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 including Women’s reps, BAME reps, LGBT Reps, Disabled Members’ Reps, Admin and Clerical reps,  and Branch Employed Staff reps.  The Executive also includes the National Treasurer, National Education Officer and National Membership Secretary.

President Jocelyn Pettitt-Rose with Joint National Secretaries Claire Jones and Charlie Sarell.

Executive posts are subject to election every two years The current Executive took up post after the National Conference in July 2017.

The members of the SUE 2017 Executive are:

 National President – Jocelyn Pettitt-Rose

Joint National Secretary –  Claire Jones

Joint National Secretary – Charlie Sarell

National Education Officer – Angela Gerrard

Treasurer – Rosa Pickavance

National Membership Officer – Joe Williams

Eastern – Paul Farley/Kirsty Robertson(job share)

East Midlands – Jocelyn Pettitt-Rose

Greater London – vacant

Northern – Helen Metcalf/ Paul Riley (job share)

North West – James Rupa

South West – Karen Williams

Cymru/Wales – Simon Dunn

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

Yorkshire & Humberside – Sarah Keig

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

Admin and Clerical – Gillian Gorman

Admin and Clerical – Donna Franklim

BAME – Bibi Khan

BAME – Claire Angela Henry

Branch Employed Staff –  Sue McDiarmid (elected 27.09.2018)

Women’s Representative – Angela Lysons

Women’s Representative – Sylvia McCluskey

LGBT Representative – Rachel Doyle

LGBT Representative – Paul Riley

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.

Provisional dates for 2018 are:
26th January.
15th February in Glasgow.
19th April
7th June
26th July * Changed date.
6th September
25th October
29th November

The SUE Exec meeting in Glasgow.