Tralee woman appointed as National Chairperson for O.P.E.N’s

Tralee woman Joan Courtney has been appointed The National Chairperson of the one parent exchange network. Open is an umbrella body that represents almost 80 one parent family groups spread throughout the country. Ms Courtney will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of O.P.E.N’s new strategic action plan. She is a past chairperson and current P.R.O of the Spice group based in Tralee and is also a voluntary management member of Tralee Community Development project. Outside of her volunteer role Ms Courtney is employed as a support worker to women affected by domestic violence by Tralee Women’s Resource centre.