Our Headquarters

Staff Team

A dedicated staff team that supports members with training, resources, administration, activities and supplies.

GBNI Staff Team   

If you would like to contact any of the below staff to ask any questions, or if you have any enquiries, comments or suggestions, please use their individual email addresses listed or alternatively call us on 02894548054.  Please email info@gbni.co.uk for any general enquiries.

Click here to view our organisational chart.
 

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GBNI National Secretary

Gail Clarke 

nationalsecretary@gbni.co.uk

Gail supports the GBNI Executive Team to fulfil its responsibilities in the governance of GBNI; whilst working with both the GBNI Executive and GBNI Teams to develop our services, programmes and activities that benefit GB members across Northern Ireland.

Gail is responsible for leading the GBHQ staff and overseeing Finance, HR and all operational matters of GBHQ and being the GBNI Deputy Child Protection Officer.

Management Team

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Training Manager

Martha Brennan

training@gbni.co.uk

Martha works alongside the Training Team to plan, source and deliver a variety of training to equip our new and existing volunteers. Martha also works alongside the DofE Team helping GB companies offer the worthwhile DofE Award Scheme to our girls.
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Finance Manager

Debbie Halliday

finance@gbni.co.uk

Debbie provides a comprehensive financial and book-keeping service for the organisation.  This involves supplier and customer invoices, bank payments and reconciliations, preparing quarterly and annual management reports, tax returns, payroll, expenses and mileage claims. 

 

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Shop Manager

Claire McCart

shopmanager@gbni.co.uk

Claire is responsible for the overall management of the GBNI shop and online service.  Claire's role includes sourcing all products for the shop, working closely with our suppliers, quality control and pricing, stock control, updating the online shop with new products each year and managing shop staff; alongside packing orders, counting stock, moving stock and measuring garments.

 

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Admin Team Leader

Leeanne Railton

adminteamleader@gbni.co.uk

Leeanne is responsible for ensuring a comprehensive administrative service is delivered across the organisation. With focus on health and safety, data protection and website management.

Office Team

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Programme Officer

Lesley Beare

spiritual@gbni.co.uk

Lesley works alongside the Spiritual Team to write and develop the annual Scripture Course and other spiritual resources eg. prayer spaces in a box and WALK WITH ME a new mentoring scheme. Lesley also organises the Creative Bible Teaching Workshops along with leaders’ worship events and prayer gatherings.
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Corporate services coordinator

Debra Gribbon

corporateservices@gbni.co.uk

Debra primarily assists in governance and HR duties, providing administrative support for the National Secretary and GBNI Executive Team and acting as PA for the GB President.  She also assists the Finance Manager.  Debra's role within HR includes drafting policies, staff training, holidays and sickness and any other tasks related to the staff team.
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Graphic Design Officer

Duane McCartney

design@gbni.co.uk

Duane works with all the departments and the membership in designing and producing  resources and other publications such as the annual Scripture Course, newsletters, annual report and publicity materials.  Duane also edits and produces media material such as podcasts, promotional videos etc. and take photographs and videos at GB events. 
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Queen's award coordinator and Programme Officer

Emma Ross

programme@gbni.co.uk
queensaward@gbni.co.uk

Emma works alongside the Queen’s Award Team supporting girls and their leaders as they undertake the elements of the Award programme.  Emma also facilitates the Programme Team to plan and develop different resources to support leaders in delivering all levels of badge work in GB.
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Events Officer and Youth Forum Coordinator

Emma Trueick

events@gbni.co.uk
youthforum@gbni.co.uk

Emma works alongside the Activities and PE Team to organise and develop GBNI competitions, and other non-competitive events.  Alongside supporting and working with our young leaders through the GBNI Youth Forum.
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Admin Officer

Ruth Wallace

admin@gbni.co.uk

Ruth is responsible for the overall social media campaign for GBNI and provides efficient administrative support to the membership and staff team.

Shop Team

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Shop supervisor

Margaret Megahey

customerservice@gbni.co.uk

Margaret's role entails serving and answering queries from the GB membership by email, phone and face-to-face.  Margaret also deals with online orders; liaise with suppliers with made-to-order items; passing invoices for payment; and helping to count and check new stock.
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Shop Assistant

Ann Fittis

Ann provides effective support to the membership through the processing of online orders, serving customers, stocktaking, alongside other duties.