The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has appointed Kathleen Prendergast as a member of the Credit Union Restructuring Board. The Board is being established on a time-bound basis to facilitate and support the restructuring of Credit Unions.
Kathleen Prendergast has been actively involved for over 20 years as a volunteer in Tipperary Credit Union, serving as its first female President. She is dedicated to social change and has experience in local, national and international credit union business.She is currently a member of the national Social Enterprise Task Force promoting social entrepreneurs and enterprises. She is a member of the Board of the Social Finance Foundation
.She also is a tutor at Ulster University on the Accredited Certificate in Credit Union Practice (ACCUP) and lectures on a number of modules including Finance, Governance, Credit Union Operations, HR, Legislation and Lending.