The Board - Cultúr's voluntary board of directors

Cultúr is managed by a voluntary board of directors. Please contact our offices to become a board member or to get involved.

 

Evans Shirihuru
Chairperson
Evans is the Chairperson of Cultúr. He has been involved with Cultúr for more than eight years. Evans has been involved in Volunteering in Ireland with different sectors such as media and politics. He was involved with Near FM radio and TV in Coolock Dublin. He also worked for Maureen O’Sullivan TD in the Dail for a short period.
Jennifer McDonagh
Vice Chairperson
Jennifer McDonah is from Carnaross, Kells. She is working in Insurance for 13 years and have a Cert in Community Development. She is also trained in Risk analysis and Financial Management. Jennifer is a single mother and enjoy running and walking.
  Yemi Adenuga
is a seasoned broadcaster of over two decades. The feisty Business woman is a serial Entrepreneur who wears different caps at various times, an alluring quality of this audacious role model. The witty Yemi is a dynamic & highly sought-after International/motivational  speaker, an author, a broadcast media executive, Project Management Consultant, Compere extraordinaire, Social Entrepreneur, Relationship/Marriage Counsellor, Mentor, versatile scriptwriter, Presenter/Producer/Director for both Radio and Television and a personal development trainer.
Ewa Mackiewicz
Ewa Mackiewicz joined Cultur’s Board of Directors in 2015. She holds a Master Degree in Ethnolinguistics from University of Poznan, Poland, a Post Graduate Certificate in Social Research Skills from University of Ulster, NI, and an Advanced Diploma in Immigration & Asylum Law from The Honorable Society of King’s Inns.  She is presently employed as an Information Officer with a Citizens Information Centre in Dublin 15. Ewa is an exceptionally motivated and enthusiastic communications professional, with several years’ experience delivering high–quality, impartial and confidential information, advice and advocacy service in areas such as housing, immigration, employment law and social welfare.
Anton McCabe
Board Member
SIPTU National Trustee. President of SIPTU Meath District Council.
Board Member of Cultúr for 8years and working with Economic Migrants/Refugees for the last 20yrs, addressing many challenges they encountered including exploitation in the workplace, and society, helping them access schools, medical care, housing. I became involved with Cultúr, because Cultúr approach to inclusion marries into mine.
It is a platform where we “talk to migrants indifference to talking about them” in the changing face of our Island I see Cultúr being the conduit between the Ireland of Saints and Scholars and our new families, making Ireland their new home.
 Berny McMahon Berny McMahon
Berny has been working and teaching in the field of community work for over 30years. Born in Zambia, of Irish parents, her main interests are women’s equality, intercultural understanding and appreciation of diversity. She has been with Cultúr since 2008.
  John O Dowd
Board Member
John O’Dowd lives near Ratoath in County Meath. He is a self-employed facilitator and mediator. He joined the Board of Cultúr in 2016. He is active in developing Cultúr’s fundraising programme and its communications strategy.
Theresa Martin

Theresa Martin has been working in the area of community development for many years, working within the Travelling Community, and also with community youth projects across the county.  She worked as a project officer with Cultúr from 2011 to 2015 initiating and developing projects and undertaking pieces of research relating to workplace exploitation of migrants. She has recently joined the board of Cultúr.