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The Committee

Here are some of the amazing people in charge of GUSNA this year, what they are doing and how they got here

Justine McCluskey


Justine, originally from Dundee, recently completed her law degree at the University of Glasgow and is currently undertaking her diploma in professional legal practice at the University. She joined GUSNA at the beginning of her first year and, after acting as secretary, treasurer and Vice President, she was elected president in November 2016- a position she has held ever since.

Dovydas KulieŇ°as

Vice President

Dovydas was born and raised in Vilnius, Lithuania and got interested in Scottish culture and history by sheer accident at a fairly young age, and Scottish politics, along with Scottish independence.  He followed the 2014 referendum campaign virtually from the moment it was announced to its conclusion and got involved in GUSNA when he came to study here at Glasgow a year later.
He is a final year student. Interested in history (which he studies), politics (which he also studies), gaming (which he doesn't study), fantasy literature, writing, rock music and language learning. He is fluent in Lithuanian, English and Russian, learning Scottish Gaelic.

Chris Duffy


Originally from Dundee, Chris has been based in Glasgow since 2013, having come to study physics and astrnomy. He first became actively involed in the Scottish Indendence Referendum campaign then after being a long time supporter, joining the SNP not long after the vote. Since then, Chris has been active throughout the party having campaigned across the city, most notably in the Student and Youth wings, where he also sits on the Glasgow Youth Regional Executive. 
Since joining the GUSNA executive in 2016, Chris has overseen major constituional reform, with a view to increasing participation and the representation of women. Chris was also heavily involved in the successful election of Aamer Anwar as Rector of the University of Glasgow, the GUSNA backed candidate. He is currently studying for an MSc in astrophysics having recently completing his honours degree.
His interests include Eurovision, film, current affairs and technology.

Nico Matrecano


Biography coming soon

John Cumming


John is 18 years old and recently left school to begin studying at Glasgow University. He first campaigned with the SNP at the age of 12. Having joined the party at age 15, after the independence referendum, John became an active member of the Glasgow Kelvin Branch. He was elected as youth officer soon after he became a branch member. John is also the Convener of YSI Glasgow and the Youth Officer on the Glasgow Regional Association of the SNP.

Abby Hastings


Abby is a second year student studying Geography/Politics. Joining the SNP on her 16th birthday, she has campaigned for her local candidates in all elections since. As Equalities Officer, Abby's vision for these terms is to ensure GUSNA remains a welcome and accessible society for all.

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