The Sefton Group of People First Merseyside held their elections to vote for a new chairperson, deputy chairperson, secretary and host.
There was a lot of competition for each of the roles, the group decided that there would be ballot papers for each of the jobs and members would put a cross on the ballot paper for the person they would like to do the job.
Paul announced the winners for us.
Emma and Michael Edwards stood for the job of Secretary – they will be responsible for typing up minutes, mailing out information, supporting people to do case studies.
THE WINNER IS – Emma Grange
The job of host was a popular choice with 5 members standing for the job they were, Paul Walsh, Nicola Hall, Lesley Curran, Lynne Jarvis, Sarah Ashcroft. It will be their job to make sure that the office is tidy and ready for when we are having meetings as well as making people who come to the office feel welcome.
THE WINNER IS – Paul Walsh
The most competition was for the job of chairperson we had 7 members wanting to stand for this job they were Phil Hume, Simon Walker, Lesley Curran, Emma Grange, Stephen Gunn, David Morley and Michael Reid. there job will be to chair meetings, represent the group at other meetings and make sure all of the group work as a team.
THE WINNER IS – Phil Hume
Deputy chairperson will be Michael Reid.
Everyone worked really hard on their speeches, and voting for the people who they wanted to the jobs.
Phil said ” I am bowled over that people voted for me to be the chair person I can’t believe I got the job.”
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