Information Circular No 3/2016: Notice of Election – General Secretary

By Industrial Relations Officer

In accordance with Rule 13.2 (o) of the Constitution – an election for General Secretary is now required to take place.

In order to qualify as a candidate, one must be a fully paid up member of PDFORRA and be nominated by not less than three Districts.

Candidates so nominated shall sit an interview before an Independent Interview Board.  This Board will select the candidates to be included on the ballot paper for the election of General Secretary.


The relevant dates are as follows:

  • Nominations to General Secretary, PDFORRA, John Lucey House, Collins Square, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 –  not later than 1700 hrs on the 13th of May 2016.  (Note: All nominations will be acknowledged immediately on receipt of same)
  • Interviews will take place at National Office between the 23rd of May and 3rd of June 2016.
  • Ballot papers will be issued on completion of this process on the 17th of June 2016 (Subject to there being more than one candidate for the position).
  • The closing date for receipt of ballot papers is 1700 hrs on the 18th of July 2016.
  • Counting of ballots will commence on the 19th of July 2016 and the result will be issued immediately thereafter.


Issued on the 11/04/2016

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