The Board of Directors of Rowing Ireland comprises President, Treasurer, Hon. Secretary, former President for two years after leaving office, and two representatives from each branch. The CEO also attends meetings.
The first three are voted in at the AGM. The branch representatives are voted in by the Branch AGM’s.
To put names to titles, the current holders of the various posts for the 2009/10 season are as follows:
Title: Incumbent Club
President: Tony Dooley Carlow RC
Hon. Secretary Gordon Reid Lagan Scullers’ Club
Vice President: Mike Hughes
Former President within 2 years n/a
Province Chair: Club
Leinster Brendan O’Dea
Subcommittee SubCtte Chair and objectives
Adaptive Rowing: Joe Cunningham
Coordinate Adaptive Rowing efforts domestic and beyond
Formulate Policies; Check implementation; Review practices and procedures; Assure good Governance
Finance Subcommittee TBA
Anti-doping: Martin Corcoran
Coordinate the IARU’s compliance with anti-doping regulations and practice. Arrange educational activities throughout the sport.
Championships Mike Hughes
Coordinate the running of the Senior and Junior Irish Rowing championships
Club Development: Mike McCrohan to develop remit – No appointment
Provide information, expertise, and if available and appropriate, financial backing, to ensure the active continuation of existing clubs and the viable establishment of new clubs. The main input to this committee should come from the branches rather than centrally.
Coach Education: Mark Pattison
Organise, Control, develop all matters relating to Coach Education; Establish Coach Ed Plan & Programme; Establish budget. Reporting.
Disciplinary:. To Be Announced
Oversee the investigation and processing of disciplinary matters should they arise
Disciplinary Officer CEO
Domestic Events Brenda Ewing
Coordinate Events calendar; Events’ Observers, competition rules.
High Performance RI Officer Garth Young.
Organise, Control, develop all matters relating to International Rowing; Establish IR Plan & Programme; Establish budget & Reporting.
National Rowing Centre: Brendan O’Dea
Organise, Control, develop all matters relating to the National Rowing Centre facilities, on and off the water; Establish NRC Plan & Programme; Establish budget. Reporting.
Organise, control, develop matters relating to safety; Safety Plan; Work with other relevant sub-committees.
Coordinate development of a strategic plan for Irish Rowing from 2009 to 2013 and beyond
Tour and Recreational Rowing: Frank Durkin
Develop and promote Tour & Recreational rowing and increase participation by men and women of all ages.
Umpires: Lisa O’Callaghan
Organise…matters related to umpiring (domestic and beyond); Umpire Seminars, monitor umpiring… Competition rules
University Rowing: Billy Ryan, UCC
Act as liaison with the third level colleges; Liaise with the University Championships. Consider other university/student rowing matters
Ethics Subcommittee Open
Organise, Control, develop all matters relating to youth rowing. Encourage uptake of sport; Implement Code of Ethics
Masters Rowing Open
PR and Marketing CEO
The Rowing Ireland office is responsible for processing registrations, affiliations and providing a service to clubs. It manages Rowing Ireland 's finance system and liaises with statutory agencies and other bodies. The office is staffed by the CEO, Martin Corcoran, Tomas Kelly - Administrator and Ji Young Kim, Accounts.
Denis O’Regan is the administrator at the National Rowing Centre.
Martin McElroy is the Performance Director, and Adrian Cassidy is the Senior Coach, Rob Baker U23 coach, Derek Holland, Jnr coach