Board Membership

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tipperary Volunteer Centre is governed by a nominated Board of Director. The nominating bodies are:

Nomination Body Number of Seats Seat Details
Tipperary County Council 3 Two nominees of Tipperary County Council each of whom shall be an elected member of the Council

The Director of Services for Community Development of Tipperary County Council or their nominee who shall be a staff member of the Council

Limerick Institute of Technology 1 The Vice President for Research, Development and Enterprise of Limerick Institute of Technology or their nominee who shall be a staff member of Limerick Institute of Technology
North Tipperary Development Company 1 The Chief Executive Officers of the bodies responsible for the operational delivery of the LEADER element of the Rural Development Programme or their nominee each of whom shall be a staff member of such bodies
South Tipperary Development Company 1 The Chief Executive Officers of the bodies responsible for the operational delivery of the LEADER element of the Rural Development Programme or their nominee each of whom shall be a staff member of such bodies
Tipperary Citizens Information Service 1 One nominee of the Tipperary Citizens Information Services
Tipperary Public Participation Network 4 Four nominees of the Tipperary Public Participation Network a minimum of  three of whom shall be active volunteers with organisations registered with the PPN and a minimum of one of whom shall be a member of an organisation active in the southern end of the county and one of whom shall be a member of an organisation active in the northern part of the county
Co-Options 6 Two persons actively involved as volunteers in a community or voluntary organisation which is a registered organisation with the PPNA person from the business community of Tipperary and who is active in providing support to voluntary activity in the area

The Board may also co-opt up to three additional individuals to be Directors of the Company. In considering who to co-opt, the Board shall have regard to the following –

  1. Specific skill needs of the Board
  2. The extent to which specific areas or sectors of the volunteering sector are not already represented on the Board
  3. The objective of achieving gender balance on the Board

Current Directors

Director Representing Body and Position
Toni Gleeson (Chairperson) Tipperary PPN
Ciaran Lynch (Company Secretary) Co-Option
Liam Reidy (Company Treasurer) Co-Opted Volunteer
Margo Hayes Tipperary County Council
Avril Wilson Tipperary PPN – PPN Co-Ordinator
Natasha O’Keeffe Tipperary PPN – Manager of Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Centre
Dr. Carole Glynn Limerick Institute of Technology – Head of Department – Applied Social Sciences
Isabel Cambie South Tipperary Development Company (CEO)
Meadhbh Gordan North Tipperary Development Company

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