The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has welcomed the appointment of Ray Hall to their Board, announced (11/08/2021) by the Department for Communities.
Mr Hall held the post as Head of Audit, Risk and Governance service in Cookstown District Council up to Local Government Reform in 2015 and had direct responsibility for health and safety, internal audit, and risk management.
In 2015 on the formation of Mid Ulster District Council he was appointed as Corporate Risk and Safety Manager. Since 2018 he has been employed as the Southern Emergency Preparedness Group Resilience Manager. He has a long-standing interest in traditional music of all genres and has been the Chairman of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (Northern Ireland Branch) since 2012. He does not hold any other public appointments and has not undertaken any political activity in the last five years. The appointment is with effect from 1 Sept 2021 to 31 Aug 2025.