Organisational Governance

Organisational Governance & Board Members 

The CSG adhere to a strict Code of Governance utilizing the below set of  principles, furthermore we are committed to reviewing our organisational practice against the actions for each principle on an annual basis.

Principle 1. Leading our organisation.

We do this by:

1.1 Agreeing our vision, purpose and values and making sure that they remain relevant;

1.2 Developing, resourcing, monitoring and evaluating a plan to make sure that our

organisation achieves its stated purpose;

1.3 Managing, supporting and holding to account staff, volunteers and all who act on

behalf of the organisation.


Principle 2. Exercising control over our organisation.

We do this by:

2.1 Identifying and complying with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements;

2.2 Making sure there are appropriate internal financial and management controls;

2.3 Identifying major risks for our organisation and deciding ways of managing the



Principle 3. Being transparent and accountable.

We do this by:

3.1 Identifying those who have a legitimate interest in the work of our organisation

(stakeholders) and making sure there is regular and effective communication with

them about our organisation;

3.2 Responding to stakeholders’ questions or views about the work of our organisation

and how we run it;

3.3 Encouraging and enabling the engagement of those who benefit from our

organisation in the planning and decision-making of the organisation.


 Principle 4. Working effectively.

We do this by:

4.1 Making sure that our governing body, individual board members, committees, staff

and volunteers understand their,  role, legal duties, and delegated responsibility for


4.2 Making sure that as a board we exercise our collective responsibility through board

meetings that are efficient and effective;

4.3 Making sure that there is suitable board recruitment, development and retirement

processes in place.


Principle 5. Behaving with integrity.

We do this by:

5.1 Being honest, fair and independent;

5.2 Understanding, declaring and managing conflicts of interest & conflicts of loyalties;

5.3 Protecting and promoting our organisation’s reputation.


Our Current Board of Directors

  • Gerry McCormack (Chairperson)
  • Robert Graham (Treasurer)
  • Tracy Fitzgerald (Secretary)
  • Vincent Morris
  • Jason Murphy
  • Mary Ryan Rose
  • John Buttery
  • Julianne Ryan
  • Matt Collins