Jude McCann Chief Executive
Jude McCann Chief Executive

Jude is responsible for the overall management of the organisation including fundraising, financial management, monitoring, reporting, day-to-day management, advising the Board and governance.

Deborah Gavin Volunteer and Helpline Co-ordinator / Office Manager
Deborah Gavin Volunteer and Helpline Co-ordinator

Deborah provides day-to-day support to the volunteers and co-ordinates all aspects of the helpline such as volunteer rotas and data recording. She also provides administrative support to the organisation.

Melissa Wylie Outreach and Promotion Officer
Melissa Wylie Programmes Officer

Melissa is tasked with co-ordinating our busy programme of outreach activity. She also undertakes PR activities such as press releases, mailouts and liaison with rural service providers to raise awareness of our work.

Clodagh Crowe On Farm Business Support Coordinator
Clodagh Crowe Farm Business Support Service Co-ordinator

Clodagh manages the day-to-day operations of the organisation’s farm business support service.  Clodagh promotes and co-ordinates the initiative across the region.

Aoibeann Walsh Social Farming Service Coordinator
Aoibeann Walsh Social Farming Service Co-ordinator

Aoibeann will further develop the network of providers and users and provide opportunities for individuals to avail of and benefit from Social Farming activities.

Kerri Hughes
Kerri Hughes Research and Programmes Assistant

Kerri has been tasked with co-ordinating and conducting research examining farmers’ mental health and resilience.  Kerri also assists with the core work of the organisation.