Board of Management

The affairs of Canoeing Ireland are managed by an elected Management Board. The Board has overriding authority in all matters. However, it has authority to delegate responsibility to a number of Standing Committees as follows:

Board Of Management
Leinster Representative TBC
Connacht/Ulster Representative Paul Pierce
Munster Representative Evan Roberts
Dublin Representative TBC
Olympic Representative Neil Fleming
Non Olympic Representative TBC
Recreational Representative TBC

 

Executive 

The Executive is responsible for the day to day financial and administrative affairs of the Union, employment of staff, and the achievement of the Union’s policies and objectives. The current members of the Executive are:

President Paul Donnelly
Honorary Secretary Brian Ogilvie
Honorary Treasurer Adrian Shanahan
Executive Member Colm Slevin
Executive Member Ike Jacob

 

Specialist Competitive Committees

The Board further delegates its responsibilities to a number of Specialist Committees, who are authorised to act in all matters connected with their own branch of the sport, and to draft regulations for the proper management of their discipline.  The Specialist Committees are:

Canoe Polo
Canoe Slalom
Freestyle
Paddle Surf
Marathon Racing
Sprint Racing
Wild Water Racing

 

Training & Development Committee 

The Training & Development Committee through its countrywide network of qualified instructors (Training Unit) is responsible for the promotion of recreational canoeing in all its forms. The Training & Development Committee (TDC) is the annually elected representative body of the TU. The Committee contains the following positions:

 

Executive Officers Sub Committees
Chairman Kayak Training Advisory Panel
Secretary Sea Kayak  
Treasurer Open Canoe  
Coaching  
Safety PRO  
Regional Liaison
Youth
 

 

The TDC is involved in making policy decisions, setting operational standards, promoting the training and qualifying of Outdoor Adventure Centre staff, developing resource material, research, training of instructors, consultation, provision of equipment, and promotion of all disciplines through non certificate training courses.

The Training and Development Unit can be reached at tdu@canoe.ie

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