The details provided here are for DE Departmental Board & Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) members only.
Derek Baker, Permanent Secretary, DE
Mr Baker has a brother-in-law who is a member of the Board of Governors at Down High School, Downpatrick. He has a child currently attending Sullivan Upper School, Holywood.
Fiona Hepper, Deputy Secretary, DE
Mrs Hepper has a sister-in-law who is a teacher.
Lianne Patterson, Deputy Secretary, DE
Mrs Patterson's children attend Belfast High School.
Noelle Buick, Chief Inspector, ETI
John Smith, Deputy Secretary, DE
Sarah Wilson, NICS HR Business Partner
Ms Wilson has a sister who is a Primary School Headteacher, a brother who is an EA employee and a sister in law who is a classroom assistant.
Gary Fair, Finance Director, DE
Mr Fair's wife is a supply teacher. At present this does not represent any conflict of interest, although he will keep this under review and advise the Board if a perceived or actual conflict of interest arises in the future.
Fiona Keenan, Independent Board Member - DE Board and Member of DE Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
Joan McEwan, Independent Board Member - DE Board and Member of DE Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
Mrs McEwan has two children attending Sullivan Upper Prep Department. Mrs McEwan's sister is an independent contractor (employed by SIB) currently working as a recruitment specialist in the HR directorate of the EA.
Gavin Patrick, Member of DE Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
Judith Andrews, Member of DE Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
Last checked 21 May 2019 - Derek Baker