Head Office

ASTI Head Office Staff

 

President - Ann Piggott

The President is elected at Annual Convention. The President takes sabbatical leave for the duration of the one-year term of office and is based in Head Office. The President presides over Annual and Special Conventions and meetings of the committees of the ASTI.

 

General Secretary - Kieran Christie

The General Secretary represents and promotes the interests of the union and its members in relation to salary and conditions of employment and the wellbeing of the education service at a national and international level.  He is entrusted with managing the daily business of the Association, including the organization of Head Office and the execution of Association policy. 

 

Deputy General Secretary - Diarmaid de Paor

The Deputy General Secretary supports the General Secretary in his national role.  He deputizes for the General Secretary and has specific responsibility in the area of communication and education policy, relations with parents, aspects of C&A and issues arising for Principals and Deputy Principals. He presents the Board of Management training for ASTI.  He also services the ASTI Equal Opportunities Committee and the Principals and Deputy Principals Committee. 

 

Assistant General Secretary/ Education Research - Moira Leydon

The Assistant General Secretary acts as Education and Research Officer and monitors progress in the education area and is responsible for ASTI research. She services the ASTI Education Committee in furthering the education aims of the Association.  She is responsible for coordinating a number of ASTI training programmes and coordinator of the ASTI network of subject representatives.

 

Executive Officer: Administration - Jacqueline Kearns 

The Executive Officer has responsibility for the general administration of ASTI head office and the organization and co-ordination of conferences and seminars.  She is responsible for recruitment of administrative staff, staff training and monitoring the work of administrative staff.  She also has specific responsibility for the ASTI Awards Sub-Committee.   

 

Executive Officer: Media/Communications - Gemma Tuffy

The Executive Officer has responsibility to promote a positive public profile for the ASTI and its members.  She is involved in media liaison, public relations, political campaigning, policy development, coordination of ASTI media representative network, publications and communications, and assisting members in dealing with the media.  She acts as coordinator for media training for ASTI.  She also has specific responsibility for the ASTIR Editorial Board. 

 

Honorary Treasurer - Pádraig Murphy

The Honorary Treasurer is responsible for the administration of the funds of the Association. The Treasurer is involved in the negotiation of ASTI financial benefits and advises individual members of those benefits. The Treasurer also advises individual members with queries on the salary protection scheme and the disability pension scheme.

 

Executive Officer: Industrial Relations  - Bernard Moynihan

The Executive Officer has responsibility for industrial relations.  He is involved in assisting and representing teachers on industrial relations matters and promoting the welfare of members on an individual and school basis. He is a member of the school stewards training team. He also has specific responsibility for the Non-Permanent Teachers’ Advisory Committee. 

 

Executive Officer: Industrial Relations - Maire Collins

The Executive Officer has responsibility for industrial relations.  She is involved in assisting and representing teachers on industrial relations matters and promoting the welfare of members on an individual and school basis.   She is a member of the school stewards training team.  She also may have specific responsibility for sub-committee work as it arises. 

 

Executive Officer: Industrial Relations - Ann Marie Ryan

The Executive Officer has responsibility for industrial relations.  She is involved in assisting and representing teachers on industrial relations matters and promoting the welfare of members on an individual or school basis.  She is assigned duties in relation to retirement.  She is a member of the school stewards training team.  She also has specific responsibility for the Community and Comprehensive Advisory Committee.  

 

Executive Officer: Development & Organisation - Desmond O'Toole

The EO/Development & Organisation is involved in assisting and representing teachers on industrial relations matters and promoting the welfare of members on an individual or school basis. He is assigned duties in relation to recruitment, retirement, elections, social welfare, Occupational Health Service, Employee Assistances Scheme.  He is a member of the school stewards training and retirement training teams. He also has specific responsibility for the Rules Committee and Pensions Sub-Committee. 

 

Executive Officer: Industrial Relations - Conor McDonald

The Executive Officer has responsibility for industrial relations.  He is involved in assisting and representing teachers on industrial relations matters and promoting the welfare of members on an individual or school basis.  He is a member of the school stewards training team.  He also has specific responsibility for the Safety, Health and Welfare Sub-Committee.

 

Staff Officers:

Geraldine Duff
Bernardine Galligan
Emer Hynes
Elaine McLoughlin
Caroline Mohan

 

Administration Officers:

Danielle Cullen
Sarah Cullington
Jenny Dunne
Sinéad Farrelly
Clare Manning
Eileen O'Rourke
Geraldine Smith

 

Clerical Officers:

Danielle Gillard
Alison Mannion

 

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