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

Authority Secretary: Suzanne Lambe