The Standing Committee

The Standing Committee is the Union's governing body, which makes all major decisions concerning the running of the Society, and oversees the work of all committees. It meets at 16:00 each Monday during term, in the President's Office. All business, except in-camera business, is open to members.

Meetings of the Standing Committee may still take place via online platforms when the buildings are closed.  If a member would like to be given notice of these meetings, please contact The President, Mahi Joshi, at president@oxford-union.org

Members of the Standing Committee are as follows:

The President  James Price, Worcester College  Contact

The Librarian  Chengkai Xie, Brasenose College Contact

The Treasurer  Tamzin Lent, St Peter's College Contact

The Secretary  Adi Kesaia Toganivalu, Magdalen College Contact

The President-Elect  Adam Roble, St Edmund Hall Contact

The Librarian-Elect  Molly Mantle, St Hugh's College Contact

The Treasurer-Elect  Viren Shetty, Christ Church Contact

The Chair of the Consultative Committee  Dara Sanwal, St John's College  Contact

The Chair of Debates Selection Committee  Geneva Roy, Brasenose College Contact

The Access Officers   Melanie Onovo, Christ Church & Theo Sergiou, Keble College  Contact

Standing Committee Elected Members:

  • Michael-Akolade Ayodeji, University College
  • Aditya Dabral, St Hugh's College
  • Kamran Ali, Christ Church
  • Thea Drinkall, Hertford College
  • Benedict Yorston, Merton College
  • Parth Gosalia, Christ Church
  • Joe Lawler, Pembroke College

The Returning Officer Lachlann Hinley, Balliol College Contact

The Senior Librarian Sean Power, Oriel College

The Senior Treasurer Timothy Myatt, Wolfson College

The Bursar Lindsey B. Warne Contact