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Board Members

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.


  • Ian Power, President, NYCI
    Ian Power

    Spunout, President

  • Teresa Walsh
    Teresa Walsh

    (ICTU Youth) – International Advisory Committee Chair

  • Sean Finan
    Sean Finan

    Macra na Feirme – Treasurer

  • Rhona Dunnett

    National Association for Youth Drama

  • Paul Gralton

    Youth Work Ireland

  • Mike Randall

    Scouting Ireland

  • Mary T Hally
    Mary T Hally

    Irish Girl Guides

  • Joanna Siewierska
    Joanna Siewierska


  • Gregory Moroney

    Ogra Fianna Fail

  • Gordon Hill


  • Elaine Nevin


  • Derek Reilly
    Derek Reilly

    JCI (Junior Chamber International) Ireland

  • Denis O Brien
    Denis O’Brien

    (Foroige) – Vice President

  • Declan Burgess

    Young Fine Gael

  • Ann Stephens

    Involve Youth Service