Board of Management

The Board of Management operates within the guidelines of the Articles of Management of Voluntary Secondary Schools and the educational philosophy of the Loreto Trust Board.

Chairperson
Mr. Aidan Farell

Trustee Nominees
Mr. Seamus Given
Ms. Mary O’Reilly
Sr. Mary O’Connor I.B.V.M.

Parent Nominees

Ms. Órla Nathan

Mr. Brendan Balfe

Teacher Nominees
Ms. Patricia Lalor
Ms. Orlaith Cagney

Secretary of the Board
Ms. Margaret O’Donoghue

The current Board of Management has both long serving and new members, ensuring continuity and renewal, and is also gender balanced. Regular contact is maintained with the Loreto Trustees. The Board makes an annual report to the Loreto Education Trust and the trust’s education officer visits the school every year to discuss any findings or implications of the report. Training is offered to all new board members.

The Board meets very regularly and fulfils its duties conscientiously and professionally. The Board ensures that statutory and other policies have been drafted and ratified, that school facilities have been maintained and improved, and that the Board’s financial and employer obligations have been carried out diligently.

Function of the Board

The Board will have the following general responsibilities:

Ensuring that the school operates according to the religious and educational philosophy of the Loreto Sisters

Promoting the general welfare and progress of the school

Financial administration of the school.

Selection and appointment of staff.

Dealing with official correspondence relevant to the Board.