Governance

Kildare Animal Foundation CLG is a Non-Profit Community Organisation. The company is registered in Ireland with the Company Number Company 602037.

Geraldine O’Hanlon, Chief Executive Officer
Founder of the Kildare Foundation in 1994, Geraldine O’Hanlon, from County Kildare, has dedicated her life’s work to the care of cats, dogs and other small animals. Having a strong passion for the care of abused and neglected animals, Geraldine has made this animal rescue shelter a key component of the local Kildare Community.  A strong believer in the welfare of animals, Geraldine instils these values even further with all those who come in contact with her.

Dermot Kelly, Trustee
Dermot joined the board of Trustees in 2018 have been a long term shelter volunteer. Originally from Limerick, Dermot is currently an IT professional with Bus Eireann and has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years. Dermot owns a Border Collie and 2 cats and is passionate about volunteering.

Tom Moore, Trustee
Tom joined the board of Trustees in 2019. Originally from Dublin, Tom is currently a business management consultant and has worked in the procurement and supply chain industry for over 20 years. Tom has always been interested in volunteer work and brings a wealth of business experience to the board.

Helen O’Driscoll, Trustee
Helen is a qualified engineer with several years of engineering and project management experience. Helen also has experience volunteering with various charities and is animal welfare advocate.Helen joined the board in May 2019.

Working Committee
The 2019 Working Committee are focusing this year on Fundraising and Re-homing Cats and dogs. the members of the group are Geraldine O’Hanlon, Erna McCarthy, Derek Bell, Michele Kennan, Martina Broughall, Alison Pickett, Fiona Doyle, Dermot Kelly, Liam Temple, Adrienne Kelly, Barbara Devlin, Roisin Fitzmaurice and Anthony McCormack.