CRNI is governed by a Board of Directors, made up primarily of volunteers from the membership base.
The Board is responsible for ensuring that the charity is well-managed and abides by its charitable aims. The Board appoints the Network Coordinator, who is responsible for managing the organisation on a day to day basis and reports to the Board at regular CRNI Board Meetings.
The following outlines the current CRNI Directors and the member organisations that they represent:
The current CRNI Executive is Claire Downey.
Claire has over 12 years of experience in the waste sector and is on the centre council for the Chartered Institute of Waste Management. She has extensive experience of working in the community sector on projects including repair cafés. Her particular expertise lies in waste policy and legislation, communications and project management.
After graduating as an Architectural Technician, Rosemarie spent over a decade in the construction industry, later achieving a Masters Degree in Architecture and two Post Graduate Certificates in Sustainable Development and Environmental Sustainability. Rosemarie has spent the last seven years working in academia, primarily on multi-million euro EU funded research projects. Her research interests include sustainable business models for energy and materials use (and reuse) and industrial symbiosis.
Christine advises environmental organisations on marketing and fundraising. Her experience in the sector includes her work as a Philanthropy Writer, Corporate and Foundation Relations with The Nature Conservancy and as a consultant to the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Burrenbeo Trust and Irish Seed Savers. Christine holds a Masters of Science in Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (MScCCAFS), Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelors in Economics and is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE).
Christine can be contacted at [email protected].
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