Change Makers is governed by the Project Steering Group which reports progress into the Inishowen Development Partnership (the lead partner) Board of Management.  The project also reports to our funder, Irish Aid, on an annual basis, aligned to the Performance Management Framework of the Irish Aid Development Education Strategy 2017 – 2023. The Project Steering Group membership includes representatives from each partner organisation.

Steering Group Members.

Inishowen Development Partnership: Shauna McClenaghan, Joint CEO, Denise McCool, Community Development Education Officer

Donegal Education and Training Board: Catherine Friel, Community Education Facilitator

Self Help Arica: Dorothy Jacob, Development Education Coordinator

Michael Doorly, Head of Active Citizenship at Concern Worldwide also supports the Steering Group in an advisory capacity

The project has a part-time Project Coordinator, Kate Wilkinson, who is responsible for the daily management of the project, supported by the Steering Group and the facilitators.


Change Makers Facilitator Panel

We currently have 12 facilitators from across the County supporting Change Makers with their Development Education experience and expertise.

  1. Joanne Butler
  2. Danielle Bonner
  3. Grainne O’Neill
  4. Patsy Toland
  5. Julie Griffiths
  6. Sharon Porter
  7. Grainne Uí Dhomhnaill
  8. Kate O’Callaghan
  9. Annette Patton
  10. Francine Blache Breen
  11. Nolunga Shologu
  12. Aoife Valley

For further information please contact Kate on

Occasionally, we will also invite other Development Education experts to work with us project events and activities.