CG Current Members

Conference Group membership is open to library staff from Mercian Collaboration member institutions, nominated by their respective Directors.  The Conference Group itself comprises a Chair, plus 6 officers and two ex-officio liaisons.  CG members normally serve a 2 year term, after which they normally stand-down, although some members may be retained to assist with continuity.  The current Group Chair is Damian Pugh (Damian.Pugh@nottingham.ac.uk) The current members of the Mercian Conference Group are as follows.

Jo-Anne Watts

Jo-Anne Watts
Steering Group Sponsor

(2021-2023)
Christine Bradford Christine Bradford
Co-Delegate Liaison & Co-Copy & Marketing Coordinator
University of Warwick
(2020-date)
Alison Charlesworth Alison Charlesworth
Co-Delegate Liaison
University of Leicester
(2020-date)
Cheryl Coveney Cheryl Coveney
Co-Finance & Sponsorship Coordinator
Open University
(2018-date)
Black image outline Emily Forster
Co-Finance & Sponsorship Coordinator

De Montfort University
(2020-date)

Nial Halford-Busby Nial Halford-Busby
Co-Venue Coordinator
Bishop Grosseteste University
Charlie Hill Charlie Hill
Co-Copy & Marketing Coordinator
Birmingham City University
(2018-date)
Ruth Houghton Ruth Houghton
Co-Speaker Liaison
Cranfield (2020-date)
Deborah Munro Deborah Munro
Vice-Chair & Co-Venue Coordinator

University of Birmingham
(2020-date)

Laura Newman Laura Newman
Co-Speaker Liaison
Loughborough University
(2020-date)
Damian Pugh Damian Pugh
Chair
University of Nottingham
(2020-date)
Matt Cunningham MSDG Representative [ex officio]
Loughborough University
Dr Gaz J Johnson Gaz Johnson MC Development Officer [ex officio]
Mercian Collaboration