CASSI - Get involved

 

We would love for you to get involved with the student societies. All of the necessary information on our AGMs is below.
All of our AGMs will be held virtually so to run for any position you must notify the relevant Chair at least seven days prior to the AGM.

You can also email and we will share your email with the relevant Chair.

Why join?

Joining the student societies gives you the opportunity to meet a number of students not only from your region but across Ireland as well. You will also learn transferable skills such as communication, event management, preparing annual budgets and leadership, all of this comes together to make joining the student societies an enjoyable and useful learning experience - and most importantly it's great craic!

What committee should I join?

Chartered Accountants Student Society Ireland (CASSI)

The purpose of CASSI is to table the feedback from all of the regional societies across Ireland at the CASSI quarterly meetings and escalate this to the Institute. We work closely with the Institute and the regional committees to ensure a student perspective is being brought to the Education table. The largest event we hold is our annual CASSI Weekend Away, held each year around October. This is an opportunity to organise a large scale event, budget accordingly and have great craic getting to know students from across Ireland. The CASSI AGM is typically held in February each year, we will notify you via email of the exact date and time.

CASSD

The Dublin Committee, currently chaired by Cian Coughlan, is responsible for organising events within the Dublin region including a Summer BBQ, post exam social events, Leinster Rugby outings and much more. We meet once a month in CA House in Dublin City - it is one of the best ways to network as a Chartered Accountant Student as we always have a big mix across all of the companies in Dublin on the Society, or just pop along to any of our events. Join the CASSD AGM on Tuesday 17 November at 6.00pm. If you're interested in running or want to see what it's all about, email Cian or CASSI. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair at least seven days in advance of the AGM.

CASSU

The Ulster Committee, currently chaired by Ciara Woods, is responsible for organising events within the Ulster region, most notably the CASSU Annual Gala, mental health and wellbeing events and monthly networking drinking. Join the CASSU AGM on Thursday 19th November at 6.00pm. If you're interested in running or come along to see what it's all about, email Ciara  or CASSI. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair.

CASSM

The Midlands Committee, currently chaired by Emer Loftus, is responsible for organising events within the Midlands region, most notably the CASSM annual fun day at Baysports, mental health and wellbeing events and monthly networking drinks. Join the CASSM AGM on Wednesday 18th November at 6.00pm. If you're interested in running or want to see what it's all about, email Emer  or CASSI. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair at least seven days in advance of the AGM.

CASSC

The Cork Committee, currently chaired by Paul Tobin, is responsible for organising events within the Cork region, most notably the CASSC Charity Soccer Tournament, mental health and wellbeing events and monthly networking drinking. Join the CASSC AGM on Thursday 5th November at 6.00pm. If you're interested in running or want to see what it's all about, email Paul  or CASSI. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair at least seven days in advance of the AGM.

CASSSE

The South East Committee, currently Chaired by Aodhan Byrne, is responsible for organising events within the South East such as networking events, results and exam celebrations and career focused webinars. Currently based primarily in Waterford, CASSSE represent all students in Waterford, Kilkenny, Wexford and Carlow. Look out on CASSSE's social platforms for information on the latest events. Join the CASSSE AGM on Monday 16th November at 6.00pm. If you're interested in running, come along to see what it's all about, email Aodhan or CASSI. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair.

CASSG

The Galway Committee, currently Chaired by Shauna McGuire, is responsible for organising events within the Galway region. The CASSG AGM date is currently being decided, to express your interest in joining CASSG, please email CASSI, this will be shared with the CASSG Chair Shauna. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair.

CASSS

The Sligo Committee, currently Chaired by Navdeep Kaur, is responsible for organising events within the Sligo region. The CASSS AGM date is currently being decided, to express your interest in joining CASSG, please email CASSI, this will be shared with the CASSS Chair Navdeep. Given the current climate, if you wish to attend the AGM this year you must notify CASSI or the regional Chair.

What position should I run for?

Position
CASSI Committee  Regional Committee
 Chair Main point of contact for all regional committees and the Institute. They serve to lead the committee throughout their tenure and provides support to each committee member. Attends relevant Institute meetings and escalates students' feedback. The Chair is the main point of contact for the committee. They serve to lead the committee throughout their tenure and provides support to each committee member. The Chair attends the CASSI Quarterly meetings to represent their students and to update CASSI.
Vice Chair Supports Chair and all committee members in fulfilling their role. Selects annual charity at the AGM.  The Vice Chair supports the Chair and all committee members in fulfilling their role. They will attend the CASSI Quarterly meetings alongside the Chair.
PR Officer
Updates the Institute on a bi-monthly basis for the Accountancy Ireland Magazine and socialises all CASSI content. Responsible for managing all correspondence and escalating to the relevant committee member. Updates CASSI PRO on a bi-monthly basis and maintains all socials for their region. The Regional PRO is responsible for escalating all correspondence relevant to CASSI to the CASSI PRO.
Education Officer Raises all students concerns or queries to the Institute throughout the year. The CASSI Education Officer is responsible for preparing and circulating the CASSI exam survey and compiling the feedback into the CASSI Education report to discuss with the Education and Exam team. See CASSI Education tab for more information. The CASSI Education Officer also presents to the Education Board annually on the CASSI quick wins and students' perspective on the Education Delivery.
 
The Education officer shares any regional education queries to the committee which is then tabled and escalated to CASSI Education Officer. The Regional Education Officer may also supports the CASSI Education Officer in compiling the CASSI Education reports.
Treasurer Prepares and puts forward that CASSI budget to the Institute, manages regional funding and CASSI expenses. Prepares the CASSI Annual Statement. Manages the regional budget for the year, prepares the annual statements, requests funding (with support from the Chair) from the CASSI Treasurer.
Secretary
Organises quarterly meetings, CASSI meetings and takes minutes. Organises each meeting, prepares meeting agendas and takes minutes during the meetings
 Events Officer Co-ordinates all CASSI events and webinars throughout the year.   N/A
Ordinary Committee Member (9 places) N/A Responsible for supporting the committee in the work that they do