Mairead has worked in health and social care since 1992. She was Chief Executive of Torbay & South Devon Foundation NHS Trust from 2015 to 2018, leading the integration of hospital and community services to establish the first integrated health and care system in England. Prior to that, Mairead was Chief Executive of Southern Health and Social Care Trust for six years, responsible for a budget of £550 million and 13,000 staff serving a population of around 400,000.
During her career Mairead has held a range of senior posts including Regional Director of Integrated Care and Treatment Services (2006) in the Department of Health and Social Services, and Director of Planning and Performance (2002 to 2006) for the Southern Health and Social Care Board.
Dr Alan Turtle
Alan Turtle was born in Randalstown Co. Antrim, he qualified in medicine from Queens University Belfast in 1976 and worked as a general medical practitioner in Richhill from 1980 to 2011. He has always taken a keen interest in village affairs, being the long standing Chairman of the Richhill Improvement Association and secretary of Richhill Buildings Preservation Trust. He is an active member of Portadown Male Voice Choir and its immediate past chairman, he is Chairman of the Niamh Louise Foundation in Dungannon, he is President of the Portadown Probus club and appears regularly on stage with College Hall Players based in Tynan.
Jacqui trained as a registered general nurse and worked in Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry prior to specialising in Learning Disability. She worked in Longstone Hospital 1980-1982 and Tower Hill Children’s Unit 1982-1989 before joining Craigavon/Banbridge Community Learning Disability Team, working as learning disability nurse, nurse team leader and care manager before retiring in 2010. Jacqui enjoys reading, films, card making and quality time with family, friends and dog.
Davy is one of the organisation’s founders and longest standing volunteers. Since our outset, he has offered his time and service to us, participating in many of the projects and services we offer. He lives in Craigavon with his wife Bernie and son Robert and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.
Susan is a retired youth worker having formerly worked for the Southern Education and Library Board for over 18 years. She has been involved in a number of voluntary organisations both locally and internationally and has a keen interest in the outdoors.
Barbara is a parent of a son with special needs. She joined incredABLE when her son started using the BIG Service. Barbara draws on her own experiences and provides a parent’s point of view
Peter joined incredABLE as a volunteer just before his retirement from 40 years in the Civil Service in 2016. Over the years he has become an integral member of the team and works across all projects. He provides an invaluable insight into volunteering for the organisation.