The elected Executive Board is responsible for the overall management of the network and constitutes the strategic leadership of Equinet.
The current Members of the Equinet Executive Board for the 2015-2017 period are:
Evelyn COLLINS (Chair)
Head of Unit Access to Rights and Discrimination
Deputy Director of the Constitutional and International Law Department
Patrick CHARLIER (Treasurer)
Deputy Ombudsman for Equal Treatment
Head of the Division of Equal Treatment
Tena ŠIMONOVIĆ EINWALTER
Former Board Members for the 2015-2016 period:
All of the Executive Board members and the Treasurer execute their tasks pro bono. When required, they are supported by Niall Crowley, expert advisor on equality issues.
The Executive Board operates on the basis of the workplan and budget agreed by the Equinet members and discusses and takes decisions on the management and operational structure for the period of their mandate.
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The main decisions concerning the general steering of Equinet are taken by the General Assembly of Members (GA) that is made up of all the current members of the network, and is convened at least once a year for an Annual General Meeting (AGM). The GA:
During the course of the year, the GA delegates the management and the administration of the network to the Executive Board. The latter devises the strategy for implementing the work plan for the year, ensures that the means are in place to guarantee the effectiveness and sustainability of the network and acts in the best interest of the network and its members throughout the year.
From left to right: Tena ŠIMONOVIĆ EINWALTER, Evelyn COLLINS, Michiel BONTE, Therese SPITERI, Néphèli YATROPOULOS, Sandra RIBEIRO, István HALLER, Mari-Liis SEPPER, Anna BŁASZCZAK
The Members of the Equinet Executive Board for the 2013-2015 period were:
Equinet’s Treasurer was Therese SPITERI, Manager at the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality in Malta. The Board also had a Board Advisor in Niall Crowley (independent expert on equality issues).
From left to right: Domenica Ghidei, Therese Spiteri, Csaba Ferenc Asztalos, Evelyn Collins, Julija Šartuch, Tena Šimonovic Einwalter, Jozef De Witte (Chair), Elke Lujansky-Lammer, and Néphèli Yatropoulos.
From left to right: Katri Linna, Jozef De Witte, Néphèli Yatropoulos, Mandana Zarrehparvar (Chair), Ingrid Nikolay-Leitner, Kalliopi Lykovardi and Domenica Ghidei.
During the period of their mandate, the following Board Members stepped down: