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Pension Board and Management Committee

As of 20 March 2020, the Minister for Communities designated the Committee as the Pension Board for the Local Government Pension Scheme Northern Ireland for a period of five years, in accordance with the Local Government Pension Scheme (Governance) (Amendment) Regulations 2015. 

Membership of the Committee as at 30 January 2024 is set out below:

Employer Representatives:

Mr Shane McCurdy1,2 
Mr Peter Moore3
Mr Michael Rafferty1 (Chairperson of ARAC)
Mr John Tohill1
Mr Derek McCallan3 (Deputy Chairperson)

Employee Representatives:

Mr Kenneth Clayton2,3
Mr Alan Law1
Mrs Antoinette McMillen1
Mr Paul Francey2
Ms Heather McKinstry3

Independent Members:

Ms Joan McCaffrey2,3 (Chair of Staffing Committee)

1 Members of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
2 Members of the Staffing Committee

3 Members of the Internal Dispute Resolution Committee

Public appointments

 NILGOSC Pension Board Usual Length of term: 4 years Remuneration: £250 per meeting Time commitment : 15 days per annum (+ 40 hours CPD)
NamePositionDate of Original AppointmentDate Appointment Ends
Paul FranceyEmployee01 April 202031 March 2028
Antoinette McMillenEmployee01 April 202031 March 2028
John (JJ) TohillEmployer01 April 202031 March 2028
Michael RaffertyEmployer01 April 202031 March 2028
Joan McCaffreyIndependent01 April 2020Extended until competition
Alan LawEmployee01 October 202030 September 2028
Kenneth ClaytonEmployee01 October 202030 September 2028
Peter MooreEmployer01 October 202030 September 2028
Shane McCurdyEmployer01 October 202030 September 2028
Derek McCallan (Deputy Chairperson)Employer01 May 202130 April 2025
Heather McKinstryEmployee01 May 202130 April 2025
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