Sheila Nunan has been General Secretary of the INTO since 2009.
Prior to that, Sheila held the position of INTO Deputy General Secretary/General Treasurer.
She has been a member of the trade union's Central Executive Committee since 1995 and served as INTO President in 2005/2006.
A former primary school teacher and principal, Sheila is a graduate of University College Dublin and St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra.
Sheila is the current president of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. She is also Vice-Chairperson of the Public Services Committee of ICTU. In that role, Sheila has been centrally involved in all public sector pay negotiations in recent years.
Sheila is the ICTU nominee on the Governing Authority of Maynooth University.
About the role of General Secretary
The General Secretary of the INTO serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Organisation and leads the work of the unions secretariat. The General Secretary is accountable to the Central Executive Committee of the INTO in respect of their service.
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