Governing Body

GMIT is governed by a Body of members representing Institute and community interests and led by the Chair.

Governing Body Membership May 2020

  • Mr Cormac MacDonncha (Chairman)
  • Dr Orla Flynn (President)
  • Mr David Leahy (GRETB)
  • Cllr. Terry O’Flaherty (GRETB)
  • Cllr. Michael Maher (GRETB)
  • Cllr. Colm Keaveny (GRETB)
  • Ms Maureen Walsh (Ibec)
  • Cllr. Paul Murphy (LCETB)
  • Ms Siobháin Kennedy (Engineers Ireland)
  • Mr Joe Cunningham (ICTU)
  • Mr Gareth Roe (Academic Representative GMIT)
  • Dr Eleanor Rainsford (Academic Representative GMIT)
  • Mr Michael Geoghegan (Professional, Management & Support Staff Representative GMIT)
  • Ms Saidhbh McIntyre (Student Representative, Vice President for Welfare)
  • Mr Victor O’Loughlin (Student Representative, President Students' Union)
  • Ms Mary McGinley (Galway Chamber of Commerce)
  • Mr Tom Grady (MSLETB)
  • Ms Maria Ruddy (Irish Hotels Federation)