Special Purposes Committee

The role of the Special Purposes Committee is to provide advice to the President of the PSI Council on matters within the President’s remit that may arise between scheduled meetings of the Council. The Committee does not meet on a scheduled basis, but as needed and requested to do so by the President. The Committee is responsible for maintaining sufficient membership, and succession planning, for the Advisory Committees and makes recommendations to the Council for appointments to those committees. The Committee may also refer issues to any of the PSI’s Advisory Committees, or the Registrar, to be dealt with. The Committee reports to Council following each meeting.

Its Terms of Reference outline its remit.

The Special Purposes Committee is scheduled to meet on the following dates in 2022:

Thursday, 10 February

Thursday, 7 April

Thursday, 3 June

Tuesday, 20 September

Thursday, 17 November


Membership of the Special Purposes Committee is on an ex-officio basis. Its current members are:

Chair: Muireann Ní Shuilleabháin President of the PSI Council
Rory O'Donnell Vice President of the PSI Council
Geraldine Campbell Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
Vacant Chair of the Regulatory and Professional Policy Committee
 Paul Turpin
Chair of the Performance and Resources Committee

Previous Special Purposes Committee meetings:

8 April 2021

3 June 2021

12 August 2021

20 September 2021

14 October 2021

2 December 2021