Norman Richardson is a Voting Member on the CRIS Management Committee. Having worked closely with CRIS over many years and in various capacities, he formally joined the committee in 2014. Norman has been involved in educational community relations in Northern Ireland over the whole of his career, first as a teacher in post-primary and primary schools, then as a Peace Education Officer in an inter-church project and most recently in teacher education. As a lecturer in Stranmillis University College he has taught inclusive religious education and intercultural education and has been responsible for the cross-college Diversity and Mutual Understanding programme in co-operation with St. Mary’s University College.
Now formally retired Norman continues to teach part-time in Stranmillis and is involved in various local, national and international academic programmes and research projects. His other interests and involvements include inter-faith relations and many musical activities.