Branch Reps

Solent UCU Branch Officers

MARK FARWELL (CHAIR)
Mark has been a NATFHE and UCU member since 1986, and elected Chair of Solent UCU in 2007. He is also Solent UCU lead caseworker; Chair of Joint Negotiation and Consultation Committee (JNCC) at Solent University; and UCU Regional Secretary (Southern Region).

Email: mark.farwell@solent.ac.uk

MARY WHITE (VICE-CHAIR)
Mary has been a Solent UCU member since joining the University; and elected Vice-Chair of Solent UCU in 2018. She is also a member of the University Health & Safety Committee; and a member of Joint Negotiation and Consultation Committee (JNCC) at Solent University.Email: mary.white@solent.ac.uk
PAULA ELLIOTT (BRANCH SECRETARY)
Paula has been a NATFHE and UCU member since 1993, and was elected Joint Branch Secretary in 2007. She is also a member of the University Health & Safety Committee; and a member of Joint Negotiation and Consultation Committee (JNCC) at Solent University.Email: paula.elliott@solent.ac.uk
CAROLYN POTTS (BRANCH SECRETARY)
Carolyn has been a UCU member since joining the University; and was elected Joint Branch Secretary in 2015. She is also a member of the University Health & Safety Committee; and Joint Secretary of Joint Negotiation and Consultation Committee (JNCC) at Solent University.Email: carolyn.potts@solent.ac.uk
STEVE DESMOND (EQUALITY OFFICER)
Steve has been a UCU member since entering into academia; and elected Equality Officer of Solent UCU since 2011. He has also been Joint Equality Officer for Southern Region since 2012; and a former member of UCU NEC. Steve is currently a candidate for UCU Vice-President.Email: stephen.desmond@solent.ac.uk