At the outset (in May 1999) the Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) primarily drew support from a broad alliance of interest groups based in Northern Ireland. However, it soon recognised that men's health work needs to be tackled on an all-island basis, and efforts were made to expand the representation.
All of the current Management Committee give their input to MHFI in an unpaid capacity. Some are members of the Company's Board of Trustees (with full voting rights at meetings), while others act in an advisory capacity. Members are drawn from across the island of Ireland, and the committee is, currently, comprised of ...
Kevin Balanda, Director of Research, Institute of Public Health in Ireland, 5th Floor, Bishop's Square, Redmond's Hill, Dublin 2.
Lorcan Brennan, Men's Health Coordinator, Men's Development Network, 30 O'Connell Street, Waterford, Co. Waterford.
Karen Galway, Lecturer in Mental Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queenâ€™s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, BelfastÂ BT9 7BL.
Paul Gillen, Health Promotion Officer, Health Service Executive West, Health Promotion and Improvement, Floor 2, Clinical and Administration Block A, Merlin Park Hospital, Galway City, Co. Galway.
Sandra Gordon, Coordinator, Keeping Well Services, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland, 40-44 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast BT9 6DX.
Michael Lynch (MHFI Chairperson), Director of Services and Development, Men's Action Network, Lower Ground Floor, Old City Factory, 100 Patrick Street, Derry BT48 7EL.
Michael McKeon (MHFI Treasurer), Nursing Lecturer, Room H259, School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.
Finian Murray (MHFI Company Secretary), Menâ€™s Health Development Officer, Health Promotion and Improvement, Health Service Executive, Railway Street, Navan, Co. Meath.
Shane O'Donnell, Marie-Curie Early Stage Researcher, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL.
Paul Oâ€™Kane, Smoking Cessation Specialist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, 91 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB.
Gillian Prue, Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL.
Noel Richardson, Director of Menâ€™s Health Research and Training, Centre for Men's Health, Institute of Technology Carlow, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow.