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 Leo O’Reilly Our Lady and St Patrick’s College, Knock
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
  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
  Ian Noad Strathearn School 
  Dr Clare Ryan Lumen Christi College
  Mary Lou Winchborne  
Chief Executive Officer Nuala O’Neill  
Schools’ Support Officer Dr Helen McNally