Community Arts Partnership’s Board of Directors – 2023

Conor Shields – Company Director

CEO in charge of all operations.

Sean McCannDirector/Chairperson

A solicitor at McCann & McCann, Sean has been a practicing solicitor for many years in Belfast and has a passion for traditional folk arts, particularly music.

Karen McFarlane – Director/Vice-chairperson

Karen is Manager of Partisan Productions and Co-ordinator of Theatre Lab, a partnership between Partisan Productions and Ballynafeigh Community Development Association. Karen has extensive experience in community development and community relations.

Phillip Cambpell – Director

Philip is employed Down Community Arts as director of that programme and has a long association with various aspects of community development.

New members are being actively recruited.

Martin LynchPatron

Artistic Director of Green Shoot Productions –  a founding member of New Belfast Community Arts Initiative and celebrated local playwright, Martin is a champion and advocate of community arts especially in the dramatic arts.

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.