CO3 has a strong governance framework which strives to promote excellence within the organisation. Their role is to make key decisions, establish the budget and monitor performance to improve our services.
Our Board members come from a diverse range of backgrounds and bring a range of expertise to their roles.
CO3's Board is currently made up of:
Kerry Anthony, CEO, Depaul Ireland (Chair)
Patrick Minne, Northern Ireland Manager, Charity Bank (Treasurer)
Karen Collins, Director, New Life Counselling
Kate Fleck, Director, Arthritis Care
Paula Jennings, CEO, Stepping Stones
Kate Laverty, Manager, Colin Community Counselling
Jacinta Linden, Director, SPACE NI
Anne-Marie McClure, CEO, Start360
Andrew McCracken, CEO, Community Foundation NI
Lauri McCusker, Director, Fermanagh Trust
Celine McStravick, Director, National Children's Bureau NI
International Advisor to CO3
CO3 is delighted to have Dr John Brothers as their international advisor. John has worked closely with CO3 since 2012 when he came to speak at our conference. John has since provided training for our Interim Executives as well as advising CO3, providing support, advice and avenues for possible funding. John has continued to contribute to CO3 providing other masterclasses dealing with succession planning as well as how to assess an organisations capacity.
In his new voluntary role with CO3, John will:
- Provide CO3 with international perspectives based on research and best practice from the USA and other countries.
- Advise CO3 on executive leadership, third sector effectiveness, sustainability and assisting organisations in both organisational growth and decline.
- Collaborate with CO3 in the development of new models, processes and programmes to enhance third sector leadership in Northern Ireland
- Advise CO3 on the effective delivery of its charitable objectives.
We are delighted to have John on board with us in CO3 and to continue our working relationship with him.
Read more about John here.