Committee Members

The Committee of the Irish Emerald Society is elected by the Membership every two years at the Annual General Meeting.


Chair Peter Coleman

Chair & Acting Secretary

Peter is from Dublin;  a retired Telecomms Consultant, now happily residing in Mellieha  with Maltese wife Liliana, having spent most of the last 50 years living and working abroad.

Treasurer Jennifer Sant

Jennifer Sant


Jennifer is Maltese. She is married and a mother of two. She is also. the Chairperson of an NGO for people with disabilities.

Enjoys travelling and making new friends.

Events Co-ordinator

Tony Vella

Raffles Co-ordinator Liliana Coleman

Liliana Coleman

 Liliana is Maltese born, and has lived overseas with Peter for all of their married life, before retiring to Malta. Responsible for managing the raffles at our events, it is fair to say that the raffle generates most of the donations made to charity.

Gozo Representative & Public Relations

Position Vacant

Seeking volunteer living in Gozo to take on this role! Contact Pat if interested.

Committee Member Steve Dodd

Steve Dodd

Steve is English, although rooted for many years in Ireland, father of two Irish boys and working as a Helicopter Search & Rescue crew/medic flying out of Shannon airport.

Enjoys a nice pint of Guinness. Now semi retired here enjoying the Expat community.


Committee Member Anne Schembri

Ann Schembri


Anne is Maltese who loves travelling and listening to Classical music.  Anne also does voluntary work and enjoys helping others.