THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
The President chairs both general and executive board meetings, acting as the face of the society and primary point of contact for those outside it. They make sure that everything is in order on a daily basis and is also in charge of overseeing all productions. They are responsible for making sure that all members of the Board are aware of their responsibilities.
VICE PRESIDENT (STAG NIGHTS)
The VP STAG Nights’ primary responsibility is the coordination of the STAG Nights festival in first semester. Consequently they may not be involved in any of the individual STAG Nights shows. They are responsible for chairing the STAG Nights committee, developing a design concept/theme, overseeing the productions, communicating with visiting companies, etc.
VICE PRESIDENT (New Works)
The VP New Works' primary responsiblity is the coordination of the New Works Festival in second semester. Consequently they may not be involved in any individual New Works shows. They are responsible for chairing the New Works committe, soliciting proposals, overseeing the productions, and fostering new writing within the society. VP New Works is also responsible for facilitating the winning show's production for the Edinburgh Fringe.
It is the Financial Secretary’s job to look after STAG’s money. Primarily, this entails making and maintaining each production's budget as well as ensuring STAG’s accounts are kept up to date. Additionally, they are responsible for researching and applying for grants to bolster the society’s funds.
The General Secretary takes minutes at board meetings and is also in charge of the societies membership. They are also responsible for updating and preserving any documents for the society and support the President as a member of the Executive. The annual elections are coordinated by the General Secretary and The Socials Convener.
THE REGULAR BOARD
The Backstage Manager for STAG is responsible for running tech/show days and organising stage managers for shows, as well looking after all the props, set and costume in the backstage cupboard. During the semester the Backstage Manager will ensure that there is plenty of backstage opportunities within the society and offer assistance to SMs through organising backstage workshops, keeping the cupboard tidy and being available to answer questions about all things backstage.
The Technical Manager works closely with the Backstage Manager to provide or help find technical and backstage support for all STAG shows. The Technical Manager is also responsible for helping to teach technicians and pairing them with directors where appropriate. All technical equipment owned by STAG, its security and condition, are the responsibility of the Technical Manager.
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The Venues Manager maintains the STAG Room (organises clean-ups, provides booking sheets etc.), looks for and books performance venues and acts as a point of liaison with the venue throughout the performance period. The Venues Manager also helps directors to find and book appropriate rehearsal spaces.
The Publicity Officer is responsible for all publicity both within the society and externally. This includes keeping our online presence up to date and delivering the weekly newsletter. In addition the Publicity Officer ensures that all aspects of publicising STAG shows are taken care of. The Publicity Officer is expected to liaise with outside contacts in order to organise reviews, interviews etc.
The Design Officer is in charge of the visual aspect of our publicity. This includes designing all the posters for the STAG shows and festivals, as well as designing and printing the tickets, flyers, programmes etc., and designing STAG's web presence including the website and newsletter. The Design Officer works closely with the publicity officer to ensure the society is getting its name out there for the public to see.
Community & Welfare OFFICER
This position is meant to encourage involvement and activities for the STAG membership throughout the year, outside of productions, primarily through the management of workshops. They also work to make STAG more accessible to the wider Glasgow community and encourage collaboration with other societies at the University of Glasgow.
The Social Convener ensures that the society is having fun. This principally involves coordinating events whereby members can meet in a social context, as well as organising regular fundraisers. They also lead a team of STAG members in organising Freshers’ Week. The Social Convener oversees the planning of the STAG ball and coordinates the annual elections along with the General Secretary.
The membership has decided as of 2018's AGM that a new position will be created taking responsibility exclusively for arranging and managing STAG's workshops. The Workshops Officer will arrange bringing in internal and external personnel, from STAG members to industry professionals, to give workshops and talks about various aspects of theatre: writing, acting, directing, physical theatre, backstage, tech and more.
First Year ORDINARY BOARD MEMBERS