National Council Members

National Council is the governing body of the Institute, with council members directly elected by voting members of the PRII at the Institute's AGM each December. The president is the highest elected officer of the Institute and serves a two-year term. Ultimately, all acts undertaken by the PRII's officers and staff are in the name of, and with the authority of, the National Council.

The current National Council is as follows:


David Geary, MPRII
Director of Communications
Irish National Teachers' Organisation

Vice President & Company Secretary

Laura Wall, MPRII
Group Account Director, Public Relations and Advocacy


Paul Hand, MPRII
Senior Press Officer

Dr Karl Anderson, MPRII
Communications Consultant and Trainer

Alex Connolly, FPRII
Head of Communications
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Joan Mulvihill
Digitalisation and Sustainability Lead
Siemens Ireland

David Kinch, MPRII
MKC Communications

Trudi McDonald, MPRII
Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager
Fáilte Ireland

Sarah Ryan, MPRII
Communications and Sustainability Consultant





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