During the General Assembly, held at the 23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, EUROCLIO member organizations elected two new board members. Sinead Fitzsimons was elected board member, while Frank van den Akker was elected financial advisor to the Board. The Association bids farewell to president Marjan de Groot-Reuvekamp, secretary Semih Aktekin, Peder Wiben and financial advisor Erwin Capitain. The Board, in its new composition, elected Lóa Steinunn Kristjánsdóttir as president. Mire Mladenovski was elected vice president, while he also retains his position as treasurer. Paolo Ceccoli now holds the position of secretary, and Riitta Mikkola retains her position as board member.
On behalf of the EUROCLIO family we would like to sincerely thank the outgoing board members for their tremendous efforts and for the important work they have done over the past years! – EUROCLIO Director Jonathan Even-Zohar
New member organizations
In addition to new board members, the General Assembly also approved the application for membership of The School of Creative Teachers and Education for the 21st Century. EUROCLIO is looking forward to establishing a solid cooperation between EUROCLIO, its member organizations and these two new members.