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Ireland Active Announcement 2014

20 November, 2014

Ireland Active Board of Directors are delighted to announce and welcome on board two new positions following the annual general meeting held in the Salthill Hotel Galway on the 14th November 2014.

The new directors on the board of Ireland active are:

Dr Michael Harrison Head of Department of Health, Sport & Exercise in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) & Mr Stephen Ross, Managing Director of Complete Leisure Supplies.

Since 2010, Dr. Michael Harrison has been the Head of Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science in WIT, the largest academic department of its kind in the country with 680 students and 32 staff.  During his tenure in WIT, Michael has been involved in three School Review processes and is very familiar with the evolution of learning objectives-driven programmes and modules, linked to the National Framework of Qualifications standards, with assessments mapped to those learning objectives.

Michael’s specialist area of academic expertise is in the field of clinical exercise. He lecture’s Clinical Exercise Physiology to final year Exercise and Health Students. 
Over many years Michael has also been heavily involved in the National GP Exercise Referral programme, having a position on the national steering committee since 2001.
In addition, he is currently part of the Dublin City University-led group to draft a new national framework for Exercise Referral in Ireland. _______________________________________________________________________

Mr Stephen Ross is managing director for Complete Leisure Supplies since 2008. His company supplies chemicals, equipment and accessories to commercial swimming pools and spa facilitates. The sister company of Complete Leisure Supplies is Arka Engineering whom design, install and service plant equipment for commercial pools & spas.

Stephen is also an STA experienced pool plant tutor.

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