Yvonne is Immediate Past Chairman of Women's Forum Northern Ireland having completed her three year term of office as the 15th Chairman at the AGM 28 February 2014.
Yvonne joined Women's Forum Northern Ireland as the representative for Business & Professional Women N I Division in 1994. She became Hon. Treasurer of both the Forum and WRCF and served for 10 years as Treasurer. She was also an Executive Member and was Vice-Chairman in 2004. She is now an Individual Member.
Yvonne was the 25th BPW N I Regional President during 2007-2009 and also served the regional team as Hon. Treasurer 1994-2000. She is currently Chairman of the Trustees of the BPW ME Fund which is governed by the Charity Commission, and has served this fund for over 12 years representing the Northern Ireland Regional Team.
Yvonne is acting Treasurer of UN Women UK, N I and is also a member of UNA UK. She is interested in the international work and links associated with the organisations, as with BPW UK.
Professionally, Yvonne has enjoyed a long and successful career in the field of Business Management and Finance within the private sector and is currently enjoying recent retirement after completing 50 years of full time employed service.