The Board of Northside Partnership is the overall governance agent for Preparing for Life.

A Sub-Committee of this board under the chairmanship of John Carr, ex-INTO General Secretary, guides the ongoing delivery and management of Preparing for Life on behalf of the Northside Partnership Board. 

  • John Carr – Chairperson (former INTO General Secretary) and Northside Partnership Board Member
  • Paul Rogers – CEO, Northside Partnership
  • Emma Byrne-MacNamee – Manager, Preparing for Life
  • Suzanne Phelan – Independent Child Welfare Consultant (Vice Chairperson)
  • Liam O Dalaigh – Director of Services, Daughters of Charity Child & Family Services
  • Sheila Marshall – Local Area Health Manager, HSE Coolock and Northside Partnership Board Member
  • Cllr. Larry O’Toole – Northside Partnership Board Member
  • Gráinne Power – Principal, St Francis JNS, Priorswood
  • Professor Noirin Hayes - Early Years Expert
  • Grace Cathcart - Director of Speech and Language Services, HSE
  • Mary McDermott - Director of Public Health Nursing Services, HSE
  • Helen Coyne - Assistant Director of Public Health Nursing Services, HSE
  • Pamela Meates - Finance Manager, Northside Partnership



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