National CWUYouth Committee
The CWUYouth exists to co-ordinate and advance the interests of our 22,500 members under the age of 30. Its 10 members are annually elected by Conference each year and they are augmented by 2 members of the National Executive Council and supported by an officerial team at head office.
Let us introduce you to the current committee*:
Branch: Greater Manchester Amal
Region: North West
I have been branch youth officer for my branch for 3 years - this is when I first became active.
I am also unit sub rep in stetford Manchester and the health & safety re.
Committee Vice Chair
Branch: Greater London Combined Branch
I am the Vice chair of the National Youth Committee. Youth officer and assistant Secretary to the branch dealing with members casework and representing them in cases. I started working for BT in April 2006. Originally I was a Customer Service Engineer working on the Docklands area. I became active within the union after attending a union learning class. I am a working mum so any free time I have is usually spent on days out with my little boy and doing fun things with him.
Branch: Northern Ireland Combined
Region: Northern Ireland
I am currently the branch youth rep for the branch. I am a member of the National Youth Committee.
I am 25 years old, married and have 3 kids; 8 years old and 2 year old twins!
I have been working for Royal Mail delivery for 6 years and have been actively involved in the union for 3.5 years.
I am also a keen sportsman as I play soccer GAA and Aussie Rules. I follow Glasgow Celtic Football Club.
Branch: Midlands No 7
Currently working for Royal Mail as a fleet services technician. I have been a union member since 2008 and have been active in the youth section since 2011.
Also setting up my own craft business to help display my artwork
Branch: Leeds No 1 Amal
Region: North East
I work for Parcelforce.
Labour Party and Co-op party member and also Young Labour national committee rep.
I am also the branch youth officer for my branch.
I love to cook; enjoy eating even more! Also a keen fisher, often fish out at sea!
Branch: Kent Invicta
Region: South East
I am 26 years old and I work for Parcelforce in Medway, Kent. I have been working there for 6 years now and joined the union from day one.
I am the branch youth officer for the branch and I am also on the National Youth Committee. I have been active in the union now for about 4 years.
In my personal time I am keen on my sports; football being my main hobby. I spend most of my time with my family, my wife to be and son Jacob.
Branch: Great Western
Region: South West
Work as a CSE in BT Openreach in Swindon and have been employed there since 2007. I have been active within the CWU since 2009 and also hold the position as the Branch Youth Officer.
My hobbies include playing rugby; any free time I get if I am not playing or training I watch one of my local teams - Bath.
Branch: South West Wales Amal
Region: Wales & Marches
I work for Royal Mail. I am a branch lead ULR, IR rep for distribution in Swansea.
I have worked for Royal Mail for 10 years and been a trade unionist for 6 years.
I enjoy rugby, DIY and football.
Branch: Scotland No 1 branch
Pic & bio to follow
Head Office Support:
Brendan O'Brien, NEC
Carl Maden, NEC
Simon Sapper, National Officer
Jo Thair, PA
* Eastern Region seat is vacant