June Butler, Gerry McCurdy and Alan O’Neill have been appointed new members, with the appointments commencing on April 1 2020 for a three year period.
Additionally, Sheila McClelland (Chair), Mick McAteer (Deputy Chair), Noyona Chundur, Lynne Crowther, Sinead Furey and Joan Martin have been reappointed to the CCNI Board, also from April 1 2020, for a further three years.
Commenting on the appointments, Diane Dodds said: “The new members are joining the Board of the Consumer Council at a very challenging time for all consumers.
“Their extensive experience and the skills and talents they will bring to their roles will be of undoubted value to the Council as it pursues its aims of championing and safeguarding the interests of consumers in Northern Ireland.”
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The Minister added: “I wish all of the new members, those being reappointed and the CCNI Board every success in the important work that lies ahead.”
The appointments have been made in accordance with the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments for Northern Ireland.
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