Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for carrying out the decisions of the General Assembly.
The Executive Committee comprises of nine members as follows:

  • the President, elected from among and by the ordinary members of the
    Society present at the General Assembly;
  • the Vice-President, elected from among and by the ordinary members of the
    Society present at the General Assembly;
  • four members, elected from among and by the ordinary members of the
    Society present at the General Assembly;

The Executive Committee appoints the following ex officio members:

  • the Secretary
  • the Treasurer
  • the Managing Editor of the journal

The Executive Committee may appoint other officers and establish other working
committees to carry out parts of its work such as the webmaster and the ESR-News editor.

 

Executive Committee:

President
Professor Sally Shortall,
Centre for Rural Economy
School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
University of Newcastle, UK

Vice-President
Dr María J. Rivera, University of the Basque Country, Spain

Members of the Executive Council:
Professor Joost Dessein, ILVO – Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Belgium
Assistant Professor Elisabete Figueiredo, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Dr Pierluigi Milone, University of Perugia, Italy
Associate Professor Lukas Zagata, Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
Dr. Kristina Svels Nordland Research Institute, Norway (Early Career Member)

Ex-Officio Members:
Professor  Bettina Bock  (Sociologia Ruralis Editor-in-Chief)
Dr. Pekka Salmi (Treasurer)
Dr. Kristina Svels Nordland Research Institute, Norway (Secretary)