Board of Trustees

Action Deaf Youth is overseen by a board of trustees with a range of skills and expertise. Our board members come from various backgrounds and sectors and bring to the organisation a wealth of experience in a diverse range of areas and industries. They include thought leaders in the fields of management, legal affairs, public relations and accountancy.


Current Board

Acting Chairperson/Legal & Policy Development Trustee – Denise Phillips LLB

Treasurer – Martina Taylor

Company Secretary – Michael Johnston

Public Relations Trustee – Salena Gamble

Trustee – Rosemary Magee

Trustee – Karen Sloan


Action Deaf Youth is always looking to recruit new members to the board especially those with expertise in human resources, legal affairs, marketing, business development, the social economy and deaf children and young people.

Should you be interested in joining our board please contact our Manager, Michael Johnston at Our next Annual General Meeting is on Thursday 30th November 2017, 6.30pm at the MAC, St Anne’s Square, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast. We will be electing a new Board of Trustees.