The MACS Board is the core group of people who guide and direct the organisation.

They also ensure the organisation meet its legal and financial obligations. Positions on the Board are voluntary and unpaid.

  • Barry Smyth

    Barry Smyth, Co-chair

    Barry joined the MACS Board in 2017 and is currently the Operations Manager for the Alzheimer’s Society

  • Harriet Long

    Harriet Long, Co-chair

    Harriet joined the MACS Board in 2017 and currently works for PPR in Belfast, she is also an adoptive parent and foster carer.

  • Eve Brennan

    Eve Brennan (Youth Board Member)

    Eve is a Young Leader in Led By You. She began volunteering for Led By You in 2018 after having received support from MACS as a teenager. She has been involved in various projects, including: editing and designing MACS' annual report, fundraising for Muddy Paws, and leading research into the impact of racism on young people in Northern Ireland. Eve joined the MACS Board in September 2020 and is currently working as a software engineer while completing a degree in Digital Technology Solutions.

  • Stephen Green

    Stephen Green

    Stephen joined the MACS Board in 2020. He is an ACCA qualified accountant and the Financial Controller of Simply Nuc Limited. Stephen was the Finance Manager at Fold/Radius Housing Association for twelve years where he was a member of the Finance Committee and Audit & Risk Committee. He is also the treasurer for Kids in Control, a local professional theatre charity engaging with young people, and treasurer for North Down Cycling Club.

  • Brian Mccormick

    Brian McCormick

    Brian joined the MACS Board in April 2018. He is a counsellor/psychotherapist in private practice and is also experienced working within the public and voluntary sectors.

  • Liguori Dobbin

    Liguori Dobbin

    Liguori joined the MACS Board through Boardroom Apprentice in 2018. She is recently retired from four decades in financial services with experience in governance and regulation. Being an adoptive mum she has experience and understands the challenges of young people who have not had a fair chance.

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    Andrea McCooke

    Andrea joined the MACS Board in 2020.

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    Caroline King

    Caroline joined the MACS Board in 2020.

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    Eamon McCotter

    Eamon joined the MACS Board in 2020.

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    Joyce Agnew, Board Apprentice

    Joyce joined the MACS Board in 2019 as part of the Boardroom Apprentice Scheme. She became an official Board Member in September 2020.