Steven North

Role: Branch Secretary

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As Branch Secretary, Steve leads a team of officers, workplace representatives and staff all dedicated to making sure that UNISON members across the branch get the support they need.

Steve is seconded full-time to the branch and acts as well as acting as the Joint Staff-Side Secretary for Salford City Council, Steve leads our work in Adult Services (including Aspire and private social care), Salix Homes and areas of the Council’s Place and Children’s Services directorates.

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Diane Ogg

Role: Assistant Branch Secretary

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As Assistant Branch Secretary, Diane’s formal role is to deputise for Branch Secretary Steve North and to assist him with his responsibilities.

Diane is seconded full time to the branch and as part of her role as lead officer for schools and education, she accompanies Steve to meetings with senior officers at Salford City Council. She also leads on areas of the Council’s Place Directorate, Salford Credit Union and Salford Loaves and Fishes.

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Lisa Millar

Role: Assistant Branch Secretary

As Assistant Branch Secretary, Lisa’s formal role is to deputise for Branch Secretary Steve North and to assist him with his responsibilities.

Lisa is seconded full time to the branch and leads on Reform and Transformation at the Council, For Housing, Salford Community Leisure and areas of the Council’s Children’s Services Directorate.

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Hassan Ortega

Role: Branch Chair

As our Branch Chair, Hassan’s responsibility is to convene and oversee the meetings of the branch and ensure that we are observing all proper rules and procedures.

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Simon Fox

Role: Branch Treasurer and International Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 01617947425

As our Treasurer, Simon ensures the we make the best use of members’ subs to provide support and organisation throughout the branch.

As International Officer he assists with campaigns that show support and solidarity for trade unionists and progressive campaigns throughout the world.

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Brian Murray

Role: Branch Administrator

Brian works in our branch office. His role covers areas such as the assistance of members, providing support and taking minutes at branch meetings and assisting officers in the management of branch finances and administration.

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Matthew Dickinson

Role: Local Organiser

Matthew is employed as a Local Organiser. His role is to recruit and organise workers in the community and voluntary sector, particularly in the field of social care.

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Paula Lawless

Role: Welfare Officer

As Welfare Officer, Paula’s role is to ensure that branch officers, stewards and workplace representatives, and also employers, have regular up-to-date information about UNISON Welfare and its range of services and to ensure that members seeking welfare assistance receive a prompt, supportive and effective response.

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Ameen Hadi

Role: Equalities Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As our Equalities Officer, Ameen’s role is to ensure that equality and diversity are part of everything we do, and to support officers elected from the different self-organised groups (SOGs).

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Tony Gordon

Role: Equalities Officer

As our Equalities Officer, Tony’s role is to ensure that equality and diversity are part of everything we do, and to support officers elected from the different self-organised groups (SOGs).

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Sam Barry

Role: Lifelong Learning Coordinator/Education Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 01617947425

As our Lifelong Learning Coordinator, Sam’s role is to assist our members in developing the key skills they need.

As our Education Coordinator, he ensures all our stewards, officers and other reps are up to date with the latest training and development opportunities.

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Denise Bond

Role: Communications Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As our Communications Officer, Denise’s role is to provide the information members need to play an active role in their union. She does this by helping create a positive image for the branch among members, potential members and the public.

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Robert Whyte

Role: Health and Safety Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As our Health and Safety Officer, Rob works with other officers to ensure that health, safety and wellbeing concerns are acted upon and that employers take these issues seriously.

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Sam Everton

Role: Environment Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 01617947425

As our Environment Officer, Gale’s role is to ensure that we are working to tackle the Climate Emergency and improve Biodiversity

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Darrell Warner

Role: Membership Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As our Membership Officer, Darrell ensures we prioritise recruitment and retention, as part of our organising approach.

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Julia Mwaluke

Role: Black Members Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

Julia is employed as a Care Worker. Her role as Black Members Officer is to support Black members within UNISON and to ensure they have a voice within all our structures.

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Roxanne Bennett

Role: Black Members Officer

Email: office@salforcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

Roxanne’s role as Black Members Officer is to support Black members within UNISON and to ensure they have a voice within all our structures.

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Kerry Wade

Role: Women's Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

80% of UNISON members are women, but women are still under-represented throughout the union’s structures and many face discrimination and oppression in their lives. Kerry’s role is to ensure that the voice of women is heard in our branch and reflected in the work we do.

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Dot Tomkinson

Role: Disabled Members Officer

Email: office@salforcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

Dot’s role is to ensure that Disabled Members within our branch have their voices heard within the union and by their employers.

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Ryan Callaghan

Role: LGBT+ Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

UNISON has a proud record of fighting for the rights of the LGBT+ Community and Ryan’s role is to ensure that proud tradition continues within and beyond the workplace.

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Alexis Candland

Role: LGBT+ Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

UNISON has a proud record of fighting for the rights of the LGBT+ Community and Alexis’ role is to ensure that proud tradition continues within and beyond the workplace.

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Lotte Boumelha

Role: Young Members Officer & Labour Link Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As Young Members Officer, Lotte’s role is to support our Young Members and to try and find ways of increasing Young membership and engaging young workers in the activities of the branch.

As our Labour Link Officer, Lotte takes our policies and priorities into the Labour Party to try and ensure political support for our campaigns and other initiatives.

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Jane Black

Role: Retired Members Officer

Email: office@salfordcityunison.org.uk

Phone number: 0161 794 7425

As our Retired Members’ Officer, Jane’s role is to enable retired members of the branch to continue to be active in the union through the branch’s retired members’ section

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