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The Board

The Northern Ireland Museums Council is a company limited by with charitable status. We are a membership body, and our members support and inform what we do. The Council operates as a Non-Departmental Public Body through the Department for Communities

Our work is driven forward by the Board of Directors, which is made up of members and representative from various bodies comprising: nominees of the Minister for Communities, representatives from the local authority museums in Northern Ireland, the National Museums Northern Ireland, members of local authorities in Northern Ireland, a nominee of the universities in Northern Ireland, and representatives of the independent and service museums. Additional members of the Board are co-opted.

 

 

  • Profressor Elizabeth Crooke

    Chair - Co-opted to Board

  • Mr Neil Armstrong

    Nominated by the independent and service museums - The Inniskillings Museum

  • Mr Ben Crothers

    Nominated by Queen's University

  • Councillor Colin Kennedy

    Nominated by the District Councils which provide Accredited Museums - Ards and North Down Council

  • Councillor Janet Gray

    Nominated by the District Councils which provide Accredited Museums - Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council

  • Councillor Robert Burgess

    Nominated by the District Councils which provide Accredited Museums - Down District Council

  • Ms Jayne Clarke

    Nominated by the Northern Ireland Regional Curators Group - Mid-Antrim Museum

  • Dr Riann Coulter

    Nominated by the Northern Ireland Regional Curators Group - F.E. McWilliams Gallery & Studio

  • Ms Roisin Doherty

    Nominated by the Northern Ireland Regional Curators Group - Derry Museum and Visitor Service

  • Mr Roddy Hegarty

    Nominated by the Minister of Culture, Arts & Leisure

  • Mr Robin Morton

    Nominated by the Minister of Culture, Arts & Leisure

  • Mr Clifford Harkness

    Nominated by National Museums Northern Ireland