Conall McDevitt MLA
Conall McDevitt is the SDLP MLA for South Belfast.
Conall is the Party's Health spokesperson, sitting on the Health committee as well as the Policing Board.
His political interests include sustainability, education, innovation and international development.
Born in Dublin he spent his formative years in Malaga, Spain. He was Director of Communications for the SDLP in Northern Ireland from 1996 to 1999 a time that included the negotiations running up to the Good Friday Agreement, subsequent referendum and Assembly elections. He served as a Special Adviser in the first Power Sharing Executive in the North of Ireland, advising the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development.
He is a former Managing Director of Weber Shandwick and also a former Chairperson of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
Alasdair McDonnell MP
Alasdair McDonnell is MP and MLA for the SDLP in South Belfast.
Elected to the new Assembly in 1998, he then became MP for South Belfast in 2005, and was re-relected in 2010.
He is a Member of the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee and is the SDLP Economic and Business Affairs Spokesperson.
His special interests include countering educational underachievement particularly in disadvantaged areas, job creation, renewable energy and reconciliation on the island of Ireland.
Cllr. Bernie Kelly
Bernie Kelly was elected as Councillor to represent the Balmoral area of South Belfast on Belfast City Council in May 2005.
Bernie sits on the Development Committee and Parks and Leisure Committee.
Bernie is a member of an all-Party Reference group on Older People which seeks to improve services for older people in the city. Bernie was elected as Deputy Lord Mayor in June 2007 for a year and enjoyed the privilege of representing people from all parts of Belfast.
A qualified social worker, Bernie is a Senior Manager in Belfast Health & Social Care Trust with responsibility for disability services.
Bernie is happy to help you with any queries you may have in the Balmoral area.
Bernie can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
Cllr. Claire Hanna
Though born in the Connemara Gaeltacht, Claire Hanna has lived in Balmoral for most of her life. Claire was elected on the first count to represent the area on Belfast City Council in May 2011.
Claire sits on the Town Planning Committee and the Strategic Resources Committe in Belfast City Council.
Claire is an active environmentalist and involved with local groups working to improve green infrastructure, promote renewable energy and improve sustainable transport.
As councillor, Claire's focus will be on promoting a genuinely shared future for everyone here, securing the best value for ratepayers, working for a cleaner, healthier environment and a strong local economy. She welcomes queries and case work from all Balmoral residents.
Claire can be contacted on email@example.com
Anna completed a degree in English Literature and Politics at the University of Glasgow joined in the office in November 2008.
As Political Assistant, Anna assists Conall with business in the Assembly and at committee level, concentrating on Health.
Anna also provides secretarial assistance to the All Party Group on International Development which Conall is Chair in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
She has recently completed a Certificate in Personal and Professional Development on International Development, and she is a graduate of the Boston College Programme on Political Leadership.