The Student Publication Association is run by a team of five Executive Committee members, elected annually at the SPA’s National Conference.
The other teams that comprise the SPA are our Trustee Board, Regional Officers, and Project Officers.
Our 2020/21 Executive Committee is comprised of the following individuals. Previous officer teams can be found here.
Chair – Ben Warner
Ben has just completed a Master’s degree in political communication at the University of Sheffield.
During his time at university, Ben was Editor-in-Chief of Forge Press, while also serving as Host Officer for #SPANC20.
Ben can be found on Twitter here.
Training & Opportunities Officer – Charlotte Colombo
Charlotte graduated from the University of Southampton in 2020, before starting a Masters degree in Magazine Journalism at City University.
Charlotte served as Editor-in-Chief of Wessex Scene while in Southampton.
Charlotte can be found on Twitter here.
Communications Officer – Imy Brighty-Potts
Imy is currently studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Birkbeck, London after graduating from the University of Southampton in 2020.
She was the News and Investigations Editor at Wessex Scene.
Imy can be found on Twitter here.
Conference & Events Officer – Chay Quinn
Chay has recently graduated from the University of York after studying for a degree in English Literature.
During his time at York, Chay held the post of Editor of York Vision, Deputy Editor of Nouse, and Ordinary Member of The Lemon Press.
Chay can be found on Twitter here.
Sponsorship Officer – Uditi Singh
Uditi is a second-year Journalism student at the University of Sheffield.
As well as being part of the SPA Executive team, Uditi is an active member of Forge Press, and co-hosts a weekly radio show on Forge Radio.
Uditi can be found on Twitter here.