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Durham University

Sexual Violence & Misconduct: Prevention and Response

Membership of the Sexual Misconduct & Violence Operations Group

The Sexual Misconduct & Violence Operations Group has been established to carry forward the work of the Sexual Violence Task Force, facilitating implementation of the recommendations produced by the SVTF, and embedding a permanent structure for the review and monitoring of University operations linked to issues of sexual misconduct and violence, including evaluation and review of policy, procedures, and training, and assurance reporting.

CHAIR: Lead Sexual Violence and Misconduct Officer’s Nominee

Dr Susan Frenk

DEPUTY CHAIR: Deputy Lead Sexual Violence and Misconduct Officer

Sam Dale

Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Manager

Clarissa Humphreys

Chair of the Safeguarding Operations Group

Prof Simon Hackett

A representative of the Heads of Colleges

Prof Simon Forrest

Two representatives from College Student Support Offices

Karen Langdon

2nd representative position open

A student representative of the JCR

Nuriya Shoro, St Mary’s JCR President

A student representative of the MCRs

Jesse Bachir, St Hild & St Bede College PG Representative

A representative from Counselling

Linda Whelan

A representative from RSACC

Debbie Barker, CEO

A representative from Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Rachel Archbold

A representative from Durham Student Union

Amelia McLoughlan

A representative from Experience Durham

Quentin Sloper

A representative from HR

Amy Knox

A representative of the Departments

Prof Catherine Donovan

A representative of the Faculty Managers

Prof Jacqui Ramagge

In addition, further individuals may be co-opted onto the Group as required. In particular, the Safeguarding Manager based within the local police forces may be asked to attend as necessary.