Involved in community regeneration for over 20 years and is currently employed as the Trust Director of The Resurgam Community Development Trust, worked for the past 20 years within the Third Sector in Lisburn and was a founding member of Resurgam’s six social enterprise companies. Sits on Lisburn and Castlereagh PEACE IV Partnership, was Chair of the South Eastern Social Investment Fund Steering Group and currently chairs Early Intervention Lisburn.
Denis Paisley is the Regeneration Manager for The Resurgam Community Development Trust and is a committee member of Old Warren Community Association, Professional Youth and Community Worker, Higher Diploma in Sustainable Investment at Ulster Business School. Director of Laganview Enterprise Centre and Lisburn Community Self Build, Community representative on Lisburn Surestart and Early Intervention Lisburn.
Social Economy Business Manager
Currently the Social Economy Business Manager with Resurgam Community Development Trust, ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management, worked within the social economy business sector for over 18 years, Volunteer director of 3 further SE businesses.
Administration and Finance Officer
Worked within the Community/Voluntary sector for the past 18 years, Founding member & director of New Horizons Credit Union , L2 Award for Landlords through Chartered Institute of Housing, Worked on numerous European Union funded projects, Managed numerous successful family & victim/survivor projects, A Director of Lisburn Community Self-Build Limited.
Technical Business Link Worker
Youth Training Officer
Alison has worked within the community/voluntary sector for over 25 years, and her field of experience includes youth work, community development and community safety. Alison is currently employed as the Youth Training/Support Officer to deliver Resurgam Trusts Empowering Youth Programme, funded by the Big Lottery. Alison is also a fully qualified trainer and delivers accredited qualifications under Highfield and OCN awarding bodies, she also holds the position of safeguarding supervisor for Resurgam Trust, in which she is responsible for the delivery of safeguarding training to all our staff and volunteers, and the implementation of Resurgam Trusts safeguarding policies and procedures.
During the past seven years Alison has accomplished a BSc Hons in Communication with Counselling and is currently studying a MSc in Counselling and Therapeutic Communication with Professional Practice, and will work on placement with Resurgam Trusts Healthy Living Centre as a student counsellor.
Healthy Living Manager
B.Sc (hons) degree in Social Sciences and Health specialising in Health Promotion, M.Sc in Health Services and Public Health Research. Gillian has worked for the majority of her career within Public Health in NHS Grampian a Health Board in the North East of Scotland holding health promotion specialist and public health specialist posts culminating as Head of Health Improvement/Health Promotion a post held for approximately 5 years.
Peace IV Women’s Coordinator