Governance

Wellsprings is registered as Huruma CLG, a company limited by guarantee, which was set up on behalf of the Sisters Of Mercy. The company is trading as Wellsprings and is known as Wellsprings. The company was set up in in 2001 and the Members of the company appoint the Board of Directors. The Directors once appointed can serve a term of 3 years and can be reappointed for no more than two successive terms.

The company has a Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A) which set out the following objects for the company:

  • To relieve poverty and disadvantage by providing and running a home which will create a home environment for young girls who need alternative accommodation or who require further assistance to make transitions from Residential Care or Foster care to independent living.
  • To empower each girl to acknowledge her own self worth and to enable her to become a responsible and independent person.
  • To offer an Outreach Programme to each girl who has been in Wellsprings.

Wellsprings’ Memorandum and Articles of Association provides the following powers in furtherance of its objects: providing and maintaining premises; organising meetings, self-help groups etc.; organising, sponsoring and conducting of educational training courses, meetings, conferences and exhibitions; publishing and distributing materials relating to the work of Wellsprings; research, surveys and investigations and to publish useful results thereof; receive and administer grants and financial assistance etc.

 

The current Directors are:

Ms Phil Lynch – Chairperson

Mr Pat Mullins

Mr Tom Hayes

Ms Ellen Duhig

Sr Patricia O’Donovan

Dr Nicola O’Sullivan

Ms Roisin Lane

Mr Michael Murphy

 

 

The Board sub committees:

Governance Committee Members:
Mr Tom Hayes – Chairperson
Dr Nicola O'Sullivan
Mr Michael Murphy
PR/Fund Raising Committee Members:
Mr Pat Mullins – Chairperson
Ms Roisin Lane
Sr Patricia O'Donovan

Board Nomination Committee Members:      

Ms Phil Lynch – Chairperson

Sr Veronica Mangan

 

Strategic Plan Sub Committee Members:

Dr Nicola O’Sullivan

Mr Pat Mullins

Mr Tom Hayes

Audit Sub Committee Members:

Ms Phil Lynch – Chairperson

Ms Ellen Duhig