Our structure

Better Streets for Birmingham is made up of a membership base and a committee. We have a constitution. You can join as a member online and it is free of charge.

General meetings

We hold open meetings on the first Monday of every month. They run from 6pm until 8pm at The Warehouse, 54-57 Allison Street, Birmingham, B5 5TH. There is good cycle parking provision.

You do not need to be a member of Better Streets for Birmingham to attend these meeting. Attendance is free of charge.

John Munro, one of our members, organises the dates and venue for our general meetings.


The committee sets the direction of the group and makes decisions about how it is run. Committee members are unpaid volunteers. Anyone can register interest in joining the committee by reaching out to a committee member.

There are 11 positions on the committee and roles last on a 1-year term basis. The most recent appointment was made on 27 October 2023. All roles next expire in March 2024.

Committee members

ChairMatthew MacDonald and Martin Price (role share)
Vice chairTahmeena Suhail
Website leadSush Kelly
SecretaryVacant from April, please contact the co-chairs if interested in this role
Press leadVacant
Area subgroup liaisonIssy Stephens
Social leadVacant
Outreach leadKirsten de Vos
Campaign leadVacant
Fundraising leadVacant
Without rolePaul Manzotti

Committee meetings

Committee meetings are held on the last Monday of every month, usually via Microsoft Teams.

Two non-committee members are welcome to join a committee meeting as an observer by letting the Secretary know in advance.

Upcoming meetings