WCC Community, Cultural & Social Development Strategic Policy Committee

The Community, Cultural & Social Development SPC has a role in advising on: Library Services, Arts, Playgrounds and community infrastructure, and the development of policies to expand Wicklow County Council’s role in community, cultural and social matters in the county.

Our PPN Representatives

Niamh Wogan

Niamh Wogan

Social Inclusion College Representative to Community Cultural & Social Development SPC

Niamh has been involved in both a paid and voluntary capacity in the community and voluntary sector over the past 25 years in Bray and Wicklow.  Working in the Bray Family Resource and Development Project she has played a major role in the development and implementation of a wide range of Social Inclusion Initiatives and Programmes in response to identified needs in the local Community.

Niamh is a member of a number of local and regional structures and also a member of the Central Group of Community Work Ireland.

Niamh has also sat on the Secretariat of the Co Wicklow PPN and until 2020 represented the PPN  on the LCDC as a Social Inclusion Rep.

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Colm Moules

Community & Voluntary College representative to the CCSD SPC

Colm has a lot of experience in the community and voluntary sector on various voluntary committees and for many years.

He is currently PRO for Aughrim Community Sports and Leisure Association. Other committees Colm has served on include the following: Arklow Seabreeze Festival Committee, St. Patrick’s Day Arklow Committee, Avonmore Musical Society, Arklow Music and Arts Group, National President of AIMS (Association of Irish Musical Societies) 2016 and 2017, South East Region AIMS Chairperson and also on AIMS Choral Festival Committee New Ross, to name but a few.

Mai Quaid

Mai Quaid

Community & Voluntary College Representative to the CCSD SPC

In addition to being a very active member of her local community and the Co. Wicklow Network for Older Peoples Mai has served on the Secretariat of Co. Wicklow PPN for 6 years.  She has also represented Co. Wicklow PPN on the National Secretariat Network.  Mai was a PPN Representative on the Local Community Development Committee and was vice Chair of this Committee for 3 years. 

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Lynda Stopford

Environmental College Representative to the CCSD SPC

Lynda lives in Newtown.  She has worked for over 20 years in the Community & Voluntary Sector, supporting social entrepreneurs and social enterprises to get up and running and grow their impact on a local, regional and national level.  She has a particular interest in how social enterprises can support the Circular Economy and the Green Transition at a community level.