The BIMHN Committee

The committee of the Bristol Independent Mental Health Network is responsible for the running of the branch. Each committee member holds the position for one year, and each position is up for election at BIMHN’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Committee positions are voluntary. Details of the role descriptions for each position are linked below.

If you would like to get in touch with the committee generally, or with any one committee member, contact us.

We are currently seeking a Co-Chair of Meetings, and an Events Officer.

The Chair of Meetings of BIMHN facilitates our monthly meetings and chairs committee meetings, and supports the committee and branch in its work. Chairs of Meetings


Representation & Accountability Officer


The Representation and Accountability Officer ensures that BIMHN as an organisation, and its work, is representative of its membership. They work to identify concerns within the membership and how the branch can seek to address them.

Part of the Membership and Engagement Officer’s role is to network with other local groups and organisations to increase BIMHN’s membership, and keep BIMHN’s work and activity as visible as possible. Membership & Engagement Officer



Interested in joining the committee?

Elections to each position are held annually at the branch’s AGM. Please find linked below the role descriptions for each position. Each position may be held as a job-share.

Additionally, BIMHN is a branch of the Independent Mental Health Network. The holders of each role would be expected to adhere to the Expectations of Officers & Representatives of IMHN/BIMHN.