Drama AGM 2018/19

It’s almost been 525,600 minutes since the 2018/19 DCU Drama AGM took place, which can only mean one thing, it’s time to say goodbye to our reigning committee! They’ve served their terms and are now able to sit back, and enjoy a moment alone in the shade, under their own vine and fig tree. But before they do, they’re going to impart some wisdom onto those considering filling their shoes… So let’s get you all On the Right Track to your new position with our society.

Lets look at each committee position, including summaries of the official role descriptions from our Drama Constitution. Feel free to reach out to any of our committee for any further questions about their roles.

Riain Condon – CHAIRPERSON

The Chairperson shall be the Chief Officer of the society, chairing all meetings of the committee and officiating at meetings of the society.

The Chair of any meeting shall have an ordinary vote at committee meetings and meetings of the society.  In the event of a tied vote on any matter they shall have the casting vote.

Only members with a years experience on the committee can run for this role. GET IN TOUCH WITH RIAIN AT chair@dcudrama.ie

Lizzie Breen – VICE CHAIRPERSON

The Vice-Chairperson shall assist the Chairperson in all their duties.

They shall assume the duties of the Chairperson  in the event that the Chairperson is absent or is unable to perform their duties.

GET IN TOUCH LIZZIE AT vice@dcudrama.ie

James O’Neill – SECRETARY

The secretary’s job is to keep minutes of all society meetings, to keep track of all the paperwork, and to relate to anyone who tries to contact the society through our emails or mail.

They will look after our weekly newsletter, and keep all of our members in the know about society activities, liaising with the PRO in this.

GET IN TOUCH WITH JAMES AT secretary@dcudrama.ie

Kate Brady – TREASURER

The Treasurer’s job is to administer the funds of the society and to maintain accounts and budgets.

The Treasurer shall keep full records of income and expenditure of the society, as well as noting who authorized each expenditure.

GET IN TOUCH WITH KATE AT finance@dcudrama.ie

Kevin Cleary – PRODUCTIONS MANAGER

The Productions Manager will be responsible for supervising all DCU Drama productions.

They act as the main point of contact between DCU Drama productions and any external parties, including but not limited to: rights agencies and venues.

The Productions Manager will be responsible for the appointment of Directors and Producers for each DCU Drama production, and will ensure Production Teams are following all appropriate standards and regulations.

GET IN TOUCH WITH KEVIN AT production@dcudrama.ie

Lauren O’Mahony – TECHNICAL MANAGER

The Technical Manager will be responsible for supervising all aspects of technical theatre, e.g lighting, sound, stage management, set and equipment management.

The Technical Manager will liaise with any in-house Technical Staff of spaces the Society uses and relay any relevant information to the necessary parties.

GET IN TOUCH WITH LAUREN AT tech@dcudrama.ie

Beau Carley – FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

The Front of House Manager will be responsible for supervising the running of a venue and for all ticket sales for DCU Drama productions and events.

They are in charge of any required refreshments, raffles, etc during a production or event, as well as ensuring the venue is laid out properly for each production or event.

GET IN TOUCH WITH BEAU AT foh@dcudrama.ie

Nathan Mannion – EVENTS MANAGER

The Events Manager is responsible for the management, organising and running of events. 

They shall work with the PRO and Sponsorship Officer in order to perform their job.

GET IN TOUCH WITH NATHAN AT events@dcudrama.ie

Niamh Mary Martin – PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

The Public Relations Officer is responsible for the advertising of all functions of the society through all means possible, as well as dealing with external correspondence.

They shall work with the Events Manager in order to assist the Sponsorship Officer in their job, as well as the Secretary in advertising duties.

They are in charge of operating the society’s social media presence and maintaining the society’s website.

GET IN TOUCH WITH NIAMH AT publicity@dcudrama.ie

Orfhlaith Gannon – BRAND DESIGN OFFICER

The BDO shall be responsible for designing and creating all promotional material for DCU Drama.

They shall liaise with the PRO to ensure that promotional material is created and distributed.

They will liaise with any other parties who may be involved in the event or production for which the promo material is for.

GET IN TOUCH WITH ORF AT design@dcudrama.ie

Stephen Meagher – SPONSORSHIP OFFICER

The Sponsorship Officer is responsible for the raising of funds for the different productions put on by the society.

They shall strive to create and maintain relations with local, national and international businesses in the hope of receiving sponsorship for the society.

The Sponsorship Officer shall raise funds through initiatives in conjunction with the Events Manager and Public Relations Officer.

GET IN TOUCH WITH STEPHEN AT sponsorship@dcudrama.ie

Kate Gurren – LIAISON OFFICER

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The Liaison Officer shall ensure that the Society is present on all DCU campuses.

The Liaison Officer shall strive to include the Society in intervarsity collaborations.

The Liaison Officer shall strive to work with other societies and push for inter-society events.

GET IN TOUCH WITH KATE AT liaison@dcudrama.ie

Eania McGarry – WORKSHOPS CO-ORDINATOR

They are responsible for the organisation and running of all workshops and educational events.

The Workshops Coordinator, along with assistance of the committee, shall organise Drama Week which consist of at least 3 workshops for members to develop their skills in every area of theatre.

GET IN TOUCH WITH EANIA AT workshops@dcudrama.ie

Further details on each role can be read in the constitution here.

ON BEHALF OF THE ENTIRE COMMITTEE, WE WANT TO WISH EVERYONE THE BEST OF LUCK, AND ONCE AGAIN URGE YOU ALL TO REACH OUT TO ANY OF THE CURRENT COMMITTEE WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE, WE’RE HERE TO HELP. WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK ALL OUR MEMBERS FOR WORKING WITH US THE PAST YEAR, THE COMMITTEE ONLY STAND TO REPRESENT THE ENTIRE SOCIETY, AND THE MEMBERS THIS YEAR HAVE MADE ALL THE HARD WORK WORTHWHILE.

Now, let’s getting ready to welcome the next curators of DCU Drama.

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