Appointments to the Board of the Youth Council for Northern Ireland (YCNI)


The Department of Education (DE) has announced that it is extending the appointment term for the Board members of the Youth Council for Northern Ireland (YCNI).

Máire Young OBE (Chair), Herbert Faulkner OBE (Vice-Chair) and Anne-Marie McClure MBE (member) were originally appointed on 13 May 2000.  Derek Capper (member) was appointed on 11 June 2003.  Hugh Campbell (member) and June Trimble MBE (member) were appointed on 9 February 2015.  The term of all appointments has been extended until 31 March 2019.

Appointments to the Board of the Youth Council for Northern Ireland (YCNI)All Board members bring a wealth of experience of working in or with the voluntary and community sector, particularly the youth sector.  They also have experience of contributing to strategic direction and planning in an organisation and the ability to apply a high standard of accountability, corporate governance and risk management in an organisation.

None of the appointees holds any other Ministerial public appointments or have carried out any political activity in the last five years.