Representation

Galway City Community Network is the Public Participation Network in Galway city and is the mechanism for  the selection of representatives of the community, voluntary and environmental sectors on a range of bodies and committees. GCCN is represented on:
  • The Galway City Local Community Development Committee
  • Strategic Policy Committees;
  • Galway Joint Policing Committee;
  • Galway City & County Childcare Committee;
  • Galway City Partnership;
  • Western Drugs Task Force.

Representing the PPN  is an important task. In order to ensure that representation is informed and based on knowledge of the policy area and on commitment to the PPN, the following criteria for PPN representation applies:

  • An awareness of general policy in the area representatives represent on;
  • A knowledge of the GCCF: PPN policies in the area and a commitment to promoting these polices and to policy development where necessary;
  • A proven track record in the ability to represent;
  • A commitment to attending all meetings of the LCDC or SPC or whichever forum/structure you are elected to sit on;
  • A commitment to attend all PPN Plenary Meetings;
  • A commitment to convene and attend the Linkage Group in relevant to the thematic area;
  • A commitment to supporting new representatives should the need arise;
  • A commitment to issuing a report on the meetings for publication by the PPN Co-ordinator.

A database of current GCCN representatives is available here

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