Board of Directors

Bernie McConnell

Vice Chair
Bernie is the Senior Community Development Manager with Short Strand Community Forum for the past 33 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 is a retired Civil Servant. Prior to retirement Richard was East Belfast Area Manager for NIHE

Annie Cook

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