Governance

Life Connections CLG is a not-for-profit, for Impact micro Social Enterprise and any profits generated are re-invested into the Company for the purpose of creating an Ireland where Young People and Adults can have healthy conversations about Relationships and Sexuality. Life Connections CLG is not a charity.

Life Connections CLG – Directors serve on the Board in a voluntary capacity. This means they are not paid and nor do they receive any benefits.

Life Connections Company Limited by Guarantee
3 Slí Na Beatha, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary E53 FV04

Registered in Dublin, Ireland Company Number 640389

Directors: Van Geraghty, Brenda Ainsworth, Fiona Chadwick, Deirdre Lyons, Katherine Kennedy, Peter Couchman (UK)

Van Geraghty – Director and Chairperson

Based in the Midlands Van manages the regional operation and development of KomSec Limited. Part Qualified Company Secretary administrating a wide range of company secretarial services for clients, she also provides advice on company secretarial practice and compliance. She is enthused by the vision and mission of Life Connections and is committed to support the development of this social enterprise.
Brenda Ainsworth – Director and Treasurer

With over 25 years’ experience working at management level in Public Services, Brenda has worked in numerous roles including community services, HR training, Health and Safety and customer service. Currently working as an independent trainer, coach and facilitator, she is a firm believer in the value of lifelong learning. She has acquired qualifications in Information Science, Management, Coaching and Communications, and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience in her role in training and development.
Peter Couchman – Director

Having spent most of his working life in the co-operative movement, including heading the Plunkett Foundation in the UK, which supported rural co-operatives, Peter is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. In recent years Peter moved to North Tipperary and he is now an organic farmer at Rocker Organic Farm.
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Deirdre Lyons – Director

Deirdre Lyons has a background in law, and worked for 10 years in tax and financial planning.
More recently, she has worked with start-ups in an advisory and executive capacity. 
She is now the founder of her own online learning company, Examfly.
Fiona Chadwick – Director

Fiona has over 14 years experience in the childcare sector, including running her own childcare business.
She is a certified Executive & Life Coach, currently working with clients to help and support them with many aspects of life including self confidence & career change.She is registered with the International Coaching Federation and works to their standards and ethics.  She is passionate about working with people to make positive change in their life.