BMC Members' Council

Members' Council acts as a representative body of the members, consulting with and constructively challenging the Board of Directors, and holding the Board to account on behalf of the members.

It represents the interests of the members to the Board, and provides an intermediary forum between the Board and the members, being consulted upon decisions by the Board in relation to membership and ensuring effective communications between the Board and the members.

Its voting membership comprises locally elected area representatives and some members of the Board of Directors. Specialist committee chairs and other Board members can attend as observers along with representatives from organisations who work closely with the BMC. Members' Council meets at least four times a year.

The current voting members and observers are:

Voting members

Andy Syme President
Tarquin Shipley Cymru North Wales Area Rep
VACANT Cymru North Wales Area Rep
CJ Griffiths Cymru South Wales Area Rep
Steve Quinton Cymru South Wales Area Rep
Mike Parsons  Lakes Area Rep
Fiona Sanders Lakes Area Rep & Council Nominated Director
Robert Dufton London & South East Area Rep
Chris Stone London & South East Area Rep
David Jones Midlands Area Rep
Claudia Sarner Midlands Area Rep
Mark Anstiss North East Area Rep
VACANT North East Area Rep
Bill Beveridge North West Area Rep
Carl Spencer North West Area Rep & Council Nominated Director
David Brown  Peak Area Rep
Alison Cairns Peak Area Rep
Helen Wilson  South West Area Rep
Philip Wilson South West Area Rep
Mick Green Yorkshire Area Rep

Observers

Andy Tickle Access Management Group
John Simpson Child Safeguarding Group
Peter Salenieks Clubs Committee & Council Nominated Director
Rab Carrington Competition Climbing Performance Group
Cressida Allwood Equity Steering Group
Iain Dickinson Finance & Audit Committee
Ian Carr Guidebook Committee
Peter Judd Hill Walking Group
David Jones Huts Group
Ian Parnell International Committee
Martin Wragg Land Management Group
Martin Nash Technical Committee
Andy Newton Training, Youth & Walls Committee
Paul Drew Chair, BMC Board of Directors
Flavia Alzetta Independent Director
Di Hopper Independent Director
Caroline Worboys Independent Director
Jonny Dry Nominated Director (Fundraising)
Jonathan White Nominated Director (Clubs)
Martyn Hurn Nominated Director
Paul Davies BMC Chief Executive
Rich Emerson Association of British Climbing Walls
John Cousins Mountain Training UK
Guy Jarvis Mountain Training England
Mike Rosser Mountain Training Cymru
Ruth Hall Plas y Brenin

READ: Members' Council minutes and summary notes

READ: Members' Council Code of Practice

READ: Members' Council Terms of Reference



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