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Written Answers. - Appointments to State Bodies.

Wednesday, 8 May 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 465 No. 1

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 174. Mr. D. Ahern Information on Dermot Ahern Zoom on Dermot Ahern  asked the Minister for Social Welfare Information on Prionsias De Rossa Zoom on Prionsias De Rossa  the persons appointed by him to the boards of semi-State companies and other organisations under the aegis of his Department since February 1995; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9081/96]

Minister for Social Welfare (Proinsias De Rossa): Information on Prionsias De Rossa Zoom on Prionsias De Rossa There are three statutory agencies under the aegis of my Department, namely, the Combat Poverty Agency, the Pensions Board and the [182] National Social Service Board. The persons appointed by me since February 1995 to these agencies are as follows.

Combat Poverty Agency

One appointment was made by me to this agency since February 1995. Ms Anna Lee became a member of the board and chairperson with effect from 21 June 1995. The term of office of eight board members ended on 6 December 1995 but they have not been replaced to date.

Pensions Board

The following persons were appointed on 21 December 1995, for a five year period, to replace the first board whose term of office ended on 20 December 1995:

Mr. Eamon Heffernan (Chairperson)

Mr. Jim Kehoe

Ms Raymonde Kelly

Mr. Ciaran Long

Ms Anne Maher

Mr. Donal McAleese

Mr. Stepthen McCarthy

Mr. Robert Woods

Ms Deirdre Carroll

Mr. Joe Mooney

Ms Kay Brophy

Ms Rosheen Callendar

Ms Veronica McDermott

National Social Service Board

Mr. Donal De Buitlear was appointed Chairperson of the National Social Service Board on 13 June 1995. In addition, the following persons were appointed to the board for a three year period with effect from 1 September 1995:

Ms Paula Clancy

Mr. Mel Cousins

Ms Joan Duffy

Mr. Denis Foley

Ms Geralyn McGarry

Mr. Michael McLoone

Ms Rosarii Moylan

Mr. Tom Mulherin

Ms. Mary Murphy

Mr. Martin Naughton

Ms Mary O'Connell

Mr. Padraig Rehill

Ms Monica Weir

Ms Kate Kelly.

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