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The PPN Secretariat is an administrative body. It is a flat structure, meaning there are no officers. It is the point of contact between the community & Waterford City & County Council and represents the 600+ PPN member groups in Waterford.

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It has 11 representatives made up of the following:

  • 1 Member from each Municipal District (Dungarvan/Lismore, Comeragh, Tramore & Waterford City West, Waterford City East & Waterford City South)
  • 2 Members from each pillar (Community & Voluntary, Environment & Social Inclusion)

When do they meet?

Meetings take place approx every two months, during the evening, alternating between Dungarvan, Tramore & Waterford.

As Secretariat Rep you will:

  • Work as a team with the other PPN reps on the Secretariat
  • Sub committee roles, ie; HR/Finance/Awards
  • Coordinate and facilitate the day to day management of the PPN including the Staffing and budgets.
  • Implement the decisions of the Plenary (all PPN members)
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the PPN
  • Report back to the Plenary on developments/issues

Further informationAbout the PPN & Secretariat

Member Name

Member Organisation




Peter O’ Rourke

Comeragh Municipal District

089 2397742

Michael J Walsh

Dungarvan / Lismore Municipal District

086 837 7590

Frank Nolan

Tramore/Waterford City West Municipal District

087 643 2289


Waterford City East Municipal District


Waterford City South Municipal District

Marion O’ Mara

Community & Voluntary

086 81438732

Niall O’ Brien

Ballyduff/Ballysaggart IFA

Community & Voluntary

086 3482704

Susan Gallagher


Friends of St. Johns River


 087 2210583

Colette O’ Connell

County Waterford Beekeepers


058 41910

Lynda O Shea

Social Inclusion

085 850 2375

Garrett Wyse

Tramore Theatre Group

Social Inclusion

087 653 6002