Rev. Stephen McCANN, Chairman
Chairman of the Board of Management, Stephen is Rector of the Ballydehob Union of Parishes – including the churches of Saint Matthias in Ballydehob and Saint Matthew in Aughadown.
Ian HASELDINE, Headmaster
Committed, dedicated and progressive in his approach to education, not least in his embrace of modern teaching methods, Ian’s day-to-day responsibilities as headmaster ensure that educational matters are always to the fore in the Board’s considerations.
As a teacher at second level for 41 years, Susie has a lifetime’s experience of the world of education. She has served on school Boards of Management for 38 years at primary and second level. Former President of the Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland and a member of the first two Teaching Councils, Susie is now Chairperson of the Retired Secondary Teachers Association (Dublin Branch) and practises as a qualified workplace and family Mediator.
Margaret holds the position of Community Representative. A past-pupil of St. Matthias, she completed her third level education at C.I.T and U.C.C. With an MSc in Biomedical Science, she is currently a Medical Scientist at Bantry General Hospital.
Fiona WALSH, Parent
Parents’ Representative Fiona has a background in art and music. She studied fine art and ran classes and art camps for children for many years. She taught music in schools and has also worked in theatre. Both of her children are at St.Matthias, and she says that she loves the school, and loves being involved and helping out as much as she can.