Board of Directors
Dr Morton’s research interests include community engagement, participative research and in sustainable practice and policy solutions the intersection of substance use and violence and she has published widely on these topics. She is currently Programme Director of the UCD Diploma in Community Drug and Alcohol Work and the recently launched Professional Certificate in Women and Substance Use.
He is on the Board of Management and is Treasurer of St Philips School Mountview and Chairperson of the Finance Committee of St Brigid’s Parish Blanchardstown. Jim has a special interest in the provision of respite care to persons with an intellectual disability.
Emma has wide experience in brand and marketing optimisation, social media and content creation, digital transformation and business development.
Currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland and the Board of Vision Sport Ireland, Paul is a Chartered Accountant who runs his own distribution business specialising in telecommunications and lighting.
Paul joined St. Michael’s House as Financial Controller and was later appointed Chief Executive of the organisation. While Chief Executive of St. Michael’s House, services were extensively expanded particularly in the area of community based residential and respite care and operated in 170 locations throughout Dublin city and county.
Paul was Chairman of the Board of the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies and the Board of the Disability Federation of Ireland and previously sat on the Eastern Regional Health Authority and the boards of the Northern area health board and the Eastern area health board.
The nature of disability services in Ireland is changing and this will bring both opportunities and challenges for Enable Ireland and those who use our services. John is committed to guiding the organisation through the dual challenge of reduced funding and increase in demand for services and to working with our funders, the HSE, and in partnership with families and service users to continue to deliver high-quality disability services for children and adults in 14 counties across Ireland.
John joined Enable Ireland as Regional Director of Services in April 2005. Prior to joining Enable Ireland, John enjoyed a 23 year career in the Health Service Executive during which he filled a number of management roles across a wide range of Health and Social Services including IT; Child Care; Public & Environmental Health; Community Care; Births, Deaths & Marriages and Disability Services where he served as Director of Disability Services for HSE East.