Galway City Community Network is the Public Participation Network for Galway city.
The Galway City Community Network membership is the main decision making body of the PPN. It meets in Plenary four times a year. Members can propose motions for changes to policy or positions at the quarterly meetings.
The Secretariat of Galway City Community Network is comprised of up to 12 GCCN members who work entirely on a voluntary basis. They are responsible for ensuring that the aims, objectives of GCCN are implemented. The Secretariat is elected by the Plenary membership at the Annual General Meeting, when there is a turnover of at least one third of the group. The Secretariat aim to:
– Organise business and agendas for Galway City Community Network
– Day-to-day management of GCCN
– Co-ordinate activities of the Linkage Groups
– Participate in the Linkage Groups
– Act as a support to representatives and facilitate information sharing.
– Facilitate the evaluation of GCCN activities.
The current members of the Steering Committee 2014 are:
|Derrick Hambleton||An Taisce||Environment|
|Terry McDonough||Environmental Pillar||Environment|
|Donncha Foley||Galway Volunteer Centre||Voluntary|
|Imelda Gormally||Galway City Partnership||Social Inclusion|
|James Coyne||Westside Resource Centre||Social Inclusion|
|Margaret Ó Riada||Galway Traveller Movement||Social Inclusion|
|Marian Maloney||Galway Centre for Independent Living||Social Inclusion|
|Nichola Tierney||Westside Age Inclusion||Social Inclusion|
|Eleanor Hough||Grattan Court Residents Association||Voluntary|
|Garry Lohan||JCI Galway||Voluntary|
|Shane Foran||Galway Cycling Campaign||Voluntary|
|Tommy Flaherty||Ballybane Community Resource Centre||Voluntary|