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Appointments

Appointments by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine since 6 May 2016

State Body
Name
Appointment Date
Re-
appointment
Date
Expiry
Date
Means of Appointment
Appointed through Stateboards.ie
Appointed by other method e.g. nomination by a prescribed organisation
An Bord Bia  Mr. John Comer  13/05/16     12/05/19     Nomination by a prescribed organisation  
An Bord Bia  Mr. Joe Healy  12/05/16    24/03/18    Nomination by a prescribed organisation 
An Bord Bia  Ms Caroline Keeling  10/12/13 - 09/12/16  11/12/16 10/12/19    Nomination by a prescribed organisation   
An Bord Bia   Mr Michael Carey  19/09/14  19/09/17 18/03/18    Nomination of the Minister 
Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board  Mr.Brendan Brice  17/06/16    16/06/19    Nomination by a prescribed organisation
Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board  Professor Owen McIntyre  17/06/16    16/06/19    Nomination by a prescribed organisation
Aquaculture Licences Appeals Board  Mr Jim Power   17/06/16    16/06/19    Nomination by a prescribed organisation 
Bord Iascaigh Mhara Ms. Lisa Vaughan 21/06/16   20/06/19 Yes  
Bord Iascaigh Mhara Mr Raymond J Harty   26/07/17 26/07/20 Yes   
Bord Iascaigh Mhara Mr Sean O'Donoghue   26/07/17 26/07/20 Yes   
Bord Iascaigh Mhara Mr William Deasy   26/07/17 26/07/20 Yes   
Bord Iascaigh Mhara Mr Damien McLaughlin   26/07/17 26/07/20 Yes   
Bookmakers Appeal Committee Mr Peter Allen 22/06/16   21/06/19   Reappointment as Chair
Coillte Mr. Fergal Leamy 24/11/16   12/04/20   Appointed by other means (see note 1)
Horse Racing Ireland  Mr. Peter G Nolan 10/11/16   09/11/20 Yes  
Horse Racing Ireland  Ms Elizabeth Headon 10/11/16    09/11/20 Yes  
Horse Racing Ireland  Mr. Robert Nixon 31/08/16   30/08/20   Representative of Horse Racing Industry in Northern Ireland
Horse Racing Ireland Mr. Francis Hyland 31/10/16   13/01/17   Nomination by a prescribed organisation 
Horse Racing Ireland Mr. Bernard Caldwell  31/10/16   13/01/17   Nomination by a prescribed organisation
Horse Racing Ireland  Mr. Noel Claoke 31/10/16   13/01/17   Nomination by a prescribed organisation 
Horse Racing Ireland Mr. Michael Halford 26/05/16   25/05/20   Nomination by a prescribed organisation 
Horse Racing Ireland Mr. John Moloney 26/05/16   25/05/20   Nomination by a prescribed organisation  
Horse Racing Ireland Mr. John Powell 26/05/16   25/05/20   Nomination by a prescribed organisation  
Horse Racing Ireland Mr Harry R.D.  McCalmont 19/12/16   18/12/20   Nomination by a prescribed organisation 
Irish National Stud  Mr. Mark Weld 31/08/16   INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis   Yes  
Irish National Stud Dr. Sean Brady 31/08/16   INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis  See Note 2  
Irish National Stud Ms. Jessica Harrington 31/08/16   INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis  Yes  
Irish National Stud  Ms. Darine Walsh 31/08/16   INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis  Yes  
Irish National Stud Mr Matt Dempsey 28/02/13 25/10/17 INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis See Note 2  
Irish National Stud Mr Seamus Boyle 25/10/13 25/10/17 INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis See Note 2  
Irish National Stud Mr John Tuite 25/10/13 25/10/17 INS Directors are replaced/ reappointed on a rotational basis See Note 2  
Teagasc Mr. Richard Kennedy 25/05/16   26/01/20   Nomination by a prescribed organisation  
Teagasc  Mr. Thomas Cooke  05/10/16   04/10/21   Nomination by a prescribed organisation   

Note 1: Derogation from the Guidelines for Appointments to State Boards was granted by the previous Government in accordance with Section 9.3 of those Guidelines to enable the appointment of the CEO to the board. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine with the consent of Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform subsequently appointed the CEO to the board.

Note 2: INS Directors are replaced/reappointed on a rotational basis and remain in situ until replaced/reappointed. In relation to the October 2017 appointments, it was agreed by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform that three directors and the chairman would be reappointed pending a review of the Articles of Association of the INS which deal with the rotation of Directors.

Last Updated: 01 December 2017