National Executive Committee - Past Members

Past Members National Executive Committee Section Ireland.
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Billy Saunderson


Immediate Past President 2012 - 2015
President 2006 - 2012
Secretary General 1994 - 2006
National Youth Exchange Secretary 1983 - 1994


Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ippipaireland@gmail.com

Tel: +353 (0)87 678 5464

 

 

 

A member of IPA since 1970, Billy was first elected to the National Executive Committee in 1983 with responsibility for Youth Exchange and in 1994 was elected to the position of Secretary General.

During his 32 years of service on the National Executive Committee his duties also included social, financial and professional affairs. In that time the Association was managed by five different National Presidents. Each brought his or her own ’mark‘, all for the betterment and development of IPA.

At National Congress 2006 held in Carrigaline, Co. Cork Billy was elected to the position of National President for the period 2006 - 2009. Billy was re-elected to the position of President at National Congress in Ennistymon, Co. Clare in April 2009. He intends, with the support of all, to continue the good work of his predecessors while keeping in mind the changing lifestyle of society and in particular that of An Garda Síochána. He remains actively involved in IPA in Shannonside Region No. 4 and especially in the Clare Thomond Branch.



Noel Geary

1st Vice President  2012 - 2015
2nd Vice President 2009 - 2012
National Hobbies Secretary  1991 - 2009


Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Email: ippipaireland@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

A member of the National Executive Committee since 1991, Noel was first elected to the position of Hobbies Secretary at National Council in the Ardilaun House Hotel, Galway.

During his 24 years of service on the National Executive, Noel served as 2nd Vice President from 2009 to 2012 and as 1st Vice President from 2012 until 2015.

Noel continued to be very active in his local Branch and Region during all of his time as a member of the National Executive Committee and he is committed to continuing his involvement with his Regional Committee. He remains actively involved in the IPA in the Kildare Region.


 

Pat Nunan

2nd Vice President 2012 - 2015.
National Supplies Secretary 2006 - 2012.
 

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.


Pat was first elected to the National Executive Committee, at National Congress 2006 in Carrigaline, Co,Cork, succeeding Tom Moran in the role of National Supplies Secretary. Pat served in that position for the next six years, until his election to position of Vice President at National Congress 2012 in Waterford, foillowing in the footsteps of Noel Geary. Pat served in that position for the next three years, completing his NEC service at National Congress 2015, held in Athlone.

Pat remains an active member of his Region in Cork, of which he is the Chairman.


 

Liam Niland


National Supplies Secretary 2012 - 2015

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

Liam was first elected to the National Executive Committee at National Congress 2012 in Waterford to the position of Supplies Secretary.

Liam is an active member of the Committee in his Region in Dublin.



Aidan Curtin


National Hobbies Secretary 2009 - 2015

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

Aidan was first elected to the National Executive Committee at National Congress 2009 in Ennistymon, Co. Clare to the position of Supplies Secretary. He was elected to the position of Hobbies Secretary.

Aidan has been an active member of the Committee in his Region in Dublin for many years, remaining so folowing his election to the NEC. He remains an active members in his Region.



John Gillard


Assistant National Treasurer 1991 - 2015

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

John was first elected to the National Executive Committee at National Council 1991 held in Galway city, to the position of Assistant National Treasurer. JohnHe was re-elected to that position at each of the following National Council/National Congress meetings held every three years, completing his service on the National Executive Committee in 2015.

John is an active member of the Cuchulainn Regional Committee, where he serves as Regional Treasurer.



Seamus Treacy


Assistant National Social Secretary (with Responsibility for Junior Members 2012 - 2015

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

Seamus was elected to the National Executive Committee at National Congress 2012 in Waterford, to the position of Assistant Social Secretary with responsibility for Junior members.

Seamus has been an active member of the IPA for many years and has served on the Regional Committee in his Region in Dublin. Seamus has also been involved in the delivery of Seminars in Gimborn Castle.


 

 

Eamonn McCarthy


National House Secretary 2012 - 2016

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

Eamonn was elected to National Executive Committee and to the position of National House Secretary, which was vacated by the late David McEllin at National Congress 2012 in Waterford. Eamon introduced a number of inovative changes to the IPA Accommodations Portfolio during his tenure in the position.

Eamonn remains active in Association activities and continues his involvement with his local Region in Cork. 

 


 

Joe McKeown


National Treasurer 1988 - 2012

Contact Address: c/o IPA Office, 13 Iona Drive, Glasnevin, Dublin9
 

Email: ipairish@gmail.com

Tel: via IPA Office.

Joe was first elected to the National Executive Committee at National Congress 1988 in Ennis, Co. Clare to the position of National Treasurer and was re-elected to that position at each subsequent National Council/Congress until leaving the National Executive Committee at National Congress 2012 in Waterford.

Joe's involvement in the IPA was extensive. He was Regional Treasurer in the former Region No. 1 in Dublin and since the 1980's, was very much involved in the welcoming of IPA members from other Sections to Dublin.