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About the Steering Group

The Steering Group's purpose is to develop and implement the Technician Commitment on behalf of the technical staff in the University. The group currently consists of the following individuals, the majority of whom are technical staff representing the technician community, and included are key staff from professional support services to assist in the delivery of the initiative. The group has evolved and meets on a monthly basis. Our work is progressing on several fronts to develop the Action Plan and deliver the Technician Commitment.

Steering Group Leadership

Stefan Przyborski smiling in staff photoProfessor Stefan Przyborski

Chair of the Steering Group and Executive Lead on the delivery and implementation of the Technician Commitment

 

 

Steering Group Members

  

Dr Beth Upex

Technical Manager in the Department of Archaeological Sciences
Beth Upex, Technical Manager in the Department of Archaeological Sciences

Julie Morgan Dodds

Senior Operations Technician and Health and Safety Coordinator, Department of Engineering
Julie Morgan Dodds, Senior Operations Technician and Health and Safety Coordinator, Department of Engineering

Simone Tarsitani

Technical Specialist, Health and Safety Coordinator and Web Officer, Department of Music
Simone Tarsitanitest, Technical Specialist in the Music Department

Wayne Dobby

Technical Services and Facilities Manager for the Physics Department
Wayne Dobby, Technical Services and Facilities Manager for the Physics Department

Judith Manghan

Technical Manager in the Department of Anthropology
Judith Manghan, Technical Manager in the department of Anthropology

James Fox-Robinson

Lead Theatre Technician, Student Enrichment Directorate

Amanda Hayton

Senior Technician (Laboratories), Department of Geography
Amanda Hayton, Senior Technician (Laboratories), Department of Geography

Dr Steve Robertson

Senior Technical Operations Manager in the Department of Engineering
Dr Steve Robertson, Technical Operations Manager, Department of Engineering

Gary Parker

Senior Technician in the Department of Engineering

Michael Armstrong

Technical Manager for Teaching & Research Technicians for the Department of Physics

Paul Jarvis

Senior Mechanical Technician, Department of Engineering

Dr Chris Ottley

Senior Research Officer, Department of Earth Sciences

Adele Kitching

LSSU Facility Manager in the Department of Biosciences
Adele Kitching smiling

Robert Hunter

Advanced Technician in the department of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Steering Group Support - Administrative

Claire Hunter

Organisation Development Adviser, Durham University

Alex Greenaway

Health and Safety Manager in the Department of Chemistry

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Steering Group Support - Marketing

Catherine Paterson

Senior Marketing Manager

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Catherine Saxton

HR Business Partner

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