3 Apr 2019

Nominations for Election to the AONTAS Board of Directors

2019 marks 50 years of AONTAS and as part of this collective celebration this year’s AONTAS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St, Dublin 8 on Wednesday, 22nd May at 10.00am – 1.30pm. Members' engagement in the meeting is important as we require AONTAS members to:

1. Adopt the New AONTAS Strategic Plan

AONTAS is striving to become a leading non-governmental organisation advocating for the rights of all adults to learning. Our new Strategic Plan (2019-2022) will provide clear direction for the organisation over the coming years. Through your active engagement in the consultation process we are finalising the development of a robust plan that will allow us to collectively promote and advocate for adult learning as a strong, vibrant, professional and authentic organisation. We ask you to attend the AGM in order to formally adopt the new plan.

2. Participate in the AONTAS Board of Directors Elections
We encourage AONTAS members to seek a position on the AONTAS Board of Directors (Board). In our commitment to good governance the Board seeks members who meet the criteria outlined in the documentation below. Given the available Board vacancies, please note nominations are sought for:

Member of Board of Directors                                                     Board Vacancies
AONTAS Organisational Member (General) 5
AONTAS Organisational Member (Community Education)   1
AONTAS Individual Member 1


Deadline for Nominations 
Please return completed nomination forms to the Company Secretary by Monday, 22nd April at 5pm. You can do this by emailing a scanned copy of the signed form to, or mailing a copy of the signed form to AONTAS, 2nd Floor, 83-87 Main Street, Ranelagh, Dublin 6.

Download nomination forms and overview of nomination process here:

We look forward to welcoming members to our AGM and we also encourage you to use this opportunity to network, share information and participate in the discussions. If you have queries, please feel free to contact the AONTAS office. Please book your place at the AGM event through our online registration link: