The Executive Committee of the Veterinary Officers Association

The VOA is comprised of ten colleges distributed around Ireland. A representative from each college is elected annually to sit on the Executive Committee. This committee usually meets once every five or six weeks at Fleming's Hall, 12 Fleming's Place, Dublin 4. This meeting is attended by the negotiating secretary for the VOA, the General Secretary of the AHCPS, Mr. Ciaran Rohan. The Officers of the VOA are the President, Vice-President, President Elect, Honorary Secretary, Assistant Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer.


VOA Executive Committee 2018-2019

The following Executive Officers and College Representatives were elected at the Annual General Meeting held on the 13th of April, 2019



Patrick Holmes


Mark McCarthy 

President- Elect

Justin Byrne

Honorary Secretary

Ann Quinn

Honorary Treasurer

Arthur O'Connor

Assistant Hon. Secretary

Caren McAteer

Dublin A

Donal O'Donnell

Dublin B

Shane McGettrick


Oliver Hamilton

North West

Brian Gormley

North East

Kieran Devlin


Micheal Cuddihy


Edward Myers

South Central

Teresa Moran

South East

John Maher

South West

William Fitzgerald

VOA Subcommittees/Representatives 2018/2019  Chairperson
Conference 2019 Caren McAteer
DVO subcommittee John Maher
Laboratory subcommittee William Fitzgerald
Strategy subcommittee Justin Byrne
New Recruits and increments subcommittee David J.Quinn
VPH subcommittee Oliver Hamilton
FVE Representative Mark McCarthy

Last Updated 2/8/2018