Janis Morrissey elected to the Board of Directors of The Wheel

By Maeve O'Keeffe Heart News   |   19th Jul 2023

Janis Morrissey, Director of Health Promotion, Information and Training in the Irish Heart Foundation has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Wheel.

The Wheel is Ireland’s national association of charities, community groups, and social enterprises. As a champion of Irish charities and community organisations, The Wheel facilitates networking across its 2,300 members, as well as the provision of practical information tailored to the needs of people working and volunteering in such organisations. They focus on public policy and campaigning to promote the interests of its members, through work in advocacy, influencing, media engagement and research.

As a longstanding member of The Wheel, the Irish Heart Foundation has benefited from its support and guidance over the years and is proud to be represented by Janis Morrissey on the Board. Her expertise and extensive experience after more than two decades in the Irish Heart Foundation will be invaluable to The Wheel in helping deliver their vision and mission. She will be a valuable asset on The Wheel’s Board of Directors.

" I am looking forward to working with my fellow directors and getting more involved in such a vibrant organisation,”

Janis Morrissey

“I am really honoured to have been elected to the Board of The Wheel. I am looking forward to working with my fellow directors and getting more involved in such a vibrant organisation,” said Janis Morrissey about her appointment.

Janis is joining the organisation’s Board of Directors alongside Caitriona Freir, Education and Training Manager at Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

The Board of Directors is responsible for governance and overseeing The Wheel’s strategic direction. All of the Board members are volunteers, giving their time, skills and expertise to help advance the organisation’s mission.




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