Corporate information

Commissioners

There are currently 17 Commissioners who are members of both the Planning Appeals Commission and Water Appeals Commission.

Position Name

Chief Commissioner

Miss Andrea Kells BA MSc LLB MRTPI

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Mr Trevor Rue MA DipTP MRTPI

Principal Commissioners

Mr G Scott BSc MRTPI

Mr A Beggs BSc MSc MRTPI (Temporary)

Senior Commissioners

Ms R Daly BSc MSc MRTPI
Ms J De-Courcey BSc MSc LLB MRTPI
Ms M M Jones BA BArch ARIBA
Mr B Martin BSc MRTPI
Mr A Speirs BSc MSc MRTPI

Commissioners

Mrs P Boomer BSc DipTP MRTPI
Ms H Fitzsimons BSc DipTP MRTPI
Mr D Hannon BA DipTP MRTPI
Mrs B McGlinchey BSc MA MRTPI
Ms D McShane BA MTP MEPPA MRTPI
Dr D O'Neill BSc DipTP PHD MRTPI
Ms P O'Donnell BSc DipTP MRTPI
Mr M Watson BSc DipTP MRTPI

Membership of WAC

All Commissioners

Publications

Each year the Chief Commissioner publishes an Annual Report (PDF 688 KB) on the work of the Commission. This Report sets out the background to the Commission, casework statistics and information on performance measures/targets.  The Commission also produces a Corporate Plan and Business Plan (PDF 107 KB). The Corporate Plan analyses workload patterns and predicts future workload and resource requirements over a three year period. The Business Plan sets out the Commission’s objectives and performance standards for the current financial year.

Other publications include Data Protection and Freedom of Information in the Planning and Water Appeals Commission (PDF 26 KB) and Criteria for Allocation and Recovery of Decision Making on Appeals (Word 795 KB).  Other relevant documents are posted on the website as they become available.

Commission Meetings

Minutes of Commission meetings where decisions are made by a panel of Commissioners are available on the website from 2010 to the current year.