Organisational Structure

Facing Forward is a volunteer based organisations. We are a collective of individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds who are committed to seeing transformative Restorative Justice models at different levels within or alongside the Criminal Justice system in Ireland.

While not currently having any legal structure, our work is guided by a constitution. We hope that our constitution will be formally adopted before the end of 2013. Read Constitution here Our work is directed by a Management Committee of ten people. Read more about the people who sit on our Management Committee here

There are three honorary roles:

  • Chairperson
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Our work is progressed through working groups of which there is currently four. Each working group has a coordinator, whose responsibility it is to ensure that the working group terms of reference are fulfilled in an effective and timely manner.

  • Advocacy
  • Research
  • Restorative Practices
  • Training & Development