From education to employment

Department for Employment and Learning Confirm Four Construction Training Appointments

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in Northern Ireland welcomes four new members, it was confirmed recently by Minister for Employment and Learning Angela Smith.

The CITB, a Non Departmental Public Body, is funded by a statutory levy on members of the industry. Appointments to the board are made by the Department for Employment and Learning, and on this occasion Angela Smith announced four new arrivals on contracts that will run from August 1st 2005 through to the 31st of July 2008.

The People

The first of the four appointees is Lorraine Campbell, who hails from Carrickfergus. She has been the proprietor of Jack Patterson Ltd. since 2000, which has been involved with Northern Ireland Housing Executive and Housing associations. This contract has also included the provision of specialised improvements for disabled access. She is joined by Trevor Patterson from Bangor, who was recently appointed Director of Change Management at the Chartered Institute of Building, where he has been a Fellow since 1999.

The third of the appointees is Michael Kiddle from Donaghadee. He has been an active trade unionist for some 20 years and is currently Regional Secretary for the Union of Construction and Allied Technical Trades (UCATT). He is alos the Vice Chair of the Northern Ireland Committee / Irish Congress of Trade Unions. And last but by no means least the board welcomes Michael Mulholland, from Ballynahinch, the Regional Organiser for the General Municipal and Boilermakers (GMB) Union in 2001 and is actively involved in voluntary work through the Lions Club International.

Jethro Marsh

Building for a better future? The world o FE is your building site in the FE Blog

Related Articles