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Board and Members

The SBNI is made up of an independent Chair, three non-executive directors and membership from the following:

  • Health and Social Care Board
  • Public Health Agency
  • Health and Social Care Trusts
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Probation Board of Northern Ireland
  • Youth Justice Agency
  • Education and Library Boards
  • District councils
  • National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
  • A designated nurse
  • Five representatives from the voluntary and community sectors
  • A GP who will be a member of the British Medical Association

The SBNI can also ask the DoH to approve the appointment of other Board members, if we conclude that these individuals or bodies would help us achieve our objective.

In the main, meetings of the Board are held in public. Minutes are published on the Resources section of the website once they are approved. However, any confidential matters are discussed in closed session, usually prior to the public section of the meeting.

The public SBNI Board meetings for 2016 are set out below:

  • Thursday 14 January 2016
  • Thursday 24 March 2016
  • Thursday 9 June 2016 (venue: Lagan Valley Island Centre)
  • Thursday 22nd September 2016 (venue TBC)
  • Thursday 15 December 2016 (venue TBC)

The public SBNI Board meetings for 2014/15 are set out below:

  • Tuesday 23 September 2014 (2.45pm tbc)
  • Thursday 27 November 2014
  • Thursday 26 February 2015
  • Thursday 26 March 2015
  • Tuesday 9 June 2015
  • Thursday 24 September 2015
  • Tuesday 15 December 2015

Members of the public intending to attend are advised to contact the SBNI office on 02890 690418 to confirm the time.