Inclusion Ireland Board of Directors 2018-2019
Lorraine Dempsey is the Chairperson of Inclusion Ireland and has been a Board member since June 2013.
Lorraine is a member of the Special Needs Parents Association’s National Executive Committee and is that
organisation’s Volunteer Parent Liaison for Wicklow/Wexford.
David Quinn has been a Board member since September 2014 and is Secretary to the Board.
David is an engineer and managing Director of Pascal Software Ltd.
Martin Rowan has been a member of Inclusion Ireland’s Board since September 2014.
Martin is a self-advocate, referee and public speaker.
Martin is the former Chair of the Self-Advocacy Sub-Committee and he is still a member of that group.
Joe Mason joined the board of Inclusion Ireland in September 2014.
Joe is the CEO of WALK, an organisation that works with people with disabilities on employment, training and community living.
Stephen Kealy has been a Board member since May 2015 and is a former Chairperson of Inclusion Ireland.
Stephen is a clinical psychologist and is a former editor of Frontline magazine.
Francis Coughlan has been a member of Inclusion Ireland’s board since May 2015.
Francis is the CEO of SOS Kilkenny, a service for people with an intellectual disability.
David Girvan has been an Inclusion Ireland Board member since May 2015.
David is a parent of a person with disabilities and he is a disability campaigner.
Brian Delahunty has been a member of Inclusion Ireland’s Board since June 2016.
Brian is Head of Product and Business Development with Barclay’s Bank.
Sarah Jane Lavin joined the board of Inclusion Ireland in 2018.
Sarah Jane is a self-advocate and is the Chairperson of Inclusion Ireland’s Self-Advocacy Sub-Committee.
David Fraughan joined the Inclusion Ireland Board in 2018.
David is a self-advocate and the Munster representative of the Steering Committee of the National Platform of Self-Advocates.
David was nominated to the Board by the National Platform of Self-Advocates.
Marian McNamara joined the Inclusion Ireland Board in 2018.
Marian previously worked as the Associate Client Director for AIB bank and is the Chair of the Inclusion Ireland Finance and Governance Committee
Angela Locke Reilly joined Inclusion Ireland's Board in 2018
Aisling McNiffe joined the Board of Directors in 2018.
Aisling is a parent and full-time carer of a child with a severe/profound disability. She is a campaigner, advocate and fundraiser for those with no voice.