Council Membership

Council Members are appointed by the Minister for Health. Council composition consists of not more than 17 members as follows;

Two representatives of recognised institutions await appointment and will be filled in due course.

Current Membership

Full NamePositionRationale
Dr. Jacqueline BurkeChairpersonRepresentative of the interests of the general public.61591
Mr. Hillery Patrick CollinsVice ChairpersonAppointed on the nomination of a trade union, which, in the opinion of the Minister, is representative of the majority of emergency medical technicians.43210
Dr. David MenziesMemberRegistered medical practitioner with an interest and expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.437020
Dr. Niamh CollinsMemberRegistered medical practitioner with an interest and expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.437720
Dr. Mick MolloyMemberRegistered medical practitioner with an interest and expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.460820
Dr. Conor DeasyMemberRepresentative of the management of health boards.512320
Ms. Tess O'DonovanMemberRepresentative of the management of health boards.615620
Ms. Fiona McDaidMemberRegistered nurse with an interest and expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.615720
Mr. Patrick FlemingMemberPerson with a special interest or expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.615820
Dr. Jason van der VeldeMemberPerson with a special interest or expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.628720
Mr. Jimmy JordanMemberAppointed on the nomination of a trade union, which, in the opinion of the Minister, is representative of the majority of emergency medical technicians.656020
Mr. Patrick John HanafinMemberAppointed on the nomination of a body recognised by the Minister as being representative of emergency medical technicians.122020
Mr. Thomas Joseph KeaneMemberPerson with a special interest and expertise in pre-hospital emergency care.146220
Mr. Dennis Anthony KeeleyMemberAppointed from a recognised institution on the nomination of the head of that institution.148420
Mr. William Christopher MerrimanMemberRepresentative of the management of health boards.212020
Mr. Shane MooneyMemberAppointed on the nomination of a trade union to represent the majority of emergency medical technicians.215720
Mr. Aidan O'BrienMemberAppointed from a recognised institution on the nomination of the head of that institution.241120