Board of Trustees

Share Discovery Village is governed by a board of trustees with a wealth of knowledge in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, HR, hospitality, education, health and safety, land management, disability and finance. The board meets at least quarterly and are responsible for the strategic direction of the charity.

Any perspective new Trustees are asked to provide a CV and will be invited to meet with the CEO and the Chairperson of the board. Those without background knowledge of Share will be given a tour and invited to attend a board meeting/s. If they feel that they have skills which would be supportive of Share’s work, they are invited to put themselves forward for election as a Trustee. The aim is to have a mix of skills amongst the Trustees which matches Share’s needs.

Stewart Gracey

Stewart has extensive executive managerial experience gained over a 30+ year career in the commercial private sector. The majority of this was as Operations Director and shareholder of a multi-disciplinary company providing a wide range of services to the public and private sectors. Now semi-retired, he is still involved as a self- employed Management and Health and Safety Consultant engaged by various commercial organisations.

Stewart has been involved with Share for the past 10 years and has always had a great affection for the people and county of Fermanagh having been coming here man and boy for over half a century.

Colin Nicol

Retired after 25 years + in a variety of roles in Financial , General and Production management, mostly in the Food Manufacturing industry, Colin has enjoyed being involved with the Share Centre / Share Discovery Village and it’s staff as a User, Volunteer and Trustee for many years.

William Hosford

William, also known as Bill, is a former College Lecturer (Leisure Studies including Outdoor Recreation & Corporate Team Building), Sailing Master Southern Education & Library Board / Head of Killowen Outdoor Education Centre and Physical Education / Geography Teacher. Bill also worked part-time an a RYA Regional Coach (overall responsible for all sailing Instructor and powerboat instructor training and assessment, and inspection of recognised teaching establishments) and has qualifications in RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Instructor (practical and theory}, Northern Ireland Mountain Leader Award and BCU Open Canoe Senior Instructor/kayak instructor.

Charles Plunket

Charles is a retired fellow of the RICS and served for 17 years as Land Agent to the Duke of Westminster at Ely Lodge Estate. He then created a self-catering business at Ely Lodge and managed it for 7 years. Charles also worked for 19 years at Belle Isle Estate, running the holiday enterprise and cookery school. He is retired since 2013 and lives in Co Fermanagh.