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.
PositionForenameSurnameTerm
ChairmanTonyEnnis2017 – 2019
Vice ChairmanThomas Daniels2018 – 2020
DermotBrislane2017 – 2019
GrainneHealy2017 – 2019
JanMusgrave2019 - 2021
MelissaO’Connor2018 – 2020
LawrenceSmyth2019 - 2021
LouiseSomers2018 - 2020

National Committee

The National Committee comprises of 24 members, three directly elected by each region annually. It meets 4 to 5 times a year.
RegionForenameSurnameTerm
MidlandsAnnBloomer2019
GrainneHealy2019
Anne MarieQuinlan2019
North EastLouiseDuffy2019
Kevin McGuinness2019
LouiseSomers2019
South EastDympnaGibbons2020
MelissaO’Connor2020
SharonO’Connor 2020
South LeinsterHilary MacHugh2019
MichaelO'Connor2019
JanePower2019
South WestJanMusgrave2019
MarieSheehan2019
MarieSmiddy2019
WestThomas Daniels2019
JohnMcArdle2019
Lawrence Smyth2019
West LeinsterFiona Furey2020
Karyn Jamieson2020
Maryclare Travers2020
West MidlandsDermot Brislane 2019
Tony Ennis2019
Doreen Egan2019

 

Dressage Advisory Group

ForenameSurnameTerm
Sarah JaneDoyle (Chair)2019 - 2020
ElizabethDaly2019 - 2020
KarynJamieson2019 - 2020
HilaryMac Hugh2019 - 2020
JaneWhitaker2019 - 2020

Referrals and Discipline Committee (RDC)

ForenameSurnameYear Appointed
SandraBarnwell2016
VictorClarke2016
PamelaCrehan2016
PeterRoberts2016
TomRyan2016
OliverRyan Purcell2016
BrianSugrue2016
JohnWatson2016

Grading Appeals Committee (GAC)

ForenameSurnameYear Appointed
SeanDoran2014
Cmdt Tom Freyne2014
Agnes Gibbons White2014
Joan Keogh2014
Gervaise Maher2014
Helen Mangan2014
FaithPonsonby2014
LizScott2014