Director - Glass Society of Ireland
From 2012 - 2017 I held a voluntary director’s position on the board of the GSoI. Most recently as the Vice-Chair, and formerly as Media and Communications Officer. I was part of a team which rebuilt the organisation as a dedicated national platform for promoting and connecting the Irish glass community at home and abroad.
Projects I was involved with during my tenure include the production of sector e-newsletters, management of the society's online platforms (website, blog, social media), the production of 3 printed publications and the delivery of the following events:
Orientate, international glass symposium, exhibtion and workshop programme, Cork 2013
Contours, international glass symposium, Dublin 2014
Siolsiú - international glass symposium, Dublin, 2015
Solas - A juried members exhibtion,. Toured Dublin, Limerick, Waterford and Cork 2015/16
'A GlassIE Gathering' - GSoI member's tour of Ulster Museum glass collection and networking afternoon. Belfast, April 2017.
Project Assistant for Roisin de Buitléir on 'Waterford the Glass City' workshops and conference. September 2015
A series of projects including two exhibitions, design workshops and a symposium celebrating the tradition, heritage and future of glass-making in Waterford. Part of Irish Design 2015.