The Board of the GDA is appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills. It has a three year term and the current Board was appointed in September 2015.


Mr Oliver Cussen

Chief Executive

Mr Ger Casey

Cllr Janice Boylan

Mr John O’Hara

Mr Alec Darragh

Mr Jim Curran
Ms Mary Walshe

Dr Noel O’ Connor
Ms Denise Dunphy

Mr Damien Kilgannon
Ms Elva Duffy BL
Dr Berna Grist BL
Ms Penelope Kenny FCA
Professor J Owen Lewis
Ms Deirdre Prince