Lee Jollans     Co-Chair / Secretary   Lee has been heavily involved in Trans activism since 2012, when they volunteered at the TGEU council. Since then they have been a board member of the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (where they now hold the position of board secretary). They were the LGBT Co-Coordinator for the Students’ Union of University College Dublin, and they have given workshops on trans and non-binary related topics at a number of Colleges and Universities around the Country.

Lee Jollans

Co-Chair / Secretary

Lee has been heavily involved in Trans activism since 2012, when they volunteered at the TGEU council. Since then they have been a board member of the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (where they now hold the position of board secretary). They were the LGBT Co-Coordinator for the Students’ Union of University College Dublin, and they have given workshops on trans and non-binary related topics at a number of Colleges and Universities around the Country.

Noah    Co-Chair / Secretary   Noah is a student at Trinity College Dublin, since coming out over a year ago, he’s been heavily involved in trans and non binary activism. Which started in earnest when he became part of TENI’s Gender Recognition Act working group, where he’s been ensuring that non binary people are being heard in our fight for a more inclusive piece of legalisation.

Noah

Co-Chair / Secretary

Noah is a student at Trinity College Dublin, since coming out over a year ago, he’s been heavily involved in trans and non binary activism. Which started in earnest when he became part of TENI’s Gender Recognition Act working group, where he’s been ensuring that non binary people are being heard in our fight for a more inclusive piece of legalisation.

Sky Byrne    Liaison   Sky is a Youth and Community Development graduate from Liberties College. She has been involved in activism within the LGBTQIA+ community for about five years, holding and organising workshops and giving talks to young people on trans and LGB+ issues. She has media training, and a lot of experience in public speaking. She is also an admin of other trans spaces including Ireland’s Nonbinary and Genderqueer Community (INBGC) and Irish Trans Girls.

Sky Byrne

Liaison

Sky is a Youth and Community Development graduate from Liberties College. She has been involved in activism within the LGBTQIA+ community for about five years, holding and organising workshops and giving talks to young people on trans and LGB+ issues. She has media training, and a lot of experience in public speaking. She is also an admin of other trans spaces including Ireland’s Nonbinary and Genderqueer Community (INBGC) and Irish Trans Girls.

Sam Blanckensee    Treasurer / Education   He currently works for TENI as National Development Officer. They’ve been involved in TransGuys Ireland since its inception, they also founded the UCD Harry Potter Society! More recently Sam had the honour of being named as one of Forbes' 30 under 30 Europe for their work in Law and Policy around the trans community. As a lobbyist, educator and spokesperson for the trans community, Trans Training is the highlight of their year.

Sam Blanckensee

Treasurer / Education

He currently works for TENI as National Development Officer. They’ve been involved in TransGuys Ireland since its inception, they also founded the UCD Harry Potter Society! More recently Sam had the honour of being named as one of Forbes' 30 under 30 Europe for their work in Law and Policy around the trans community. As a lobbyist, educator and spokesperson for the trans community, Trans Training is the highlight of their year.

 
Perry Runciman    Public Relations   Perry is 27 years young, studying Psychology and resides in Sligo. Perry is the founder of a non-profit organization called SAGA SLIGO which represents sexuality and gender acceptance located in Sligo. Sligo pride used to be the smallest pride in Sligo but last year SAGA organized pride which brought over 250 people to Sligo for the 4 day/night event which Perry was the first Trans marshal to lead the parade.

Perry Runciman

Public Relations

Perry is 27 years young, studying Psychology and resides in Sligo. Perry is the founder of a non-profit organization called SAGA SLIGO which represents sexuality and gender acceptance located in Sligo. Sligo pride used to be the smallest pride in Sligo but last year SAGA organized pride which brought over 250 people to Sligo for the 4 day/night event which Perry was the first Trans marshal to lead the parade.

Jessica Smith    South   Jessica is a 19 year old trans-girl and 2nd year government student at UCC. One of the founders and provisional chairperson of the UCC Social Democrats and the chairperson for their first year and now an OCM in UCC Labour having left the Social Democrat party after disagreements with party leaders and election tactics. Also is currently secretary in the UCC International Relations Society with experience in Model UN and debating at competition levels.

Jessica Smith

South

Jessica is a 19 year old trans-girl and 2nd year government student at UCC. One of the founders and provisional chairperson of the UCC Social Democrats and the chairperson for their first year and now an OCM in UCC Labour having left the Social Democrat party after disagreements with party leaders and election tactics. Also is currently secretary in the UCC International Relations Society with experience in Model UN and debating at competition levels.

Cameron Keighron    North-West   Cameron is a recent graduate of Biotechnology NUI Galway. He came out at 18 as a Trans man and has been campaigning for trans rights in the West of Ireland, and nationally since. He has been heavily involved in LGBT+ activism in the west of Ireland for the last 4 years. He has been president of the NUIG LGBT+ Society, during which time he ran many education and information campaigns for trans students around Galway. In 2017 he was the Grand Marshall of Galway Community Pride. 

Cameron Keighron

North-West

Cameron is a recent graduate of Biotechnology NUI Galway. He came out at 18 as a Trans man and has been campaigning for trans rights in the West of Ireland, and nationally since. He has been heavily involved in LGBT+ activism in the west of Ireland for the last 4 years. He has been president of the NUIG LGBT+ Society, during which time he ran many education and information campaigns for trans students around Galway. In 2017 he was the Grand Marshall of Galway Community Pride. 

Jay Campbell    Campaigns   Jay is 19, and a biology student in UCD. Jay was secretary of UCD LGBTQ+ in 2016/17. That year, the society has finally seen a draft for a Gender Identity and Expression Policy that has been hard fought for, and we are continuing to push for gender neutral bathrooms and greater awareness and sensitivity among teaching staff. He is working to ensure trans voices are always heard in UCD.

Jay Campbell

Campaigns

Jay is 19, and a biology student in UCD. Jay was secretary of UCD LGBTQ+ in 2016/17. That year, the society has finally seen a draft for a Gender Identity and Expression Policy that has been hard fought for, and we are continuing to push for gender neutral bathrooms and greater awareness and sensitivity among teaching staff. He is working to ensure trans voices are always heard in UCD.