General Assembly

As announced, on 22 September 2018, 11:00 am, took place the General Assembly (GA) of ESAM. There were representatives of 19 Member Societies as well as observers from China, Belarus and Canada. During the GA there were reports presented by the President, Secretary General, Chair of the Advisory Board Committee and the Treasurer.

Following the presentations mentioned above the Chair of the Nomination Committee organized the vote for the new Executive Committee (EC) members as well as for the Auditors and for the new Nomination Committee (NC).

Based on the data provided by the Treasurer 29 ESAM members were eligible, in accordance with ESAM Statues,  to cast their votes for EC members, auditors and NC members. Out of the 29 eligible there were 19 member societies present and 2 others have sent proxy votes.

Based on the votes of the 21 members, the following results have been recorded:

Executive Committee

1st Vice President                       Francisco Rios Tejada
2nd Vice President                      Olga Verba
Secretary General                        Felice Strollo
Communication Director               Goran Bogdanowski
Treasurer                                   Jochen Hinkelbein
Director without portfolio             Elena Cataman


Carla Ledderhos
Marc-André Polet

Nomination committee

Roland Vermeiren                - NC Chair
Lilla Ungvary
Cristian Panait
Following the GA, there was also organized an EC meeting where the new EC members took over their tasks and had a the first strategy meeting with the President of ESAM, Prof. Dr. Anthony Wagstaff. During this  meeting the EC members agreed to also have 3 co-opted members to the EC, namely Dr. Roland Vermeiren, Dr. Declan Maher and Dr. Vincent Feuillie.
We would like to thank all the ESAM members for their participation and to congratulate the newly elected EC members and wish them good luck and success in all their work!