Who we are

Board Members & Staff

STAFF MEMBERS

Office Manager Mrs. Mary Brady
To provide management and leadership of the PTAA towards achievement of its aims, vision and values.
Financial Controller
Mr. Bill Taaffe
To advise, manage and control the financial affairs of the Pioneer Association.
Secretary to Office Manager/Assistant Editor
Ms. Roisin Fulham
To provide secretarial assistance to the Office Manager and to be the Assistant editor for the Pioneer Magazine
Despatch/Reception/Stock Controller Ms. Margaret Fulham
To provide reception, despatch and stock control duties to the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association
Project Co-Ordinator
Mr. Raymond O'Connor
To oversee projects that assist in promoting the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

BOARD MEMBERS

Chairman
Mr. Muredach Tuffy
Secretary
Ms. Fiona Minogue
Central Spiritual Director
Fr. Bernard McGuckian, SJ
President
Mr. James Shevlin
Other members
Archbishop Michael Neary D.D., Mary Brady, Michael Keane, Jim Halligan, Robert Shannon, Joe Greenan, John Dowling, Sorcha Ui Laoghaire, Marie Spring.

NATIONAL COMMITTEES - MEMBERS

National Youth Committee

Interim Chairperson
Patricia Gallagher
Delegate
Grace Ward
Delegate
Maria Timmons
Delegate
Mary Creaven
Delegate Eugene Hill
Delegate Niamh Farrell
Delegate
Louise Gallagher
Delegate
Aoife Carbury
Delegate
Catriona Fox
(Ex-Officio)
 
(Ex-Officio)
Fr. Bernard McGuckian, SJ
(Ex-Officio)
Dermot Fagan

National Leisure Committee

Chairperson
Michael Keane
Vice-Chairperson
Michael Rattigan
Secretary
Mary Butler
Asst.Secretary
Mary Livingstone
Treasurer
Mrs Maura Kirwan
Assistant Treasurer
Gerard Coyle
PRO
 Eileen Heffernan/Ann Hyland
Other members
Mary Brady, Michael Hayes, Sorcha Ui Laoghaire, Conor Conaghan, John Dowling, Kathleen Shine, James Shevlin (ex-officio).

Finance Committee

Chairperson
Mary Brady
Secretary
Sean Farrell
Other members Mary Butler, Mary Livingstone, John Dowling, Mr. Muredach Tuffy, (ex-officio)

PROVINCIAL ACTIVITIES COMMITTEES

Ulster

Chairperson
Jim Halligan
Vice-Chairperson
Sonny McDermott
Spiritual Director
Fr. Andrew Tully, CC
Secretary
Mary Livingstone
Assistant Secretary/Youth Officer
Mary Trainor
Treasurer/Readoiri Officer Gerard Coyle
Assistant Treasurer
Michael Livingstone
PRO
Michael Keane
Child Safeguarding Officer's Michael Keane (South) and Mary Livingstone (North)
Quiz Officer
Conor Conaghan
Assistant Quiz Officer
Conor Melley
Delegates to National Leisure
Gerard Coyle, Mary Livingstone, Conor Conaghan

Munster

Chairperson
Sorcha Ui Laoghaire
Vice-Chairperson
Philip Flynn
Secretary
Kathleen Shine
Treasurer
Michael Hayes
Assistant Treasurer
Philip Flynn
Assistant SEC/PRO/YOUTH OFFICER
Sorcha Ui Laoghaire
Delegates to National Leisure Committee
Michael Hayes, Sorcha Ui Laoghaire, Kathleen Shine

Leinster

Chairperson
John Dowling
Vice-Chairperson
Beamie Sheehan
Secretary/Youth Officer
Sabrina Dempsey
Assistant Secretary/Child Safeguarding Officer
Eileen Heffernan
Treasurer
Eddie Dunne
Assistant Treasurer
Maura Kirwan
Spiritual Director
Leon De Barra
PRO
Paddy Lawlor
Quiz Officer
Mary Brady
Delegates to National Leisure
Mary Brady, Eileen Heffernan, Maura Kirwan, John Dowling.

Connaught

Chairperson
James Shevlin
Vice-Chairperson
Sean Duffy
Spiritual Director
Fr. Joe Delaney
Spiritual Officer Beatrice Cuddy
Secretary
Mary Butler
Assistant Secretary
Frances Egan
Treasurer
Michael Rattigan
Assistant Treasurer
Patsy Flanagan
Delegates to National Leisure Committee Mary Butler, Michael Rattigan, Ann Hyland, Enda Kilcommins

 

Sean Duffy