UNISON Northern Ireland

Down Education

Branch Contact Number
Kevin Hillick O7743101419
Melanie Wright 07966 614 896


Your Branch Annual General Meeting is the most important meeting of the year. It is your chance to have your say and to get involved.

  • Elect your representatives for another year
  • Have your say in important work matters
  • Hear what has been happening in the branch
  • Find out how you can become more involved

If you wish to stand for an elected position in your branch please complete the online branch nomination form below. Please note that all nominations must be seconded by two UNISON members. Alternatively, download the form using the icon and return it to us Freepost. To find out what is involved in each role within the branch - you can download the full post descriptions below. All AGM dates are noted on the attached AGM Newsletter for this year. 

Click here for further details on branch roles open for election.

Members of the UNISON Down Education Branch in Colin Youth Development Centre are volunteering their time to ensure young people in the West Belfast area eat well during lockdown.The Eat Well Live Well programme is an initiative set up by the EA Youth Service for young people registered with EA Youth Service aged 4-25 years who need access to a 5-day food box providing breakfast & lunch Monday-Friday. The programme is part of a safety net to the provision of free school meals during Covid-19.


Branch Committee


Branch Chair – Michael Baker
Branch Chair- Gina McDonald
Branch Secretary – Kevin Hillick
Branch Secretary – Fiona Barton
Joint Branch Treasurer – Debbie Nolan
Joint Branch Treasurer – Imelda Walker
Education Coordinator - Wendy Magee
Health & Safety Officer – George Hynds
Welfare Officer – Melanie Wright


Branch Facebook Page

UNISON Down Education Branch