National Executive Committee.
The National Executive Committee (N.E.C.) of the Retired Teachers' Association of Ireland (R.T.A.I.) has twelve members, elected at Annual Convention (AC) each year. Members hold office for one year and are re-electable.
The National Executive Committee works with the General Secretary to conduct the affairs of the Association between Annual Conventions. It meets routinely five times a year generally in Dublin, and at other times if a matter of urgency arises, or is likely to arise.
National Executive Committee 2013 -2014.
Back row L to R: Mary Kyne (Galway), Matt Reville (Dublin South), Sheelagh Coyle (Laois), Mick Finn (Dublin North), Tom Burke (Clare), Luke McGinley (Cavan), Joe Cashin (Waterford).
Front Row L to R: Denis Desmond (General Secretary), Máire Clarke, Vice-President (Donegal N.W.), Joe Conway, President (Waterford), Éamonn Jennings, Ex-President, (Mayo), Ita Sweeney, Iarchorcaí.
Executive contact telephone numbers
Joe Conway, President, Waterford - 086-2838883.
Máire Clarke, Vice-President, Donegal North West - 087-0673323.
Éamonn Jennings, Ex-President, Mayo - 087-2108866.
Tom Burke, Clare - 087-6982210.
Joe Cashin, Waterford - 086-3219087.
Sheelagh Coyle, Laois - 087-1806155.
Denis Desmond, General Secretary, 01-2454130.
Mick Finn, Dublin North - 087-2851243.
Mary Kyne, Galway - 086-0779114.
Luke McGinley, Cavan 087-2851154.
Matt Reville, Dublin South - 087-2732089.
Ita Sweeney, - Iarchorcaí - 087-6104254.
Strong bonds exist between the INTO and the RTAI, and the General Secretary liaises frequently with INTO Officials on matters of mutual interest. He reports on such work to the National Executive at their quarterly meetings.