Meet the team

Meet the team

Teresa O’Hare – LPS Manager

A native of Co Down, of hill farming stock; she has been volunteering and working in community-based heritage projects since 1983. Prior to coming to work in The Glens; Teresa worked on the development of the Lough Erne Landscape Partnership, co-writing the Landscape Action Plan that is now being delivered across the 500km2 area. Teresa is a postgraduate of Ulster University School of Environmental Science, a teacher of environmental studies and eco-tourism and is passionate about built, natural and cultural heritage. Teresa owns Orchard Acre Farm an award winning eco based tourism destination in Fermanagh.

 

Asked about her aim for the Heart of Glens Teresa said;

“My aim is to is to help the programme leave a legacy for the people of the Glens. I applaud and heartily acknowledge the fabulous work achieved by the team and project partners to date. I’ve always wanted to spend time in The Glens of Antrim and North Coast. I feel so privileged to both live here and work  here in my own small way working for the conservation, sustainable use and enjoyment of stunning landscapes of The Glens. “

Email: teresa@ccght.org

Jamie Laverty – LPS Projects Assistant

Jamie is the newest member to the team and is excited to be on board.  Brought up in Stranocum, he knows the local area well.  Jamie has a strong background in community and voluntary work, he brings his wealth of experience to the Landscape Partnership Scheme.  He is excited to work closely with the people of The Glens to help continue the legacy of this scheme.

Email: jamie@ccght.org

Ann-Marie Laverty – Finance & Administration Officer

Ann-Marie welcomes the challenges of managing the financial aspects of the development and delivery of the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme.  Preparation of financial reports and administration are overseen by Ann-Marie to ensure up to date records are maintained for all projects undertaken.

Email: annmarie@lps.ccght.org

Laura McAuley – Outreach & Volunteer Officer

Laura graduated from Queens University in Belfast with a Bsc (Hons) degree in Geography.  Laura is responsible for community engagement, volunteering and communication, for getting local residents, community groups, schools and special interest groups involved in their landscape.  As well as the aforementioned she is also responsible for organising events and workshops that promote and raise awareness of the unique heritage of the Landscape Partnership Scheme.  Developing social media, writing regular press releases, newsletters are also part of her day to day duties.  Laura has a keen interest in biodiversity and the environment and isn’t afraid to get stuck in with the practical conservation and enhancement aspects of the projects.  Being a Glens woman herself she is keen to get involved in the day to day running of the projects and ensure that they are seen through to the end.  She hopes her personal connection to the Glens of Antrim will provide valuable advice to the team and help the scheme to be a success.

Email: laura@lps.ccght.org

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