The Chair of the Board of Governors is responsible for the leading the Board of Governors in its oversight of the RIAM’s general government and regulation. Every two years the Chair is elected in the January meeting. The present Chair is Dr. Dennis Jennings.
Board of Governors
The Board of Governors is responsible for the RIAM's general government and regulation. The membership of the Board is described in the Education Endowments Act (1889), along with subsequent amendments to the RIAM's constitution. The Board of Governors formulates policies, decides on strategy and oversees the activities of its subcommittees.
The current membership is available at this link: Board of Governors Membership
The Board of Governors has the following sub-committees to support its work:
- Finance Committee
- Audit and Risk Committee
- Governance Committee
- Board of Studies (Academic committee)
The current membership and terms of reference are available here: Sub-Committee Members.
Senior Management Team
The senior management team of the RIAM support its day to day running.
Kevin Kelleher, Secretary/Finance Officer
Ruth Meehan, Personnel Officer
Padraig Rynn, Senior Staff Officer, Tertiary RIAM
Ross Lyness, Head of Junior RIAM
Brendan Breslin, Head of RIAM Connect
David Quinlan, Facilities and Maintenance Managr
Mark Mahoney, Marketing Manager
RIAM Constitution and Code of Governance
The RIAM is governed by its Constitution (known also as ‘The Blue Scheme’) which was entered into legislation under the Education (Endowments) Act in 1889.
The RIAM is also subject to the Code of Governance of State Bodies (2016) and drew up its own Code of Governance in 2018.
The RIAM Constitution and RIAM Code of Governance (2018) can be downloaded below.