WWETB Board Members

In accordance with the provisions of the Education and Training Boards Act, on July 1 2013, Co. Waterford VEC, City of Waterford VEC and Co. Wexford VEC ceased to exist and were aggregated into a new body, the Waterford & Wexford Education and Training Board.

As with all ETBs in Ireland, the new Waterford & Wexford ETB will include 21 members comprising 12 local authority representatives, 2 staff representatives, 2 parents’ representatives and 5 members from bodies representing community/business interests. One community/business interest representative must be drawn from business, industry and employers; one must be drawn from learners’ representative bodies and one must be representative of bodies connected to school management or leadership.

The following is a list of current WWETB Board Members


Members elected by Waterford City and County Council
Cllr. Tom Cronin
Cllr. Pat Nugent
Cllr. Michael J. O’Ryan, Deputy Chairperson
Cllr. Lola O’Sullivan
Cllr. Matt Shanahan
Members elected by Wexford County Council
Cllr. Malcolm Byrne
Cllr. Ger Carthy
Cllr. Kathleen Codd Nolan
Cllr. Mary Farrell
Cllr. Jim Moore, Chairperson
Cllr. Barbara Anne Murphy
Cllr. Fionntán Ó’Súilleabháin
Staff Representatives
Mr Geoffrey Collins
Ms Nessa Murphy
Parents Representatives
Mr David Doyle
Ms Finola Walsh
Nominated By Representative Bodies
Ms Mary Ryan
Mr John Evoy
Mr Mark Fitzgerald
Mr John Wall
Ms Áine Uí Fhoghlú



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