Accessibility, Diversity and Standards Officer

Katharine MacyKatharine Macy

Email: katharine.macy@youngliberals.uk

(She/they) 

Executive Duties:

i. Act as a central point of contact for our members with welfare issues or disputes;

ii. Handle any welfare complaints and organise disciplinary investigations involving our members;

iii. Support the Executive with welfare and accessibility issues, for example help ensure accessibility of venues for events, provision of plain text versions of campaign graphics;

iv. Maintain a relationship with the party’s Pastoral Care Officer;

v. Promote diversity and equality of access within the Young Liberals, including by ensuring a welcoming environment and managing safeguarding of under18s;

vi. Provide a degree of pastoral support for Young Liberals members at Young Liberals events;

vii. Ensure that Young Liberals events are supported by registered first-aiders where required.

Bio:

Katharine is based in York, studying a PhD in autism in the Palaeolithic and the role in cultural evolution. They joined the party in 2017 and have stood as a candidate for both council and Parliament. They also hold a position in LDDA. They are a fan of pantomime, performing with their university society and love penguins so much that they have a penguin tattoo.

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