Board of Directors

Bernie McConnell

Vice Chair
Bernie is the Senior Community Development Manager with Short Strand Community Forum for the past 30 years. Bernie has a strong interest in developing communities and assisting them in sustaining their development.

Rachael Davison

Board Member
Rachael is Centre Manager for Walkway Community Association.

Rev Mervyn Gibson

Mervyn is the Minister of Westbourne Presbyterian Church. Mervyn has a keen interest in promoting church and community links and improving community relations

Liz Olson

Board Member
Liz is a volunteer with Braniel Community Association and Greenway Womens Centre

Karen Purdy

Karen is the Manager of Bloomfield Community Association

Richard Williamson

Richard Williamson

Annie Cook

Board Member
Annie is an active volunteer with Age Concern East Belfast & Castlereagh (Independent)

Emma Shields

Board Member
Emma is Finance Manager with East Belfast Mission

Mervyn Cleland

Board Member
Mervyn is a member of Wisemen of The East Network and an active member of the East Belfast Men's Shed