The QDU is run by an elected committee comprising a President, three Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer and Community Relation officers / Appointed Executive Officers as required to ensure a smooth running of the Union.
The QDU Executive fulfil their roles on a volunteer basis.
2016 OFFICE BEARERS
President: Nicholas Salmon
Vice President (Training): Eliza Parer
The Vice President (Training) is responsible for all matters relating to undertaking and developing QDU training programs for Students and Coaches.
Vice President (Adjudicators): James Rigby
The Vice President (Adjudicators) is responsible for the training, accreditation and oversight of the QDU’s adjudicators. His major responsibilities include:
• The compilation of adjudicator training materials
• The coordination of adjudicator training seminars and accreditation evenings during the months of January and February.
• Evaluation, grading and promotion of adjudicators.
• The review of adjudicator complaints throughout the course of the competition.
Vice President (Schools): Phillip Gracen
The Schools’ Vice President is responsible for the organisation and management of QDU Competitions. This involves supervising the generating of draws, setting topics and supervising the arrangement of venues. The Schools’ Vice President also manages the QDU Rules and deals with any complaints arising under the rules, except complaints regarding an adjudicator.
Secretary: Rebecca Hewitt
Treasurer: Luke Moloney
Community Relations (Outreach): Joshua Taylor
Publications: Sadie McDonald
Schools Officer: Jessica Rusten