Our Committees

Board of Directors (Executive Committee)

The Board of Directors, also known as the Executive Committee, is an eight-member committee appointed by the National Committee. Each member is elected to serve a three-year term and is eligible for re-election. The directors work in a voluntary capacity. Directors can be contacted through National Office.

The Honorary President, Helen Mangan, and Honorary Vice President, Gerry Thompson, are eligible to attend board meetings but are not entitled to vote on matters.
ChairmanTonyEnnis2014 – 2016
Vice ChairmanKevinMcGuinness2015 – 2017
DermotBrislane2014 – 2016
Thomas Daniels2015 – 2017
FionaFurey2016 - 2018
GrainneHealy2014 – 2016
MelissaO’Connor2015 – 2017
LawrenceSmyth2016 - 2018

National Committee

The National Committee comprises of 24 members, three directly elected by each region annually. It meets 4 to 5 times a year.
RegionForenameSurnameContact NumberTerm
Midlands:AnnBloomer087 23695222016
GrainneHealy086 83741792016
Anne MarieQuinlan086 22721072016
North East:LouiseDuffy086 88776802016
Kevin McGuinness087 67072012016
LouiseSomers086 89526452016
South East:DympnaGibbons086 36454322016
MelissaO’Connor087 83373862016
SharonO’Connor 087 23192762016
South Leinster:Hilary MacHugh086 82395152016
JanePower087 26269362016
PeterRoberts086 60161762016
South West:JeromeFoley087 26973282016
FionaLeahy087 26223782016
Jane Morgan086 27192962016
West:Thomas Daniels087 25399412016
JohnMcArdle087 90288012016
Lawrence Smyth087 6251252 2016
West Leinster:Fiona Furey087 26765622016
Karyn Jamieson086 02391252016
Mary Clare Travers087 41427292016
West Midlands:Dermot Brislane 087 6757292 2016
Tony Ennis086 8617698 2016
Doreen Egan086 81642052016


Referrals and Discipline Committee (RDC)

ForenameSurnameYear Appointed
OliverRyan Purcell

Grading Appeals Committee (GAC)

ForenameSurnameYear Appointed
Cmdt Tom Freyne2014
Agnes Gibbons White2014
Joan Keogh2014
Gervaise Maher2014
Helen Mangan2014