Council

The Council administers the affairs of the Association and organizes its activities, subject to the directions of the General Assembly.

The Council consists of five members, including the President, the Vice-President and the Secretary-General/Treasurer.

The President, Vice-President and Secretary-General/Treasurer are the Officers of EAPS and constitute its Bureau which represents the Association.

The latest information about the Council elections can be found here

Current Council

2020-2022

  • President: Helga de Valk, NIDI, The Hague
  • Vice-President: Hill Kulu, St Andrews
  • Secretary-General and Treasurer: Anna Matysiak, Warsaw
  • Member: Giancarlo Camarda, Paris
  • Sven Drefahl, Stockholm
  • Executive Director: Nico van Nimwegen
  • Executive Assistant: Gusta Wachter

Council

  • Helga de Valk, President
    Helga de Valk
    President, The Hague
  • Hill Kulu, Vice-President
    Hill Kulu
    Vice-President, St Andrews
  • Anna Matysial, Secretary-General and Treasurer
    Anna Matysiak, Secretary-General and Treasurer
    Secretary-General and Treasurer, Warsaw
  • Giancarlo Camarda, Council member
    Giancarlo Camarda
    Council member, Paris
  • Sven Drefahl, Council Member
    Sven Drefahl
    Council member, Stockholm
  • Nico van Nimwegen, EAPS Executive Director
    Nico van Nimwegen
    Executive Director
  • Gusta Wachter, EAPS Executive Assistant
    Gusta Wachter
    Executive Assistant

Previous Councils

2018-2020

  • President: Jane Falkingham (Sothampton)
  • Vice-President: Helga de Valk (The Hague)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Hill Kulu (St Andrews)
  • Member: Sven Drefahl (Stockholm)
  • Member: Tomas Sobotka (Vienna)
  • Executive Director: Nico van Nimwegen (The Hague)
  • Executive Assistant: Gusta Wachter (The Hague)

2016-2018

  • President: Zsolt Spéder (Budapest)
  • Vice-President: Jane Falkingham (Southampton)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Hill Kulu (Liverpool)
  • Member: Helga De Valk (The Hague)
  • Member: Tomas Sobotka (Vienna)
  • Executive Director: Nico van Nimwegen (The Hague)

2012-2016

  • President: Franceso Billari (Italy)
  • Vice-President: Anna Cabré (Spain)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Marc Luy (Austria)
  • Member: Clara Mulder (the Netherlands)
  • Member: Zsolt Spéder (Hungary)
  • Executive Director: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)

2008-2012

  • President: Francois Héran (France)
  • Vice-President: Kathleen Kiernan (UK)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Francesco Billari (Italy)
  • Member: Anna Cabré (Spain)
  • Member: Zsolt Spéder (Hungary)
  • Observer: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)
  • Executive Secretary: Helga de Valk (the Netherlands)

2003-2008

  • President: Janina Józwiak (Poland)
  • Vice-President: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Francesco Billari (Italy)
  • Member: Francois Héran (France)
  • Member: Kathleen Kiernan (UK)
  • Executive Secretary: Helga de Valk (the Netherlands)
  • External Relations Officer: Gijs Beets (the Netherlands)

1999-2003

  • President: Guillaume Wunsch (Belgium)
  • Vice-President: Janina Józwiak (Poland)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)
  • Member: Tapani Valkonen (Finland)
  • Member: Andrei Volkov (Russia)
  • Executive Secretary: Gijs Beets (the Netherlands)

1995-1999

  • President: Graziella Caselli (Italy)
  • Vice-President: Tapani Valkonen (Finland)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)
  • Member: Janina Józwiak (Poland)
  • Member: Alexander Avdeev (Russia)
  • Executive Secretary: Gijs Beets (the Netherlands)

1991-1995

  • President: Charlotte Höhn (Germany)
  • Vice-President: Andras Klinger (Hungary)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Graziella Caselli (Italy)
  • Member: Patrick Festy (France) (until 1993)
  • Member: Tapani Valkonen (Finland) (from 1994)
  • Member: Guillaume Wunsch (Belgium)
  • Executive Secretary: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)

1987-1991

  • President: Gérard Calot (France)
  • Vice-President: Zdenek Pavlik (Czechoslovakia)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Guillaume Wunsch (Belgium)
  • Member: Charlotte Höhn (Germany)
  • Member: Andras Klinger (Hungary)
  • Executive Secretary: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)

1983-1987

  • President: Dirk J. van de Kaa (the Netherlands)
  • Vice-President: Zdenek Pavlik (Czechoslovakia)
  • Secretary-General / Treasurer: Guillaume Wunsch (Belgium)
  • Member: Charlotte Höhn (Germany)
  • Member: Andras Klinger (Hungary)
  • Executive Secretary: Nico van Nimwegen (the Netherlands)