Relate NI has been supporting people and their relationships in Northern Ireland since 1947. While we are best known for our work with couples, Relate NI works with children and young people, individuals, couples and whole families to support the development of healthy relationships. We do this through education as well as through counselling provision. Our vision is of a future where healthy relationship are actively promoted as the heart of a thriving society, and our mission is to make expert information and support for healthy relationships available to everyone.

Aiden Bennett Chair

Duane Farrell Chief Executive

Why Relate NI is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

Relate NI are committed to supporting meaningful opportunities for a wide pool of people to have the skills, knowledge and experience to be able to create social change through governance.

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

Over the last year, Board and Committee meetings have been facilitated via digital platforms as well as at our offices on Glengall Street in central Belfast. . 

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

Board and Committee meetings happen 6 times per year. 4 of these meetings focus on routine business, one meetings is a Trustee Away Day, and the final meeting is the organisation’s Team Away Day in December each year. 

Date of Board Meetings (September 2022 – August 2023)

01 September 2022 @ 5pm; 

27 October 2022 @ 5pm 

08 December 2022 – Team Away Day

Dates and times for 2023 meetings will be issued at the October Board meeting. 

(subject to change)

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2022 – August 2023)

Timings for our single Sub-Committee, Audit & Risk, are currently being reviewed. They normally happen over lunch on a weekday, and generally 1-2 weeks in advance of the board meetings.