BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dara Community Living is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board meet at least 6 times each year and is made up of family members, community members and people with experience in managing disability services. You can contact the Board by emailing chair@daracommunityliving.ie.

The membership of the Board is as follows:

Gerry joined the Board in 2018 and has an extensive financial back ground. Gerry is Chair of Dara Board and is a member of Dara Finance committee.
Yvonne is Patron and Co-Founder of Dara had has been a member of the Board since incorporation in August 2002. Yvonne was previous CEO of Dara and has been involved in many disability organisations including Inclusion Ireland over the last 26 years.
Josephine joined the Board in 2013 and has extensive disability sector experience and background. Josephine is Vice Chair and is a member of the Quality Safety & Risk Committee.
Hilda Joined the Board in 2020 and has an extensive legal background. Hilda Clare is Company Secretary and member of the finance committee.
Mary has a daughter with an intellectual disability and has been a parent representative Board member for the respite service since 2018.
Lynda joined the Board in 2020 and has an extensive background in lecturing, training and business and is a member of the Quality Safety & Risk Committee.
Tim joined the Board in 2020 and has an extensive financial background. Tim is a member of the Board finance committee.
Ursula joined the Board in 2020 and is a HSE Business Manager with extensive sectorial experience.
Damien joined the Board in 2020 and has a military and HR background.
We currently have Board vacancies and are looking to recruit people who have a desire to lead, inspire and bring about change in an increasing need for individualised services for people whose desire is to lead ordinary lives, in ordinary places, doing ordinary things. If interested please contact Carol O’Donnell at carol@daracommunityliving.ie