Calling ATHLONE & BOYLE Groups …….. Roscommon PPN Secretariat Elections

Roscommon PPN Secretariat
Who to Contact


Name:  Brenda Mc Nicholas Roscommon PPN Resource Officer


Mob: 086 0478616  

Who are We The Secretariat is the key day-to-day administrative body within the PPN Structure
What We Do ·         Ensures the proper functioning of the PPN between Plenary meetings and in accordance with the constitution. Manages the PPN budget including on-going financial matters and decisions. Ensures that PPN processes work, as far as possible / practicable, in accordance with this Constitution and in an efficient and effective manner.

·         Monitors on an on-going basis the activities of the PPN network and proposes remedial action. Manages the development and implementation of the PPN’s strategic plan.

·         Facilitates the implementation of decisions of the Plenary. Cooperating with any National Advisory Body/Group established for Monitoring and Evaluation of PPN’S recommendations or guidelines issued by such bodies/groups. Agrees an Annual Work Plan namely. Manages the work of the Resource Worker, who acts as the secretary of the Secretariat, and who maintains the minutes, correspondence regarding all Secretariat meetings and Plenaries.  The Secretariat promotes the Network amongst its Members and in the wider community. Administers the PPN in accordance with best practice and to the highest possible standard (to be agreed between the members, and if necessary approved by the Plenary).

RPPN College/Municipal District The Secretariat consists of nine (9) members (2 from each College and 1 from each Municipal District).

Community & Voluntary x 2

Social Inclusion x 2

Environment x 2

Athlone Municipal District x 1

Roscommon Municipal District x 1

Boyle Municipal District x 1

How Often We Meet Approx. 10/12 times per year – Meeting venues majority in Roscommon

– Time:  Venue & Times proposed & agreed by Secretariat

Role of PPN Representative The PPN Representative, using the skills and abilities they have developed through working with their own group, is expected to gather and present the views and opinions of all member organisations (including, but not limited to, his/her own group) of the PPN body which nominated him/her.


The Representative brings issues of relevance from the community to the RPPN Secretariat and gives feedback to the community by filling in the Representative Report after every meeting they attend on the PPNs behalf.


Please return completed Nomination form for Athlone Municipal District to or for more details in relation to any of above please contact: Roscommon Public Participation Network, Community & Enterprise Section, Roscommon County Council, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon. F42 VR98.