Governing Council

COUNCIL

The Governing Council, which meets four times a year, comprises 18 individuals elected from the membership of the Society.  The term of office is two years for the President, Vice President and Councillors. It is also two years for the Secretary, Treasurer, Editor, Business Editor, PRO and Group Representatives but tends to be longer if the person is willing to continue in the post.

The posts are currently held by:

President Niall Farrelly
Vice President Conor O’Reilly
Secretary Tara Ryan
Treasurer Tim O’Regan
Editor Brian Tobin
Business Editor John McLoughlin
Public Relations Officer Kevin Hutchinson
Technical Councillors Pacelli Breathnach
Hugh Crawley
Joe Codd
Gerry Murphy
Alistair Pfeifer
Vincent Upton
Associate Councillors Gordon Knaggs
Toddy Radford
Northern Ireland Representative Ken Ellis
Belfield Representative Edwin Corrigon
AIFC Representative Dermot Houlihan

 

The day-to-day administration  of the Society is carried out by the Technical Director who is appointed and not an elected member of the Council.

Technical Director                                       Pat O’Sullivan

Past Presidents                                           Click here for names

 

MANAGEMENT BOARDS

The business of the Society is conducted through a number of Management Boards comprising individuals from the Council and other members, co-opted as required. There are five main boards:

Finance
Education and Professional Standards
Editorial
Membership Services
Public Relations

 

The boards report to the Council at each of the four Council meetings.