Board Sub-Committees 2018 – 2019
Governance & Compliance
Fintan Foy (Chair), Pat McGillion, Ankita Ahluwalia, Fran Brennan (CEO)
Remit: The Committee devises policies and procedures for approval by the Board, and monitors their implementation. It also reviews all external factors affecting the organisation or with the potential to affect the organisation, including proposed, new or changed legislation, new or changed relationships between the organisation and other bodies, including funding bodies.
Service Quality & Safety
Joyce Henderson (Chair), Elaine Twomey, Roisin Nolan, Susan Dowling
Remit: The committee oversees service, quality and safety on behalf of the Board. The Committee endeavours to ensure that all services and supports provided to polio survivors are in accordance with the highest ethical, quality and safety standards.
Pat McGillion (Chairperson), Fintan Foy, Marie Hyland, Joan Bradley
Remit: To ensure that the Board, and its duly appointed Sub-Committees, have access to persons with the necessary qualifications, skills, expertise and experience to guide the organisation in achieving its mission, and to ensure good governance. The Committee considers, evaluates and recommends to the Board the nomination of suitably skilled and qualified people as Board Nominated Directors.
Finance & Audit
Macrina Clancy (Chairperson), Miriam Kavanagh, Pat McGillion, Marie Hyland
Remit: To oversee the effective financial management including financial risk management of Polio Survivors Ireland, to oversee the external audit and to audit the company’s internal financial controls and their effectiveness. The Committee agrees policies, procedures and reporting mechanisms relating to financial matters to make sure there is compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements, monitors compliance with the terms and conditions of public or private grants and ensures that financial reports comply with all statutory requirements and meet current best practice.