Our People –

Executive Director – Estelle Webb

Estelle has been seconded over to IACTO from her substantive post as General Manager at Kylemore CTC. Estelle has worked in the network for over 12 years having relocated from the U.K. where she worked for Northamptonshire Careers Service, initially as  Careers Officer and then as a HR Manager.  Estelle is a Chartered fellow of C.I.P.D and holds a Masters of Business Studies qualification in Human Resource Strategies.

HR Administrator – Siubhan Rumling
Siubhan began working with the organisation in 2000 and provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Board of IACTO. Siubhan is also the Health and Safety Officer of IACTO. Siubhan brings a breadth of experience to her role gained prior to joining IACTO including customer focus and organisational skills.  Siubhan is a CIPD Associate member and has a Certificate and Diploma in HR Management Practice.

IACTO Board Profile

Guss O’Connell – Chairperson
Guss is the current Chairperson of IACTO.  He was elected to the Board of IACTO in May 2010. Guss has had many years experience with young people. He was the Department of Education Co-ordinator of YOUTHREACH from 1998 – 2006. He has also helped to set up of Blanchardstown CTC of which he is now a board member.

John Lonergan – Vice Chairperson
John is the Vice Chairperson of IACTO. He is also a board member of Clonmel CTC.  He is an ex member of  An Garda Siochana and an ex Garda Juvenile Officer. John has always encouraged young people to pursue some form of education and training.  John has a keen interest in all sport and is currently a GAA Referee Administrator with Tipperary County Board.

Noreen Hegarty – Secretary
Noreen is a new board member of IACTO elected in May 2009. Noreen is also on the board of Blackpool Community Training Centre in Cork. Noreen is a General Manager of Northside Community Enterprises Ltd which offers 300 community employment participants work experience and supported work placements. She is also a director of Safe Energy Systems Ltd, NCE Insulations Ltd and Thermosnug Ltd.

Frank Donnelly – Treasurer
Frank is the Chairperson of Carlow CTC and was elected to the IACTO board in May 2010. Frank has a technical background with 34 years experience in private industry and supervision, culminating in Human Resource Management. Frank also has a Diploma in Life and Business Coaching.

George Flynn
George Flynn is a former Chairperson of IACTO.  George is also on the board of Kylemore Community Training Centre where he has been a Board member for seventeen years and also had a successful career with AIB Bank spanning over thirty years.

John Wall
John Wall, is a former Vice Chairperson of IACTO, is also a board member of Tralee Community Training Centre, current Lord Mayor of Tralee and is a member of Tralee Town Council.

Michael Heaney
Michael stepped down as IACTO Chairperson in 2016. He is Chairperson of Galway Community Training Centre and a Garda Juvenile Liaison Officer.

John Butler
John is a board member from Athlone CTC he is also a former employee of Irish Rail.

Noel Bridgeman
Noel is a board member of Mayfield CTC.  He is retired from the hotel industry where he worked as a Executive Head Chef for 35 years. He is a member of the Mayfield Church Financial team. Noel joined the board of IACTO in April 2013.

Michael Glennon
Michael is an ex secondary school teacher who brings great insight to education and working with young people.   Michael is the Enterprise Co-ordinator with the Sligo Leader Partnership and the Chairperson of  Sligo CTC. He is also a board member of Youth Reach Sligo and joined the Board of IACTO in April 2013.

Mary Kearney
Mary joined IACTO in 2016.  She is the current chairperson of Kylemore CTC.

John Nolan
John joined IACTO in 2017. He is the current Chairperson of Kilkenny Employment for Youth.