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Declan Hughes
Declan Hughes has been a member of the ISPCC Board since 2014. Declan has worked in the technology industry for over 40 years and has spent the last 20 years running I.T. services companies.
Caroline Downey – President
Caroline Downey is the President of the ISPCC and was formerly a Board member. Caroline has been involved in many facets of the entertainment and music industry for the last 32 years.
Turlough Galvin – Chair
Turlough Galvin is a Partner at Matheson law firm, based in Dublin. He is head of the Tax practice and Structured Finance and Derivatives Group.
JP Donnelly
JP has been Chief Executive of Ogilvy Group Ireland at Ogilvy and Mather Group since 2003.  He has more than 30 years' experience in advertising
Mary Forde
Mary is a member of the International Protection Appeals Tribunal, which hears appeals from people applying for asylum or subsidiary protection in Ireland. 
Noel Kelly
Noel Kelly founded CMS Marketing in 2006, and is Managing Director.  He has been a member of the ISPCC Board since 2013.
Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly is Chief Executive of the Anne Sullivan Centre, and previously CEO of the International Adoption Association.
Donal Quinn – Hon. Treasurer
Donal is an accountant and is Chief Executive of a family investment office based in Dublin. Donal has a BA and HDipBS from University College Dublin and also studied International Business at Harvard University.
Paddy Barr
Paddy has over 25 years' international leadership experience in Operations, Supply Chain & Strategic Management, he has held senior roles in Ireland, the UK & the USA in the airline, FMCG & IT industry sectors.
Sally Goodwin
Sally Goodwin is Senior HR Business Partner for change programmes in Bank of Ireland. She has been a board member of the ISPCC since 2017.
Margie Roe, Interim Head of Childline
Margie Roe is the Interim Head of Childline, and has worked for the ISPCC since 1999. Margie has had various roles within the organisation prior to her current position.
Cliodhna O'Neill, Director of Policy and Communications
As Director of Policy and Communications Cliodhna is responsible for leading the ISPCC’s work on influencing government and public policy, seeking change to better protect children in Ireland and for the ISPCC’s communications and marketing.
Phil Irwin, Director of Finance & Corporate Services
Phil is the Director of Finance and Corporate Services and began working with the ISPCC as a volunteer with the Childline service in 1991, as part of the first group of Childline volunteers in the Limerick unit.
John Church, Chief Executive
John Church joined the ISPCC in August 2018 having spent the previous 13 years in the charity sector more recently as CEO of Age Action and also CEO of Arthritis Ireland. John brings a wealth of commercial and marketing experience to the organisation, having spent 16 years in the private sector.
Caroline O’Sullivan, Director of Services

Caroline is the ISPCC’s Director of Services , with responsibility for ensuring the provision of high quality, accessible child-centred services to children and families across the country.

Gill Waters, Director of Fundraising
Gill Waters joined the ISPCC as Director of Fundraising in April 2015, responsible for generating income from individuals, communities, companies, events, campaigns, trusts and foundations.   
Jennifer Hourigan
I work in the ISPCC’s fundraising team as Donor Care Coordinator. Fundraising is essential to the ISPCC as it makes up almost 80 per cent of the organisation’s income. I am responsible for the fundraising donor database and individual giving income.
Shellie Murnane
I’ve worked with the ISPCC since 2005, starting as a Childline Regional Supervisor in Limerick. I had previously volunteered with Childline and was then working in the UK and was keen to return, so this was a great opportunity.
Emma McCluskey, Interim Childline Regional Manager
Emma McCluskey has worked with the ISPCC for 11 years. She commenced in role as a staff call child facilitator, working on the front line taking calls from children, and moved to the role of national training and recruitment officer with her primary focus being on recruitment and training of volunteers at a national level.
Megan Sarl
"Childline holds a very special place in my life. I volunteer with Childline because I love being able to empower the children and young people that I get to talk to.
Sarah Hughes
Dublin-based psychology graduate Sarah Hughes has volunteered for the Childline Online service for seven years.
Monaghan CAC
The Monaghans Children's Advisory Committee has been in existence for over 15 years now and they pride themselves on focusing on local issues where they can make a direct impact, as well as feeding into national ISPCC policies.
South East Cavan CAC
The South East Cavan Children's Advisory Committee was established in 2017 to support the existence and progress of the Bounce Back Youth Service in Ballyjamesduff.
Cork CAC
The Cork Children's Advisory Committee is an extremely active chapter of the ISPCC's advisory body. The group provides valuable feedback on many aspects of the organisation's work.

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