The SUE Executive Committee

The SUE Executive Committee is responsible for day to day decisions on the direction and running of the union. It is made up of a delegate from each Branch (normally the Branch Secretary) and a number of directly elected reps to include Women, BME, LGBT, Disabled, Admin and Clerical and Branch Employed Staff reps.  The Executive also includes the National Treasurer, National Education Officer and National Membership Secretary.

The Executive Committee in session immediately prior to the 2019 Conference.


Executive posts are subject to election every two years.

The current Executive took up post after SUE National Conference in May 2019.

The members of the SUE 2020Executive are:

 National President – Jocelyn Pettitt-Rose

National Secretary –  Claire Jones

Assistant National Secretary (Negotiations)- Sarah Keig

Assistant National Secretary (Admin) – James Rupa

National Education Officer – Dee Griffiths

Treasurer – Rosa Pickavance

National Membership Officer – Joe Williams

Eastern – Tracey Tansley

East Midlands – Jocelyn Pettitt-Rose/ Rachel Perry-Doyle (Job share)

Greater London – Michael Etheridge.

Northern – Helen Metcalf/ Gemma Taylor (Job share)

North West – James Rupa

South West – Karen Williams

Cymru/Wales – Simon Dunn

West Midlands – Charlie Sarell/ Beccy Head (Job share)

Yorkshire & Humberside – George Ayres

UNISON Centre –  Monica Hirst / Luke Ruby (Job share)

The Forum elections are imminent but  current holders are:

Admin and Clerical – Gillian Gorman

BAME – Bibi Khan/ Claire Angela Henry (Job Share)

Branch Employed Staff –  Dave Marsden

Women’s Representative – Angela Lysons

LGBT Representative – Rachel Perry-Doyle

Disabled Representative – Ryan Williams


The 2017 SUE Executive held an away day at Birmingham University to discuss a wide range of issues. Amongst the topics discussed were: pay, Admin and Clerical Staff in UNISON; organisation and representation of SUE members and recruitment of non members into SUE.

 The next Executive Meeting dates for 2020 :

14th September (Virtual)


Others to be confirmed.

The SUE Exec meeting in Glasgow.