BMC National Council

National Council provides a forum for discussing topical issues of concern to members and is the BMC’s main policy making body.

It advises on and agrees major organisational policies and other important developments which necessitate the BMC to adopt a policy, and provides a national forum for discussion of views and issues of common interest arising at BMC area meetings.

Its voting membership comprises members of the Executive Committee and locally elected area representatives. Specialist committee chairs and independent directors can attend as observers, along with representatives from organisations who work closely with the BMC. National Council meets at least four times a year. 

The current members and observers are:

Voting members

BMC Executive

Nick Kurth Acting President
Emma Flaherty Vice-President 
Lynn Robinson Vice-President
Graham Richmond Honorary Treasurer
Dave Turnbull Chief Executive

BMC Area Representatives

Anthony Eccles & Dan Lane Cymru North Wales
Will Kilner Cymru South Wales
Ted Rogers & Pete Sterling Lakes
Lisa Payne & Rik Payne London & South East
Roger Fanner & Phil Simister Midlands
Mark Anstiss & John Punshon North East
Andy Say North West
David Brown Peak
Gareth Palmer & Helen Wilson South West
Andy Syme & Mick Green Yorkshire

Observers

BMC Specialist Committees

Dave Musgrove Access Management Group
Fiona Sanders Clubs Committee
Ian Walton Competitions Committee
Kamala Sen Equity Steering Group
Iain Dickinson Finance & Audit Committee
Ian Carr Guidebook Committee
Iain McCallum Huts Group
Ian Parnell International Committee
Martin Wragg Land Management Group
Phillip Tootill Technical Committee
Andy Newton Training & Youth Committee

Other BMC Observers

Matthew Bradbury Independent Director
Simon McCalla   Independent Director
Emma Flaherty / Lynn Robinson Women's Development Group

Other Organisations

Rich Emerson     Association of British Climbing Walls
Mike Rosser Mountain Training Cymru
Guy Jarvis Mountain Training England
Jackie Bryson Plas y Brenin

READ: National Council minutes & summary notes

 



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