Patricia Carey New Chair of BeLonG To

29th January 2024

Posted In: Be In The Frame

BeLonG To recently announced that Patricia Carey (she/her) has been selected as the new Chair of BeLonG To – LGBTQ+ Youth Ireland.

As a lesbian woman, longtime activist and founding Board Member of Outhouse, Patricia knows the importance of championing LGBTQ+ rights. She brings with her over 30 years’ experience in the public service and not-for-profit sector. Most recently Patricia held the role as CEO of the Adoption Authority of Ireland for 9 years, following 13 years as Director of Services for St Vincent De Paul charity and a long career with many not-for-profit organisations both as a volunteer and in senior staff roles. Patricia is currently Chairperson of Loreto College Crumlin’s Board of Management.

Moninne Griffith, CEO of Belong to said: “As we celebrate this announcement, I want to thank our outgoing Chair, Dominic Hannigan (he/him), and the Board Members who have so generously dedicated their expertise and passion to Belong To over the years.”

BeLonG To is currently looking for motivated and committed individuals who share the Charity’s values and bring relevant and recent experience and expertise at a strategic level. You can find out more here.