Equality Committee

The Equality Committee is a Principal Compliance Committee with responsibility for advising Board and Council on all equality-related matters.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION UNIT (docx 19 KB)

The duties of the Equality Committee include assisting Board and Council in the development, co-ordination and implementation of equality policies, practices and action plans throughout Trinity; advising Board and Council on legislative requirements and national and EU policy developments; and reporting to Board and Council on equality matters, including an Annual Report on the Committee's activities.

The Equality Committee meets four times annually, or as often as necessary. Membership includes academic staff, professional staff, and student representatives, and no more than 60% of members may be of any one gender. There are staff representative positions on the Equality Committee for which any staff member may nominate themselves - all staff are advised by email whenever such a vacancy arises.

Please visit the Equality Committee site for its Terms of Reference, agendas and minutes.

Professor Lorraine Leeson

Professor Lorraine Leeson

Associate Vice Provost for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Committee Chair

Professor Sylvia Draper

Professor Sylvia Draper

Dean of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Dr. Bidisha Ghosh

Dr. Bidisha Ghosh

Staff Representative

Professor Ahuvia Kahane

Professor Ahuvia Kahane

Staff Representative

Sinead MacBride

Sinead MacBride

College Solicitor. College Secretary’s Nominee

Ms. Susan Maguire

Ms. Susan Maguire

Director of HR’s Nominee

Ms. Claire Marshall

Ms. Claire Marshall

Equality Officer (On leave)

Chloe Staunton

Chloe Staunton

Welfare and Equality Officer, Students’ Union

Sinead MacBride

Sinead MacBride

College Solicitor. College Secretary’s Nominee

Cathal O’Donnell

Cathal O’Donnell

Representative of Dignity and Respect Contact Persons

Kathleen O’Toole-Brennan

Kathleen O’Toole-Brennan

Deputy Director, Trinity Access Programmes. Academic Secretary’s nominee

Prof Marco Ruffini

Prof Marco Ruffini

Associate Professor, Computer Science. Academic Council Nominee

Gisèle Scanlon

Gisèle Scanlon

President, Graduate Students’ Union

Dr. Fintan Sheerin

Dr. Fintan Sheerin

Elected Board member

Mr. Declan Treanor

Mr. Declan Treanor

Director, Disability Service