Dunedin Schools Debating is a the organisation responsible for regular debating for Dunedin high school students. We are a combination of Otago University debaters, and Dunedin high school teachers.
Selena Ballantyne: Senior Convenor
Selena will be in her first year of university debating in 2017. She was the Best Speaker at Otago-Southland Regionals, a member of the Otago-Southland Regional Team and a Reserve to the National Team in 2016. This year she will be convening the Senior Division of DSD.
Joe Garry: Junior Convenor
Joe will be in his first year of university debating in 2017. He was the winner of Otago-Southland Regionals and Senior DSD, as well as a member of the Otago-Southland Regional Team in 2016. This year he will be convening the Junior Division of DSD.
Suzanne Robins: Chairperson
Suzanne is the teacher in charge of debating at Logan Park High School, and returns as the Chairperson for 2017. Suzanne was a founding member of DSD, and continues to host the Senior Division this year.
Nick Robertson – OUDS Schools Representative
Nick will be in his third year of university debating in 2017. He is a past Best Speaker of Otago-Southland Regionals and Senior DSD. This year he will be convening Otago-Southland Regionals and co-coordinating all other schools debating in the region.