Branch Officers

Some members are elected by their workforce to perform different branch roles. Branches must elect certain core officers. They may also create other posts according to their rules. Officers are elected either at the AGM or by postal ballot beforehand.

Below is a list of our current Branch Officers and their contact details. If you are interested in a vacant post, please contact the branch on  023 8083 2740 or email

For a full explanation of each role, please head to UNISON’s national website.

Branch Chair

  • Vacant (Pending Branch AGM)

Branch Secretary

  • Position vacant (Pending Branch AGM)
  • SCC, full-time secondment

Deputy Branch Secretary

  • Position Vacant (Pending Branch AGM)
  • SCC, full-time secondment


  • Position Vacant (Pending Branch AGM)

Health & Safety Officer

  • Vacant

Education Coordinator

  • Position Vacant (Pending Branch AGM)
  • SCC, full-time secondment

Learning Reps Coordinator

  • Position Vacant (Pending Branch AGM)

Equalities Coordinator

  • Paul Rickards
  • Capita

Black Members Officer

  • Bill Acharjee
  • Solent University

Women’s Officer

  • Vacant

Communications Coordinator

  • Vacant

Voluntary Sector Coordinator

  • Lyn Berry
  • SARC

Young Members’ Officer

  • Vacant

International Relations Officer

  • Vacant

Welfare Officer

  • Vacant

LGBT+ Officer

  • Noonan

Retired Members’ Officer

  • Vacant

Auditors (2)

  • Joe Alsford – Retired
  • Andy Kennison – City Catering South

Labour Link Officer

  • Vacant
  • To be elected by members that pay into the affiliated political fund as part of their membership fee