people – emma quinton

name Emma Quinton
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How long have you been a member of SBS? since 2013
What roles do you currently play within the society? Committee, Admin, Lieutenant of Pyro
What does this role/roles involve? Committee: I attend monthly meetings where we discuss issues relevant to the society. Sometimes I have an action such as organising the society pub quiz or leasing with the pyro team (of which I am the lieutenant).
ADMIN: In the 6 weeks running up to the 5th I organise and run “The 5th List”. These are meetings which happen prior to committee each week. This involves collating all the responsibilities and jobs of the Captains in their areas and checking that their planning is running smoothly, that items are located and storage is known, that necessary orders and applications have been actioned and that items ordered have arrived etc. It is also an important opportunity for Captains to discuss issues and needs and liaise with each other.
PYRO: As lieutenant of pyro my role is to over-see the pyro eld should the captains be elsewhere or need support in areas. I help the captains with ordering, stock organisation and help them deal with issues as they arise. I am also able to represent the pyro tram on committee.
How long have you held this position/positions? This is my 4th year on committee, my third doing the 5th list and my 4th as pyro lieutenant.
What other roles have you played? I take an active role in supporting the torch making Captain.
What do you most love about your role/s? That they are diverse and help me develop new skills. Prior to doing the 5th list I had no idea that I was so organised and could learn to use Google sheets! I have made so many friends doing the roles that I have.