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What is the Secretariat?

The Secretariat is is the administrative body of the PPN and is elected by the members of the PPN.  Its role is to:

  • Implement decisions made by PPN members at the Plenary.
  • Ensure the the PPN functions in between Plenaries
  • Coordinate the activities of the PPN
  • Communicate regularly with all PPN members and share information concerning PPN activities as widely as possible.
  • Maintain records of PPN business, for example meeting minutes,  and  share meeting agendas.
  • Act as the point of contact for the PPN in relation to the Local Authority, the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government and other organisations.
  • Deal with all correspondence on behalf of PPN, through distributing copies and drafting agreed responses.
  • Manage the PPN network manager.

Secretariat members are selected from the Community and Voluntary, Social Inclusion and Environmental pillar groups of the PPN. There should be equal representation of all three pillar groups on the Secretariat.

How is the Secretariat elected?

Members of the Secretariat are elected by PPN members at the Plenary.  Secretariat members serve a two year term.

Members of DLR PPN Secretariat

If you would like to make contact with the Secretariat please email secretariat@dlrppn.ie or contact the Network Manager on 087 6394506

Name Pillar Organisation
Claire Carroll Community & Voluntary DLR Volunteer Centre
David Girvan Social Inclusion Parents, Family & Friends Association of St. John Of God Carmona Services
John Nolan Social Inclusion DLR Disability Consultative Group
Ben Stafford Social Inclusion Balally Family Resource Centre
Aileen Eglington Community & Voluntary Kilternan Glenamuck Residents Association
Kay Gleeson Community & Voluntary Sandycove & Glasthule Residents Association
Sheila Moore Community & Voluntary Foxrock Area Community & Enterprise Ltd.
Tom Kivlehan     Environment South Dublin Branch Of Birdwatch Ireland
Goff Lalor Environment Crann


Minutes of DLR PPN Secretariat meetings

DLR PPN Secretariat meeting minutes 26th June 2017

DLR PPN Secretariat meeting minutes 29th August 2017

DLR PPN Secretariat meeting minutes 3rd October 2017

DLR PPN Secretariat meeting minutes 13th November 2017

DLR PPN Secretariat meeting minutes 5th December 2017

DLR PPN Secretariat meeting minutes 8th January 2018