Social Workers Registration Board 2022 - Notice of Candidates Validly Nominated

ELECTION OF MEMBERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE SOCIAL WORKERS REGISTRATION BOARD (S.I. No. 213 of 2014)

RETURNING OFFICER'S DECLARATION

Notice of candidates validly nominated

Notice of election of members for appointment to the Social Workers Registration Board and request for nomination of candidates for three electoral categories was published in the Irish Times newspaper and on the website of www.coru.ie on Monday 28 March 2022

The closing date for receipt of nominations was 12 noon on Friday 29 April 2022.

The following candidates have been declared validly nominated and declared as a candidate for election in their respective categories below.

Candidates for Category 1: Registrant engaged in the practice of the profession

Name:

Aine Davin

Registration No: SW003817

County of Practice:  Co. Laois

As the number of candidates (one) equals the number of vacancies (one), the candidate has been declared validly nominated and is elected in electoral category one.

The name of this candidate will be submitted to the Minister for appointment to the Social  WorkersRegistration Board as a member engaged in the practice of the profession.

Candidates for Category 2: Registrant engaged in the management of services provided by the profession

Name:

Maria McGloughlin

Registration No: SW003747

County of Practice: Co. Tipperary

Name: 

Maria Gerrita Russell

Registration No: SW001964

County of Practice: Co. Kildare

Name:

Marie Kennedy

Registration No: SW005450 

County of Practice: Co. Kilkenny

 

The Returning Officer formally declares that as the number of candidates (three) is in excess of the number of vacancies (one), that a poll shall be held in respect of electoral category two for the Social Workers Registration Board. 

Biographies for candidates who have provided one can be found here.

Candidates for Category 3: Registrant engaged in the education and training of persons in the practice of the profession.

No nomination papers were received for the vacancy in electoral category three for the Social Workers Registration Board.

The Returning Officer formally declares that in accordance with the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (as amended) and the bye-law governing the election procedures (S.I. No. 480 of 2016), one member is to be appointed by the Minister under Section 28(6) to compensate for the deficiency in the number of elected registrants in electoral category three.

The closing date for returning ballot papers is 5pm Friday 03 June 2022

Details of each candidate validly nominated and the names of the registrants who proposed and supported the nominations are available here.

G. Hanrahan

Returning Officer

04 May 2022