Authority Members

The composition of the Authority (i.e. the board) is guided by the requirements of the National Disability Authority Act 1999, as amended by the Disability Act 2005. The Authority is appointed by the Minister for Justice and Equality and comprises a Chairperson and 12 Ordinary members.  The current board was appointed on in August 2018 and the 4 year term runs until July 2022.  Membership is as follows:

      • Ms. Helen Guinan (Chairperson)
      • Mr Brian Callanan
      • Dr Grainne Collins
      • Ms Aisling Glynn
      • Mr Damian Gordon
      • Ms. Martha Griffin
      • Mr Jack Kavanagh
      • Ms. Ruthann La Malfa
      • Ms. Teresa McDonnell
      • Dr Cathal Morgan
      • Ms. Deirdre O'Connor
      • Ms. Kathryn O’Donoghue
      • Dept Justice and Equality officer - nominee to be confirmed

Authority Secretary: Suzanne Lambe