Optical Registration Board

Maximum Number of Positions: 13
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (3), Male (10)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (23%), Male (77%)

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Declan John Hovenden 23/03/2019 10/02/2023 Board Member Nominate by Election. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Derville Pitcher 27/08/2021 20/07/2025 Board Member Nominate by Election. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Fionnuala McGee 08/03/2018 08/03/2021 07/03/2025 Board Member Nominated and appointed by the Minister for Health
Martin Crowe 23/03/2019 10/02/2023 Board Member Nominate by Election. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Michael Moore 27/08/2021 20/07/2025 Board Member Nominate by Election. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Ms Ursula Byrne 20/08/2021 19/08/2025 Board Member Nominated and Appointed by the Minister for Health with the consent of the Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment following PAS Process
Owen Blee 11/02/2015 23/03/2019 10/02/2023 Board Member Nominate by Election. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Patrick McAteer 21/06/2018 11/02/2019 10/02/2023 Board Member Nominated and appointed by the Minister for Health with the consent of the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Paul Arthur Hersee 11/02/2018 11/02/2021 10/02/2025 Board Member Nominate by Election. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Professor Gordon Chambers 20/08/2021 19/08/2025 Board Member Nominated by the Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science. Appointed by the Minister for Health
Richard Brennan 20/06/2017 11/02/2019 10/02/2023 Board Member Nominated and appointed by the Minister for Health with the consent of the Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation
Seamus Boland 11/02/2015 11/02/2019 10/02/2023 Chair Nominated and appointed as a board member by the Minister for Health. Elected as Chair by the members of the Board
Vincent Roche 21/06/2018 21/06/2021 20/06/2025 Board Member Nominated and appointed by the Minister for Health with the consent of the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.