Below you will find the election address of Douglas Chalmers, the successful candidate for Academic Staff Governor, who stood for the post supported by the joint unions at GCU in 2013. Douglas was subsequently reappointed unopposed at the next election.
Why I am standing for the position of Staff Governor
The Combined Union Committee at GCU comprising UCU; EIS; Unison and Unite are supporting myself as a staff governor in the election to court on Thursday 13th June. Below I outline the type of reforms I would like to support to the existing governance structure; why I think the current governance is not working at GCU; and why I believe I would be a good staff governor.
The video is approximately 3 minutes 20 seconds long