The role of the Secretariat is to facilitate the implementation of decisions taken by the PPN and ensure the proper functioning of the PPN.

It also co-ordinates the activities of the PPN and communicates with all the PPN members.

The Secretariat of the Meath PPN consists of 12 members, representing the three PPN Pillars – 2 reps each from the Environment, Social Inclusion and Community/Voluntary Pillars, and all 6 Municipal Districts – one rep from each district. The PPN are assisted in their role by the PPN Resource Worker.