Governing Council

Governing Council

The body charged with the oversight of the Theological Institute of the Church of Ireland is the Governing Council. The full details regarding the agreed governance arrangements for the institute can be seen here.

The following are the members confirmed at this point .

The full members of the Governing Council appointed by the House of Bishops are:

Michael Jackson The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson,
MA, PhD, DPhil (Chair)

Archbbishop of Dublin
Alan Abernethy
The Right Revd John McDowell,
Bishop of Clogher

Rt Revd Alan Abernethy, Bishop of Connor (House of Bishops)

Geoffrey Perin
Mr Geoffrey Perrin,
Diocese of Dublin,
Member of the RB Executive
  Ethne Harkness Mrs Ethne Harkness,
Diocese of Clogher
  Roy Totten Mr Roy Totten,
(Standing Committee lay member)
  robert miller Ven Robert Miller,
(Standing Committee clerical member)
  Dr Maeve O’Brien (educational expert appointed by House of Bishops)

In attendance:

David Mr David Ritchie,
Chief Officer, RCB (ex officio)
Maurice Elliott
Revd Dr Maurice Elliott, MA, BTh, MPhil, PhD,
Director of the Theological Institute
katie heffelfinger
Dr Katie Heffelfinger,
(staff member appointed by House of Bishops)

Mr Derek Harrington
(student representative, residential cohort)

Revd Prof Anne Lodge
(student representative, non residential cohort)

lynda levis
Ms Lynda Levis,
Bursar, Theological Institute