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Date count run19 Mar 2021
Election rulesERS97 STV
Candidates running3
Available position1
Total ballots75
Valid votes75
Invalid votes0


Round Finn Norris William Shorrocks RON (Re-Open Nominations) Exhausted Surplus Threshold
1 20.00 54.00 1.00 0.00 16.50 37.50
Count of first choices. The initial quota is 37.50. Candidate William Shorrocks has reached the threshold and is elected.

Winner is William Shorrocks.

Number of vacancies: 1


Finn Norris
Joining RUMSBC has been one of my favourite things about university. The problems this year have really emphasised how important personal welfare and boat safety are, and I can think of no better position for me to fill next year. I want to jump right back in and encourage more and more people to get involved and improve the general standards of safety in the club, working with the boatswains and following on from Abi's work from last year.

After a relatively successful year of being social secretary -- relative to other RUMS societies and how they coped during Covid -- I've shown that I can be dynamic and prepared to adapt to rapidly changing situations. I am signing up for the launch driving course to familiarise myself thoroughly with the rules of the river, in the hopes of helping training up any new coxes. Lockdown especially has taught me the virtue of organisation.

I realise that this will be a tall order, but I know that I'm capable.
William Shorrocks
I am a keen advocate of safety, as the senior women’s crew will know first hand from my experiences with a certain coach! During my time at the boat club as novice men’s captain and captain of coxes I have accumulated a thorough knowledge of the tideway code. Also, with coronavirus a problem that is likely to follow us into next year, I assure you that I will not take any risks with the safety of our members.

I always aim to be friendly and approachable to make people feel as comfortable as possible to ask questions or for help. I have also had previous mental health training through my time working with charities such as Nightline, Street Doctors and St John Ambulance.

I have always benefited substantially from the fantastic tutorials and lectures offered by the club, so I wish to give something back and offer as many of these as possible to all years. In addition to this I would like to share the resources I’ve accrued during medical school and provide some mock papers for preclinical and clinical years.

This past year has been one of the toughest we have faced, so knowing where to find help is more important than ever. However this can be daunting. To ease this I plan to implement an anonymous advice line, so people can request resources (such as support services) for problems anonymously.

I hope to be looking after your welfare and safety soon!