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2016 - 2018 Elections

The EAPC election results are now available!

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2016-2018 EAPC Executive Officers elections, which took place from 7 April to 30 April 2016, and registered a total of 1004 votes.


Election results Executive Officers

EAPC President-Elect

  • Professor Paul Dendale (61,7% votes) - elected
  • Professor Dan Gaita (30,8% votes)
  • Abstain / blank (7,6% votes)

EAPC Secretary

  • Professor Uwe Nixdorff (48,4% votes) - elected
  • Professor Zlatko Fras (40,4% votes)
  • Abstain / blank (11,2% votes)

EAPC Treasurer

  • Professor Marco Guazzi (57% votes) - elected
  • Professor Heinz Völler (35,5% votes)
  • Abstain / blank (7,6% votes)

Learn more about the EAPC Board.

Read the EAPC constitution for more information on the elections rules and regulations.

Elections General Timelines

(subject to changes)

Month Election action
October Nucleus Members elections: Call for Candidates
December Nucleus Members elections: e-voting (voting is restricted to EAPC members confirmed prior the elections date)
December Executive Committee elections: Call for Candidates
April Executive Committee elections: e-voting (voting is restricted to EAPC members confirmed prior the elections date)
May Results announced at the EAPC General Assembly

Roles, responsibilities and time of mandate

Executive Committee

An Executive Committee consisting of designated officers of the Board (president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer, past president)  will ensure efficient functioning of the Association by dealing with practical issues between other meetings of the Board or General Assembly. The Committee prepares initiatives and decisions to be taken by the full Board. Meetings of the Executive Committee will be convened at least three times a year, or at the request of one of its members. The President is responsible for convening these meetings.


  • The President-Elect will become automatically the next President
  • Supports the President
  • Is co-organiser of the EuroPRevent meetings


  • Maintenance of records of activities and membership
  • Organisation of meetings and elections
  • Agenda for meetings of Board
  • Production of minutes
  • Editor of newsletter, Web editor
  • Responsible for corporate communications and communication with the sections 
  • Chair Communications committee


  • Supervision of finances and membership subscriptions
  • Approval of expenditure
  • Supervision of awards and grants
  • Advice to Board on long-term financial management
  • Liaison with ESC finance department
  • Negotiations with possible sponsors and industrial partners
  • Preparation of budget reports for Board and General Assembly
  • Chair Finance Committee

Time of Mandate

  • The term of office of voting Board members will be two years, with the possibility of renewal for another two years.
  • The period in office for each position should not exceed four consecutive years.
  • The six year period of service required to serve as President-Elect, President and Past-President are thus exceptions to the four year limit.

Nucleus members

  • The ambition of the sections is to provide a broad platform for all scientific areas of the Association. A Section Nucleus conducts the administration of each section and will be composed of a Chair, a Chair Elect, a Secretary and 7-10 nucleus members.
  • The mandate duration of Nucleus member is maximally 6 years, with 1/3 replacement of the section Nucleus every 2 years.
  • The incoming Section Chair Elect and Secretary will be elected by the incoming Nucleus at its first meeting