The GBA Executive Committee operates in a voluntary capacity for a three year term. Committee members are drawn from the Boards of Governors of their constituent schools and meet on a voluntary basis every 4-6 weeks.

Co-opted members are added as and when required, bringing additional professional skills, experience and expertise to the work of the board.

The officers of the Executive including the Chair (serving two years) Vice-Chairs (incoming and outgoing) and Treasurer, is advised and serviced by a Director who also performs the day-to-day functions of the organisation.

Chairperson Jacqueline Weir Belfast Royal Academy
Vice Chairperson Ian Noad Strathearn School
Vice Chairperson Terry McDaid Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School
Treasurer Teresa Campbell
Members Stephen Black Ballymena Academy
Professor John Gillespie Dalriada School
Stephen Gowdy Royal Belfast Academical Institution
Margrit Grey Friend’s School
Ronnie Hassard Campbell College
Ian Henderson Bangor Grammar School
Sir Gerry Loughran St Malachy’s College
Dermot Mullan
Scott Naismith Methodist College Belfast
Vincent O’Connell St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena
Leo O’Reilly Our Lady and St Patrick’s College, Knock
Dr Clare Ryan Lumen Christi College
Mary Lou Winchborne
Chief Executive Officer Nuala O’Neill
Schools’ Support Officer Dr Helen McNally