Kildare Public Participation Secretariat

Social Inclusion

P.J Fagan

Social Inclusion
Celbridge/Leixlip MD

Dermot O'Donnell

Celbridge/Leixlip MD
Clane/Maynooth MD

Naomi Scott-Hayward

Clane/Maynooth MD
Community/Voluntary

James Cotter

Community/Voluntary
Environmental

Cliona Kelliher

Environmental
Kildare/Newbridge MD

Sarah Shakespeare

Kildare/Newbridge MD
Social Inclusion

Anne Crowe

Social Inclusion
Environmental

Suzanne Murphy

Environmental
Community/Voluntary

Vacant

Community/Voluntary
Naas MD

Liz Denieffe

Naas MD
Athy MD

Declan Nolan

Athy MD

Role of the Secretariat

The Kildare Public Participation Network Secretariat is made up of 11 members. Two seats are allocated to each of the three Electoral Pillars and the remaining five seats, are allocated to each of the five Municipal Districts.

The members of the Secretariat are independent of Kildare County Council and are elected by the members of Kildare PPN.  

The Secretariat’s role is:

  • To ensure the aims and objectives of the Kildare Public Participation Network are met.
  • To ensure that member groups are informed of developments relevant to their groups.
  • To represent member group’ interests.
  • To facilitate the implementation of the decisions of the Plenary.
  • To develop Kildare Public Participation Network into an effective collective voice for community groups in Kildare.
  • To engage with and support the PPN Representatives.