LCDC Membership

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Local Community Development Committee Structure

Based on a 40 Local Authority Membership, 19 persons to sit on LCDC for Meath

Membership 51% Non Statutory and 49% Statutory

 Statutory Sector (9)

  • Ms Jackie Maguire, Chief Executive, MCC               
  • Cllr Sharon Tolan
  • Cllr Sinead Burke
  • Cllr Sharon Keogan
  • Ms Margaret Cranney, Department of Social Protection
  • Ms Sadie Ward McDermott, Louth / Meath Education & Training Board
  • Mr Tom Oxley, HSE
  • Mr Tadhg Ó Conghaile, Údaras na Gaeltactha
  • Mr Joe English, Local Enterprise Office

Non-Statutory Sector (10)

  • Mr Michael Ludlow, Meath Partnership
  • Mr Eamonn Cassells, Community Sector
  • Mr John Higgins, Community Sector
  • Ms Sheila Comiskey, Social Inclusion
  • Ms Jacinta O'Sullivan, Social Inclusion
  • Mr John V. Farrelly, Chambers of Commerce
  • Ms Suzanne Brady, Environmental Sector
  • Mr Seamus McGee, Farming Sector
  • Mr Robert Bradley, Trade Union Sector
  • Ms Geraldine Hogarty, Youth Work Ireland

LCDC Chief Officer

  • Mr Barry Lynch, Meath County Council

Role of Members

  • Co-ordinate, manage and oversee local development programmes within the county
  • To ensure effectiveness, consistency and avoid duplication between public funded local development programmes
  • Overseeing the Local Community Development Programme from July 2014, Local Development Committees to continue to operate them for 2014
  • Responsible for management of the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) from 2015
  • Preparation of a Local Economic & Community Plan (LECP)