Membership is sought through public advertisement and appointments are made in accordance with the Nolan Principles and ratified by the Minister for the Environment. The term of appointment is for a 3-year period but members may be eligible for re-appointment subject to satisfactory service. However, members can have an option for a further period in competition with other applicants.
Currently there are 14 members of Council, including a Chairman and Deputy Chairman.
Mr Patrick Casement, Chairman