Scotland and Northern Ireland Regional Coordinator

Sophie Ettinger

snicoordinator@studentsforglobalhealth.org

Hey!

I’m Sophie, Scotland & Northern Ireland’s Regional Coordinator, and looking forward to the year ahead! I have had a blast the last couple of years attending SfGH conferences, SGA, EuRegMe and being on my local Aberdeen committee – so  I am most excited to contribute to SfGH on a national level. I’d love to see our region grow and improve collaboration between the branches themselves.

Bylaw mandated responsibilities:

1.4.13. Regional Coordinators

1.4.13.1. To improve communication and collaboration between Students for Global Health branches within the same region by holding regular regional meetings.

1.4.13.2. On request, to provide assistance to branches in troubleshooting and problem-solving issues

1.4.13.3. To support their region in the running of two regional training days per year, where feasible

1.4.13.4. To support their region in the running of one Regional Conference per year, where feasible

1.4.13.5. To support branches with their handover process and work towards the sustainability of the branch.

1.4.13.6. To help facilitate the organisation of group transport of members from their region to national events

1.4.13.7. To be responsible for maintaining contact between our member Branches and the National Committee.

1.4.13.8. Communicate regularly with the National Director, alongside the Director of Branch Affairs, to ensure strong representation of branches’ views and priorities to the National Committee.

1.4.13.9. Work together to develop individual and collective strategies, and ensure support of one another.

1.4.13.10. Work with the Director of Branch Affairs to highlight branch development priorities.

1.4.13.11. To support member Branches and enable them to continue their affiliation to Students for Global Health, by overseeing the timely completion of the affiliation process of branches in their region.

1.4.13.12. To verbally contact every Branch President in their region