Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

Legal basis: Broadcasting Act 2009, Part 2
Maximum Number of Positions: 9
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (5), Male (3)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (62%), Male (38%)
Notes: Five members are appointed by the Government on the nomination of the Minister. Four members are appointed by the Government on the nomination of the Minister and having regard to the Joint Oireachtas Committee. Term of Office: 5 years

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Alan McDonnell 02/12/2014 02/12/2019 01/12/2022 Board Member Government Appointment
Denis Wolinski 18/02/2015 22/12/2020 21/12/2023 Board Member Re appointed by Minister (JOC Nomination)
Grace Smith 02/12/2014 30/11/2019 01/12/2022 Board Member Reappointed by Minister. (Govt. Nominee)
Mary Curtis 23/11/2021 22/11/2024 Chairperson PAS Process (Government Nominee)
Prof. Maeve McDonagh 18/02/2015 22/12/2020 21/12/2023 Board Member Re appointed by Minister (JOC Nomination)
Rosemary Day 18/02/2015 22/12/2020 21/12/2023 Board Member Re appointed by Minster (JOC Nomination)
Seán Ó Mordha 18/02/2015 22/12/2020 21/12/2023 Board Member Re appointed by Minister (JOC Nomination)
Vivien McKechnie 20/03/2018 19/03/2023 Board Member PAS Process (Government Nominee)