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Ben, I think it's great you want to improve feedback in the department (although I'd say you'll have a tough time getting any improvement - we complain about feedback at every staff-student meeting and very little changes), but as far as I know this is not one of EESoc's responsibilities. Year reps/dep reps (who are not part of the EESoc committee) deal with these issues.
@ engineer: Are you one of the candidates standing? If not then perhaps you should consider one of the vacant positions. Whilst i do not disagree that guilds could use some fresh impetus i certainly do disagree that RON is the one to provide it.
@ Owen: I'm not standing but up until the last moment was certainly thinking about it. The odds are that I will run for one of the vacant positions, i'm just waiting to see what happens.
I agree that RON isn't always the way to go but I do believe that we shouldn't just elect people because we want the positions filled. That said, I am open minded and depending on what all the candidates say my opinion might change.
"I will put time aside for my club officers" I am going to hold regular meetings with club officers and I'll be in the Guilds office almost every lunchtime when they can visit and ask questions.
"Fight for every penny in the Spring budgeting round" I will spend time putting a strong budget together. By this I mean I will talk to all club and society treasurers who's budget requests I don't understand or know their point of view, so that when I take the budget to CSB my arguments are watertight.
"Keeping the finance in good order" is more subjective. Claims and income take so long to appear on the web accounts (marquee hire for the Autumn Ball and BP sponsorship for LMS still missing from Guilds exec). I will keep my own up to date records and chase the finance department for anything missing. I will also ensure that spending is from the correct categories/events budget.