The Board of Irish Autism Action
Acting Chairperson Edel Shaw
Edel Shaw, is a mother of 2 boys, 1 of which has Autism. Following her son’s diagnosis in 2007, Edel became activity involved in her local support group; Laois Offaly Families for Autism (LOFFA) and has been a driving force on its committee for several years. More recently Edel has joined the board of Irish Autism Action as a non-executive director, to help ensure that issues families face on the ground are given a voice at a national level. Professionally, Edel works full time in the Pharmaceuticals Industry where she project manages Clinical Research.
Paul Kehoe BCOMM, FCCA (Vice Chairperson)
I am an experienced Accountant who has worked in Financial Services for nearly 40 years. I have been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant’s for over 30 years and have served on a number of Committees including the Ireland Council.During my career I have been involved in a number of Not for Profit Organisations and I am pleased to be able to bring my professional experience and knowledge to a notable charity such as Irish Autism Action.
Colm Whooley Board Member