Governance and Management

We are the only national organisation for multiple sclerosis in Ireland. We are governed by a Board of Directors comprised of people with MS, business and medical persons. The Board is advised by a number of committees and is responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of the charity. The Board's decisions are put into effect by the Chief Executive and the Senior Management Team through the various departments in the organisation.

Board of Directors

Ms. Marcella Flood, Chairperson (Elected 30.11.2013) 
Mr. Maurice O' Connor, Deputy Chairperson (Elected 26.9.2015)
Mr. Robin Bradley (Elected 24.09.2016)
Ms. Noelle Burke (Elected 24.09.2016)
Mr. Thomas Cronin, Council Rep (Elected 13.09.2014)
Dr. Edwina Dunne (Co-opted 3.02.2018)
Ms. Jacinta Kelly (Elected 23.9.2017) 
Mr. Eugene Kearney (Elected 23.9.2017)
Mr. Ian MacDougald (Elected 24.09.2016)
Mr. Rory Mulcahy SC (Elected 26/09/2015)
Mr. Martin Power (Elected 23.9.2017) 
Ms. Mary Sheahan Lonergan (Appointed 26.09.2015)
Mr. Paddy Stronge (Elected 27.9.2009)
Ms. Anne Restan, Council Rep (Appointed 24.09.2016)

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee oversee the arrangements for service contracts of the Chief Executive and staff who report directly to the Chief Executive.

Martin Nolan (Chairperson) 
Noelle Burke 
Marcella Flood  
Maurice O’Connor

Staff: Ava Battles

Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Martin Nolan (Chairperson) 
Robin Bradley 
Marcella Flood
Rory Mulcahy 
Sean Murphy 
Martin Power 
Paddy Stronge 

Staff: Ava Battles and Memory Chipere

Our CEO and Senior Management Team 

Ava Battles: Chief  Executive
Memory Chipere: Financial Accountant 
Olga Estridge: Services Manager
Aidan Larkin: Services Development Manager 

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