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The Board of NYCI is the Governing body of the National Youth Council of Ireland and broadly represents all member organisations and is ultimately responsible to the Member Organisations.

The members of the Board are the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, the Chairperson of the International Advisory Committee, seven (7) persons elected by the Youth Work electoral college and four (4) persons elected to the Youth Interest electoral colleges.

The Board implements the work programme and policies of the National Youth Council of Ireland and it is the decision making body between AGMs. The Board meets at least six times a year.


NYCI Board Members

(Last updated June 23 2014)

James O’Leary (Involve Youth Service Ltd),  President 

Michelle Carew (National Association for Youth Drama),  Vice President 

David Owen (An Óige), Treasurer                                                                

Patricia McKenna (Macra na Feirme)(IAC Chairperson)                                  

Mike Randall (Scouting Ireland)                                                

Mary T Hally (Irish Girl Guides)                                                  

Aileen Mulligan (Crosscare/Catholic Youth Care)                                              

Gellert Merza (Young Christian Workers)                                             

Denis O’Brien (Foroige)                                                                

Sean Finan (Macra)                                                                        

Paul Gralton (YWI)                                                                          

Gregory Moroney (Ogra Fianna Fail)                                      

Elaine Nevin (ECO-Unesco)                                                                        

Ian Power (Spunout)                                                     

Teresa Walsh (ICTU Youth Committee)