Meet the Directors

The MS Therapy Centre is governed by a Voluntary Board of Directors who bring their considerable expertise to the table ensuring that the Centre is run in an equatable and fair manner in accordance with Company Law

Pat Dolan Chairman of the Board

Pat Dolan (Chairman)

Pat has been Chairman of the MS Therapy Centre Board of Directors for the past 2 years. Prior to his retirement, he was Deputy CEO of the North Western Health Board and Area Manager in the HSE. He is currently Chair of Family Carers Ireland, Board Member of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and North West Hospice.
Paula Lahiff Company Secretary

Paula Lahiff (Company Secretary)

Paula has served as Company Secretary to the Board for the past three years. She comes from an occupational therapy/advocacy background from her work in mental health services, and more recently has been self-employed in the business sector, providing computer training and secretarial services. Her role includes making sure that all legal obligations of the Board have been carried out according to best practice. She also assists the Services Manager from a governance perspective on the management sub-committee.
Columb McBride Treasurer of the Board

Columb McBride (Treasurer)

Columb has a background in branch banking and has been associated with the MS Centre for over twenty years, first with the Fundraising Committee and then as a Director and Treasurer with responsibility for overseeing the bookkeeping and finances of the Company.
Seamus Dolan Director of the Board

Seamus Dolan (Director)

Seamus is a well-known Sligo businessman with a background in local politics and has been a Director of the MS Centre since 1995. He was involved in the set-up of the Centre and acted as Chairman and other officer roles during that time. In 2016 his role was as director with special responsibility to assist with Essential Seconds Charity Shops when needed.
Paschal Morrison Director MS NW Therapy Centre Sligo

Paschal Morrison (Director)

Paschal has a BA in Community Studies and was elected to the Board of Directors in 1997. He has special responsibility to assist the Fundraising Committee.
Rosaleen O'Grady Director of the Board

Rosaleen O’Grady (Director)

Rosaleen comes from a background in health. She is a former senior clinical nurse manager with HSE West. She has been a public representative since 1999. She was elected to the Board of the MS Centre in 2014 with special responsibility to assist Woodhaven Manager when needed.
Mary Henry Director of the Board

Mary Henry (Director)

Mary comes from a background in Occupational Therapy and was Physical and Sensory Disabilities Manager in HSE before her retirement. She was an integral part of the group that set up the MS Centre and was involved both in the original building and fundraising effort. More recently she coordinated the building of our supported holiday facility Woodhaven.
Geraldine Gordon Director of the Board

Geraldine Gordon (Director)

Geraldine has a background in banking and was elected as a Director 3 years ago. She acts as director with special responsibility for fundraising and has provided assistance to the fundraising committee in setting up and monitoring the MS Club Draw

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