Our Board of Trustees


Paul Stewart

Temporary Chairperson

Hi there! I'm Paul and I'm the new temporary Chairperson for D'Sign Arts. I was one of the founding members when D'sign Arts (founded 2015). I was previously the  Secretary from January 2020 - May 2021 when I step up to assist the previous CHairperson as Vice-Chairperson. A lot of my work focuses on Overseeing charities, governance and strategy and I'm delighted to be in this role. committee.


Paula McAnulty

Committee Member

I joined the committee in October 2020 and I have worked and volunteered in the deaf community for a number of years. 

I look forward to volunteering with D'Sign Arts.


Michael Hudson

Committee Member

I am one of the founders who started D'Sign Arts in 2015.

I'm helping out with the Audio Visual and performance elements of the charity. 


Hannah Miller

Committee member

I joined D'Sign Arts as a  new committee member in  2020.
I am a Freelance Illustrator who has been invited to RUA's Annual 138th Exhibition to Exhibited my Artworks; 'The Overlook Hotel' in October 2019-January 2020. I hope to bring inspiration to the deaf community as a role model for those interested in illustration.



Katie Logan


I was part of the founding committee in 2015 but stepped down due to health reasons.


I have rejoined the committee as Treasurer in April 2021 and am looking forward to helping D'Sign Arts grow, getting involved with arts, drama, filming etc


Lisa Curran


I joined D’Sign Arts (NI) committee in July 2021.

I am motivated in this new role and I look forward to meeting new people and I love being involved with drama.  


Pauline Geddis

Committee member

I joined D'Sign Arts in 2020 and I have become very interested in deaf culture, deaf community and their sign languages. I am learning BSL level 2 at the moment. D'Sign Arts is a great opportunity for me me to get to know some of the deaf culture. 


Karen Charrington

Committee member

I joined D'sign Arts as a new committee member in October 2020. 

I am a chartered IT professional with over 20 years of experience in the technology sector and a real passion for accessible technology for all.  I am currently learning  BSL (Level 3) and love all forms of performance and creative arts.