USPCA Announces New Charity Chair

Dr.John Farrell was elected as Chair of the USPCA at the recent AGM, John has taken over the role from Helen Wilson, who served as Chair for 5 years.

John retired from Newry Mourne & Down District Council in 2017 as Director of Environment, Health and Building Services, after many years working in local government. John has experience in government and departmental advisory review panels in a wide range of functions including Animal Welfare, Dog Control, Environmental Protection, Food Safety and Biodiversity.

On the announcement John commented “It is an honor and a privilege to be elected Chair of the USPCA. Helen Wilson has provided strong leadership for the Charity over the last five years which I will continue to build on.”

John continued “I am delighted to have the opportunity to transfer my skills and passion for sustainable development in a clean, green, healthy environment which will contribute to the future work of the USPCA”