BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Pat Harvey: Chairman

Pat in his former CEO of the North Western Health Board. It was in this position in 2004 that he spearheaded the establishment of the North West Alcohol Forum which in 2007 became the Alcohol Forum. Pat is currently a management consultant working in various health care projects and more recently in the higher education sector also. Pat has held a number of national positions in areas such as, policy development, HR , and Partnership, and most recently was independent chairman of the Health Sector Implementation Body associated with the Public Sector (Croke Park ) agreement.

Shauna McClenaghan:  Secretary

Shauna is Joint manager for the Inishowen Development Partnership, an integrated local development company that has successfully delivered rural development and social inclusion programs in Donegal since 1996. Shauna is chairperson of the Audit Committee.

Dr Paul Stewart

Paul is a GP in North West Donegal and Director of Specialist training in General Practice in Donegal.

Mary Hough

Mary is the Director of Sligo Education Centre, which provides support to teachers and the wider education community in Sligo and surrounding areas.

Janet Gaynor

Assistant Health promotion officer HSE, Janet has extensive experience in the public health area particular in the area of youth and education.

Dr David Gunn

David is a Consultant psychiatrist formerly based in Sligo/Leitrim Mental Health Services.

Lorraine Thompson

Lorraine is the Regional Director of Donegal Youth Service, a countywide youth service with over 30 affiliated youth clubs and projects that provide drop-in facilities, programmes and services to young people all over Donegal. Lorraine is a member of the Alcohol Forum Audit Committee.

Billy Bennett

Billy is the Registrar of Letterkenny Institute of Technology and brings to the board a wide range of experience in education , governance and business.

Anne Burke

Anne Burke is the Head of the Department of Law and Humanities at Letterkenny Institute of Technology . Anne is a member of the Alcohol Forum Audit committee.

SPECIAL ADVISORS TO THE BOARD

Denis Bradley

Founder member of Northlands Alcohol and Drugs Counselling Centre.

Moira Mills

Former manager of the HSE Drugs and Alcohol Service Donegal.

Eamon O Kane

Derry Healthy Cities.

Superintendent Michael Finan

Represents the input of the Garda to the Forum.