degree: Bachelor of Commerce
Responsibilities: Organising all of UCom’s sporting events including Inter- faculty tournaments. Nicholas has set up UCom’s ‘Graft on the Grass’ tournament and UCom’s dart’s tournament in 2016
Hobbies: Nicholas enjoys windsurfing, swimming and reading autobiographies

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Matthew Herbert

Role: Industry officer
From: Auckland
Degree: Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Science conjoint
Responsibilities: Liaising with our industry sponsors and other companies in order to promote student needs. Matt has set up the UCom High Performance Development program in 2016 as well as presented multiple guest speakers
Hobbies: Matt enjoys drama, singing and gymnastics

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Georgia Phibbs

Role: Faculty Officer
From: Christchurch
Degree: Bachelor of Commerce
Responsibilities: Liaising with the Commerce faculty and representing students at board meetings. Georgia has so far voiced student concerns to the faculty surrounding tutorials and the proposed merger between the law and commerce faculties at UC
Hobbies: Georgia enjoys keeping fit, kayaking and running marathons

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Elliott Meldrum

Role: Education Officer
From: Wanaka
Degree: Bachelor of Commerce (currently completing Masters) Responsibilities: Organising both ‘drop-in’ and exam tutorials for commerce students. In 2016 Elliot has expanded both the range and quantity of academic tutorials
Hobbies: Elliot enjoys snowboarding, hairdressing and watching Game of Thrones

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Mille Bidwill

Role: Promotions Officer
From: Martinborough
Degree: Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce
Responsibilities: Creating and designing media content for UCom. In 2016 Millie has created the UCom logo and designed all of the clubs posters and t- shirts
Hobbies: Millie enjoys keeping fit, playing sport and walking her dog

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Scott Bevin

Role: Sponsorship Officer
From: Auckland
Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
Responsibilities: Obtaining and maintaining key relationships with sponsors. In 2016 Scott and Tui have managed to increase the clubs sponsorship by 25%
Hobbies: Scott enjoys playing cricket, managing his investment portfolio and is interested in high fashion

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Tui Molcsan

Role: Sponsorship Officer
From: Wanganui
Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
Responsibilities: Obtaining and maintaining key relationships with sponsors. In 2016 Scott and Tui have managed to increase the clubs sponsorship by 25%
Hobbies: Tui enjoys hang-gliding, playing guitar and cooking.

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Jessy Erceg

Role: Ball Officer
From: Levin
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Responsibilities: Organising the annual UCom Ball. Jessy also helps to produce social media content for the club. In 2016 Jessy planned, organised and ran the ‘Havana Nights’ UCom Ball
Hobbies: Jessy enjoys white-water rafting, playing basketball and fine dining

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Magnus Walker

Role: Website / Advertising Officer
From: Auckland
Degree: Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
Responsibilities: Organising, producing and curating media content for the club. In 2016 Magnus has launched UCom Snapchat and has helped build and design the UCom website
Hobbies: Magnus enjoys skiing, fishing and playing rugby

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Frances Scrimgeour

Role: Junior Officer
From: Hawkes Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science
Responsibilities: Helping all officers with administrative tasks. Both Fran and Peter have also been responsible for promoting the club within the various halls of residence in 2016
Hobbies: Fran has interests in photography, lawn-bowls and knitting

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Peter Márffy

Role: Junior Officer
From: Hawkes Bay
Degree: Bachelor of Engineering
Responsibilities: Helping all officers with administrative tasks. Both Peter and Fran have also been responsible for promoting the club within the various halls of residence in 2016
Hobbies: Peter enjoys playing cricket, surfing and ballroom dancing

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