Board of Management at Gurraneasig NS

Chairperson: Ms. Mary O’Driscoll

Treasurer & Parents Nominee: TBC

Secretary & Principal: Ms. Maeve Tighe

Patrons Nominee: TBC

Teachers Nominee: TBC

Parents Nominee: TBC

Community Nominees: TBC

Overview of the Board of Management

Boards of management of primary schools are appointed for a four year term. The term of office for new boards of management is from 1 December 2019 to 30 November 2023.

The Board’s main function is to manage the school on behalf of the patron, for the benefit of the students and to ensure an appropriate education for each student at the school. The board is accountable to the patron and the Minister for Education and Skills.

All boards of management of primary schools assuming office from 1 December 2019 onwards are required to adhere to the provisions of the Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2019 – 2023. This contains an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the Board and the various rules regarding the composition and operation of Boards.