We’re very proud of our roots here in Leeds.

Over the last 22 years we’ve been led by some fantastic groups of people, and we’re very proud of everything they’ve gone on to achieve. There’s still a few gaps in our records though – if you can help us fill these in, please drop us an email on committee@luubackstage.com!

2019-20

Elected 29/03/19 at the 2019 AGM, at Leeds University Union Room 4, University of Leeds. Minutes available on request. President: Lucy Flanagan Treasurer: James Freedman Secretary: Lucy Dennant Equipment and Safety Officer: Talia Simmons Events Officer: Al Simpson Publicity and Communications Officer: Ugne Martinaityte Open Seat: Ben Nuttall

2018-19

Elected 16/03/18 at the 2018 AGM, at Leeds University Union Room 6, University of Leeds. Minutes available on request.

President: Chris Mee

Treasurer: Lily Biggs (elected March 28th 2018)

Secretary: Sarah Lewis

Equipment and Safety Officer: Lucy Dennant

Events Officer: Molly Cordery (until January 2019)

Events Officer (acting): Al Simpson (from January 2019)

Publicity and Communications Officer: Lucy Flanagan

Open Seat: Sian Holland

First Year Rep: Al Simpson (elected 13th December 2019)

2017-18

Elected 20/03/17 at the 2017 AGM, at Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds. Minutes available on request. President: Erinna Salim Treasurer: Chris Mee Secretary: Katie Hayton Equipment and Safety Secretary: Jennifer Muellenbach Social Secretary: Lauren Allderidge (until November 24th 2017) Events Officer (acting): Sarah Lewis & Chris Morris (November 24th until December 7th 2017) Events Officer: Sian Holland (elected December 7th 2017) Publicity and Communications Secretary: Sarah Lewis Open Seat: Chris Morris First Year Rep: Lily Biggs (elected December 7th 2017)

2016-17

Elected 08/3/16 at the 2016 AGM, at Clothworkers Building, University of Leeds. Minutes available on request. President: Chris Morris Treasurer: Richard Grindrod Secretary: Richard Wells Equipment and Safety Secretary: Cam Race Social Secretary: Corwin Cook Publicity and Communications Secretary: D’arcy Darilmaz Open Seat: Kat Ellis

2015-16

Elected 12/3/15 at the 2015 AGM, 5.00pm on the Riley Smith Balcony at LUU. Minutes available on request. President: Kat Ellis Treasurer: Imi Fermor Secretary: Amy Dodd Equipment and Safety Secretary: Sorcha Doherty Social Secretary: Jordan Porter Publicity and Communications Secretary: Sophie Bullen Open Seat: Freddy Marlow

2014-15

Elected 20/3/14 at the 2014 AGM, 5.30pm on the Riley Smith Balcony at LUU. Social secretary elected at an EGM on 2/6/14. Minutes available on request. President: Cam Race Treasurer: Katie Lee-Sang Secretary: Freddy Marlow Equipment and Safety Secretary: Rob Palin Social Secretary: Lucy Russell and Alex Cant (stood down May 2014) Social Secretary: Sorcha Doherty and Alex Cant (elected 2nd June 2014) Open Seats: Sally Stephens and Dan Gordon

2013-14

Elected 7/3/13 at the 2013 AGM, 5.30pm on the Riley Smith Balcony at LUU. Minutes available on request. President: Helena Goode Treasurer: Natalie McLoughlin Secretary: Adam Morris Equipment and Safety Secretary: Rob Palin Social Secretary: Lucy Russell Open Seats: Becky Bannister and Dan Gordon

2012-13

Elected 8/3/12 at the 2012 AGM, 5pm on the Riley Smith Balcony at LUU. Minutes available on request. President: Gunnar Lindahl Treasurer: Dan Gordon Secretary: Rob Palin Equipment and Safety Secretary: India Ardern Social Secretaries: Becky Bannister and Alex Moore Open Seats: Becky Carter and John Hodgson

