09.06.11 Minister Deenihan advertises for Board members for the National Gallery of Ireland, the Abbey Theatre and the Irish Film Board
Invitation to serve as Board Member
Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has published an advert on the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht website seeking expressions of interest in future vacancies for Board members on the Boards of the National Gallery of Ireland, the Abbey Theatre and the Irish Film Board.
The advert seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons for non-executive positions on the Boards of the National Gallery of Ireland, the Abbey Theatre and the Irish Film Board.
The advert can be seen on the website of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (click here).
Minister Deenihan said: “this is an exciting opportunity for suitable and experienced people to help shape the future of these wonderful institutions. We are seeking to widen the pool of suitable candidates for consideration for appointment to these bodies. ”
Interested persons should state the Board(‘s) they wish to be considered for appointment to, their area of expertise, relevant experience and qualifications, and also set out clearly any actual or potential conflicts of interest if they were to be appointed to a Board.
The Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies: http://www.finance.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?fn=/documents/Guidelines/codepractstatebod09.pdf includes a description of the role and responsibilities of Directors.
The Minister may appoint persons from outside the expressions of interest received in response to this advertisement.
Expressions of interest should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Tadhg O’Shea, Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, New Road, Killarney, County Kerry to be received no later than 5.00pm., Friday 8th July 2011.