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FPPN Community Representative

Representatives attend decision making committees.
  • Represent the views of all members of the Network/Linkage Groups
  • Bring issues relevant from the decision making body to the policy making arena.
  • Meeting and reporting back to the linkage groups/ electoral colleges/ secretariat/ plenary on the outcomes of policy making meetings and issues being raised regularly.
  • Attending and participating at all decision making bodies meeting.
  • Taking direction from the Linkage group on the position they are to take on particular issues.
  • Reporting to the Secretariat and Resource Worker from decision making body meeting.
The representatives can support the work of your group by:

  • Bringing your concerns/issues to the Decision/Policy Making arena
  • Feeding back to you at Linkage group meetings from their committees
  • Any member of the Fingal Public Participation Network can be nominated to a decision making body representative position – once within the requirements for nominations from specific Electoral College.
  • They will be assessed according to the criteria set out by the decision making body and Secretariat.
  • Speak to the Resource Worker for more information.
  • Fingal Public Participation Network members can serve on only one decision making body representative position and on the Secretariat.
  • The first elections in FPPN took place at the County Plenary in April 2015.
  • Going forward Linkage groups will be tasked with the responsibility for selecting and nominating their representative to the decision making body.
  • All nominations and elected representatives will be presented to the Plenary and the secretariat for validation.
Representative Decision Making Committee Area Electoral College
Lorcan Blake Arts SPC Howth Malahide Community & Voluntary
Okezie Emmanuel Emuaga Economic SPC Swords Balbriggan Community & Voluntary
Odran Reid Housing SPC Swords Balbriggan Community & Voluntary
Freda Hughes Housing SPC Castleknock/Mulhuddart Social Inclusion
Myles Caulfield Joint Policing Committee Swords Balbriggan Community & Voluntary
Rev. Kenneth Lindsay Joint Policing Committee Castleknock/Mulhuddart Social Inclusion
Eamonn Price Joint Policing Committee Swords Balbriggan Social Inclusion
Raymond Smyth Joint Policing Committee Castleknock Mulhuddart Community & Voluntary
Maria Tormey JPC & Secretariat Castleknock/Mulhuddart Environment
Alice Davis LCDC Swords Balbriggan Social Inclusion
Marie O’Brien LCDC Howth Malahide Environment
Jeff Murphy LCDC Castleknock/Mulhuddart Community/Voluntary
Tony Brennan LCDC & Secretariat Swords Balbriggan Community & Voluntary
Greg Farrell Planning SPC & Secretariat Swords Balbriggan Community & Voluntary
Kieran O’Neill Planning SPC & Secretariat Castleknock Mulhuddart Environment
Adaku Ezeudo Secretariat & LCDC Castleknock Mulhuddart Social Inclusion
Jakub Jura- Zajac Secretariat Swords Balbriggan Social Inclusion
Ann Lynch Secretariat Swords Balbriggan Environment
John McGrath Secretariat Castleknock Mulhuddart Community & Voluntary
Pat Murphy Secretariat Howth/Malahide Community/Voluntary
Peadar O’Kelly Secretariat Swords Balbriggan Community/Voluntary
Bob Laird Transport SPC Swords Balbriggan Community & Voluntary
Raymond Ryan Transport SPC Swords Balbriggan Environment
Angela O’Flynn Bury Water & Environment SPC Howth Malahide Environment
Charles Sargent Water & Environment SPC Howth/Malahide Community/Voluntary
Jossy Akwuobi Joint Policing Committee Castleknock/Mulhuddart Social Inclusion
The Secretariat will call for nominations whenever positions become vacant or new ones created.

At present we:

  • Joint Policing Committee – Community/ Voluntary
  • Housing SPC – Environment
  • Economic & Enterprise Development & Tourism – Environment
  • Arts/ Culture and Community – Social Inclusion
A linkage group is a structure within the Fingal Public Participation Network of common interest groups who have the responsibility for electing representatives to decision making bodies and give direction to those representatives. Any member of FPPN can become a member of a Linkage Group. The Linkage Group is:

  • Mechanism to enable organisations to shape the decision made by any structure of Fingal County Council that affect them
  • Facilitate debate among common interest groups
  • Develop positions on policies relevant to the work of Linkage group
  • Nominate/ choose their representatives to the External Bodies
  • Report on Linkage Group progress to Secretariat, internally within the linkage group, to other interested parties when required.
  • Support the Fingal Public Participation Network Representative to the External Body – members will give direction to the Representative on the position they are to take on particular issues
  • Facilitate the sharing of information with interested PPN members/ linkage group members from the External Committee
  • Operate as a reference group on the all issues relating to the group

 

Click on the following for more information on the various Linkage Groups: