New Authority to be appointed

The Authority (board of the National Disability Authority) is appointed by the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.  The term of the current board of the National Disability Authority reaches the end of its four year term in August 2022.  A process to appoint a new board is underway.

The advertisement on is seeking applications to fill the position of Chairperson and 9 ordinary members. This allows for current members who are eligible to, and who wish to, serve a second term to apply as well as new applicants, thereby ensuring a fully transparent process.

The application process is open until 15.00 on Friday, 27 May 2022.

A selection panel will be convened by the Public Appointments Service (PAS). The panel will review all applications received, and send a shortlist of preferred candidates to the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth. The Minister will then appoint the next board, with a view to the first meeting taking place in September 2022.

Full details of the process are available on the Public website.