Women’s Aid ABCLN

Women’s Aid Antrim, Ballymena, Carrickfergus, Larne and Newtownabbey is a charity registered with  The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland – NIC105905 and a company limited by guarantee – NI054434.

Management Board 

Women’s Aid ABCLN is governed by a voluntary Management Board which is responsible for strategic planning and decision making, financial governance and probity, and has employment responsibility for all staff.

  • Jenna Boyce
  • Jackie Fisher
  • Janice Hagan
  • Lisa Harris
  • Anne McAllister – Chair
  • Valerie Morris

Members of the Management Board are proposed at the Annual General Meeting. Office bearers are elected at the first Management Board meeting following the Annual General Meeting. Board members receive specialist training to assist them to fulfill their roles in relation to governance of the organisation.

Senior Management

The day-to-day management and operation of the organisation is carried out by a staff team, led by the CEO and Management Team who report  to the Management Board.

  • CEO – Rosemary Magill
  • Area Manager – Fran O’Boyle
  • Finance Manager – Karen McConkey
  • Communications Manager – Arlene Creighton

Articles of Association

Women’s Aid ABCLN is governed by Memorandum and Articles of Association  Articles of Association

Annual Reports


Women’s Aid ABCLN is affiliated to Women’s Aid Federation NI which co-ordinates the Women’s Aid Forum that meets on a monthly basis to discuss issues affecting all Women’s Aid groups across Northern Ireland.


Women’s Aid ABCLN has been awarded the Investors in People Silver accreditation demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to realising the potential of staff and volunteers.


Women’s Aid ABCLN is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and committed to following the Code of Fundraising Practice.