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Colin Sure Start, Belfast

Management Committee


The Sure Start Management Committee is the main driver of the Sure Start project as a commissioned service, having responsibility for the project’s governance and oversight of its operational management. The Committee is responsible for ensuring the achievement of Sure Start aims and objectives at a local level, and for the financial probity of the project, being corporately accountable to the Childcare Partnerships.

Current Management Committee members:

  • Chair - Theresa Brady, Ionad na Fuiseoige
  • Vice-Chair - Diarmuid Moore, Early Years the Organisation
  • Treasurer - Carla Fraser, P A Duffy Solicitors
  • Secretary - Judith Searle, Barnardos
  • Member - Florence Davidson, Education
  • Member - David Simpson, Colin Neighborhood Partnership
  • Member - Gerry Heery, Social Work
  • Member - Sarah Grant-Jones, Action Mental Health
  • Member - Lisa McClean, Footprints Women's Centre
  • Member - Claire LeMahieu, Good Shepherd Nursery School
  • Advisor - Lynda Vladeanu, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust