Deputy General Secretary
Noel Ward has been INTO Deputy General Secretary/General Treasurer since Easter 2010 following his election to the position. From Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick, he qualified as a teacher in St. Patrick's, Drumcondra. Noel taught in Dublin city and in Scoil Maelruain (Tallaght), and was CEC Representative from 1988 to 1995 prior to his appointment in 2002 to INTO Head Office.
In INTO Head Office, he worked from 2002 to 2010 with the Legal and Industrial Relations and Equality Section. He holds a primary degree, a H. Dip. in Education and an MA in Education from UCD.
Noel has also served on secondment in positions as a Government Programme Manager (1995-1997) and as a Project Manager with the second Public Service Benchmarking Body (2006-2007).