2011-12

Elected 15/3/11 at the 2011 AGM, at Balti King, Raglan Road, Leeds. Minutes available on request. President: Alex Balfe (resigned Feb 2012 – acting president Becky Bannister) Treasurer: Alex Moore Secretary: Becky Bannister Equipment and Safety Secretary: India Ardern Social Secretary: Jess Woolf Recruitment Secretary: Alex Monk Sponsorship and Merchandise: Gabby Wright Training Officer: Peter Chiles Open Seat: Andy Hughes

2010-11

President: India Ardern Treasurer: Andy Hughes Secretary: Joey Dainton Social Secretary: Phillippa Clarkson Publicity Secretary: Penny-Jane Bourne Equipment Secretary: Chris Pelly Open Seats: Tom Large and Charles De Lord

2009-10

President: Charles De Lord Treasurer: Al Hicks Secretary: Michael Cookson Publicity: Rachel Wood Fundraising: Pk Thummukgool Social Secretary: Shiri Stern Open Seats: Elaine Paterson and Tom Large

2008-09

President: Claire Lightfoot Secretary: Rachel Wood Treasurer: Dan Winer (resigned Nov 2008- acting treasurer Claire Lightfoot) Webmaster: Barry Carlyon Fundraiser: Sam Leach Social Secretary: Roisin Hanratty Open Seat: PK Thummukgool

2007-08

President: Sophie Reiser Treasurer: Shiri Stern Secretary: Fiona I’Anson Fundraising: Sam Leach Social Secretary: Fiona Bowditch Open Seat: Juliette Gerstein Edinburgh Seat: Gordon Nimmo-Smith Webmaster: Barry Carlyon Mascot: Binky Backstage-Dog

2006-07

President: Jason Truss Treasurer: Matt Hulme Secretary: Dave Macbeth Fundraising: John McConnell Social Secretaries: Hannah Barker and Alexandra Brzezicka Open Seat: Becky Eden-Green

2005-06

President: Robin Taylor Treasurer: Joanna Sharp Secretary: Andrew Laidlaw

2004-05

Elected 4/5/04 at the 2004 AGM, 6pm on the Riley Smith Balcony at LUU. Minutes available on request. President: Jo Sharp Treasurer: Rich George Secretary: Gordon Nimmo-Smith Social Secretary: Andrew Strachan Webmaster: Rich Sage Open Seat (America): Andrew Laidlaw

2002-03

President: Rob Halon Treasurer: Emily O’Brien Secretary: Rich Thompson Social Secretary and Communications: Jenny Betteridge Open Seat: Amy Turner Webmaster: Graham Connell

2001-02

President: Caro Humphries Treasurer: Rich Sage Secretary: Katy Jales

2000-01

President: Matt Ellis Treasurer: Rob Ludwig Secretary: Orlaith Kamenos Social Secretary: Laura Smith Communications Officer: Alan Woolston Webmaster: Steve Wheeler Open Seat: Jane Kingswood

1998-99

President: Vanessa Ingram Treasurer: Anna Clough Secretary: Caroline Eagle Social Secretary: John Aldred Raven Representative: Emily Rodway Communcations Officer: Andy Paul

1997-98

President: Vanessa Ingram Treasurer: Deuan Jones

1996-97

Elected 29/4/96 at the 1996 AGM, held at 1pm in LUU Committee Room C. Minutes available on request. President: Rachel Beck (stood down term 3 of 95-96) President: Helen Pearce (elected term 3 of 95-96) Treasurer: Dave Wilkinson Secretary: Rob Jones Social Secretary: Andrea Brady

1995-96

First committee of the newly-formed LUU Backstage Society, which officially became a Society on Thursday 12th October 1995. President: Alex Sandercock (stood down 13th Nov 95) President: Paul Owen (elected 13th Nov 95) Treasurer: Kevin Atkinson Secretary: Susie Lowe Social Secretary: Paul Owen (until 13th Nov 95; then elected President) Social Secretary: Tom Wilson (elected 13th Nov 95) First Year Rep: Gemma Rickwood