Sophie has been an ‘out’ atheist for the past year since meeting the committee and realising that there could not possibly be a god. As president of the society it is Sophie’s job to lead fron the front, chairing meetings and generally being the poster child for the society.
Degree: Politics & Parliamentary Studies
Being inspired by the magnificent A-Soc freshers’ stall Tom, joined the society. Having served a year as the AHS representative has has now taken over as the society’s secretary dealing with membership records, administration, paperwork and general secretary type issues.
Degree: Georgraphy with Transport Studies
At first Zoltan seems an obsessive wierdo who fits into the sterotype of a potential serial killer. But once you get to know him you will realise that in spite of this he is a really cool guy. He is the point of contact for all things finance and sponsorship related.
Position: Vice President
Beliefs: New Atheist
Chris founded the society and served as president for the first two years. Throughout his time he lead the society through four awareness weeks, over one hundred weekly talks and debates and a variety of other events. He now handles the day to day running and administration of the society.
Position: Humanist Chaplain
Having seen Rationalist Week 2008, Rosie knew A-Soc was a society she wanted to be involved with. In her own words “the thing that struck me about A-soc is how accepting it is, whatever your beliefs or background, you are welcome.” She now works to provide pastoral care for non-belivers on campus.
Position: AHS Representative
Degree: Computing & Management
Norm previous served as president of the society and now represents us on a national level as the AHS representative. A keen debater, Norm is always prepared to speak his mind on all things.
Position: Meetings Coordinator
It’s fair to say that reading physics is a pretty hard degree. Yet somehow Jonni manages to find time to do his degree work as well as working and sitting on the A-Soc committee! It’s Jonni’s job to ensure that everything runs smoothly on a Tuesday night for our regular meetings and socials.
Position: Courses Coordinator
Degree: Philosophy & Artificial Intelligence
Heroic. Valiant. Brave. These are just some of John’s characteristics in Azeroth and many of them carry over into the real world too. John is responsible for making sure everything runs smoothly for the various courses we run including One Life and Perspective.
Position: Interfaith Coordinator
Beliefs: Atheist Jew
Degree: Biological Sciences
Looking for a quieter life Nicola left the bright lights of Barnsley to read for a degree in biological sciences at Leeds. Having served as secretary Nicola now handles all our interfaith events.
Position: Campaigns Coordinator
A passionate atheist, Laura has taken up the new committee position of campaigns coordinator which focuses on running our various political campaigns as well as running the societies awareness events and activities.