GCCN Summer Plenary & Annual General Meeting 2023
Full-Members Meeting

GCCN Summer Plenary & AGM 2023

We were delighted to see so many familiar faces at our

2023 Summer Plenary & Annual General Meeting on
Wednesday, 28 June | 6.30pm – 9pm | The Menlo Park Hotel

During the Annual General Meeting, the membership of the GCCN Secretariat was renewed as follows:

GCCN Secretariat Members 2023-2024
Name Organisation Pillar
John Rabbitte Woodhaven Residents Association Community/Voluntary 
Marian Maloney Access for All Social Inclusion
Arun Asan Access for All Social Inclusion
Letizia Gorini Youth Work Ireland – Galway Community/Voluntary
*Shane Foran Galway Cycling Campaign Community/Voluntary 
*Derrick Hambleton An Taisce Environment
*Margaret Ó Riada Galway Traveller Movement Social Inclusion
*Thomas Flaherty Ballybane Community Resource Centre Social Inclusion
**Lorraine Lally Access for All Social Inclusion 
**Vusi Thabethe Shining Light Galway Social Inclusion
* Members who have reached their term of office in 2023 and were re-elected at 2023 AGM
** New Secretraiat members elected on 28 June 2023
GCCN would like to thank Islammiyah Saudique – Kadejo for her time and work as a GCCN Secretariat member. Islammiyah stepped down from her role in early 2023, due to running for local elections.
We wish Islammiyah all the best in this new endeavor!
Please find below the meeting documentation as follows:

  • The Meeting Presentation including an update on the GCCN work – download here
AGM Agenda – March 2023
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Minutes of Previous AGM and Matters Arising
  • GCCN Annual Report 2022
  • GCCN Financial Report
  • GCCN Secretariat Elections
  • AOB
Plenary Agenda – March 2023
  • Minutes & Matters Arising
  • GCCN Representatives’ Updates
  • Message to the Department re Reps and Funding
  • LGBT Training / CARD Pledge
  • Update on GCCN Work
  • AOB
If you have questions or comments, please contact Oana at communications@gccn.ie.

All GCCN members are invited to join the Plenary meetings.

Please note, the Plenary meeting is open to members only, unless non-members are expressly invited.

Each member group/organisation is welcome to send up to two representatives to each event.

Coffee/tea and finger food will be served on the evening, so please let us know of any allergies/intolerance you might have, by emailing Oana at communications@gccn.ie.
GCCN Summer Plenary & AGM 2023

Plenary invitation showing GCCN members attending a past meeting