The Council assists and supervises the Executive Committee.
Besides its task of general supervision, the Council has the following specific powers:

  • Approval of the annual accounts prepared by the Executive Committee before presentation to the General Assembly.
  • Preparation and supervision of the election procedures, as well as acceptance or remittance of nominations for officers, Presidency or of any other society representative.
  • Long term decisions or decisions of strategic impact, in so far as no change of Statutes is required.
  • Preparation of any changes in the Statues or Bylaws, as well as supervision of the procedures involving their adoption.
  • Assistance to the actions of the Executive Committee, particularly in decisions of strategic impact for the organization of the annual congress, or any other events organized by the society.

The Council is composed of at least 13 members, namely the Executive Committee and at least eight other society members.
The Council meets as necessary, with a minimum of twice a year.

Members elected in 2019

Prof. Irene Esposito
Institute of Pathology
Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf
Moorenstr. 5
40225 Duesseldorf, Germany

Prof. Marina Kos
Institute of Pathology
Medical School University of Zagreb
Salata 10
10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Prof. Ronald de Krijger
Dept. of Pathology
University Medical Center Utrecht
3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands

Prof. Carolin Lackner
Institute of Pathology
Neue Stiftingtalstrase 6
8010 Graz, Austria

Prof. José Palacios Calvo
Servicio de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital Universitario Ramon y Caja
28034 Madrid, Spain

Prof. Gitta Turowski
Oslo University Hospital – Ulleval
Kirkeveien 166
4050 Oslo, Norway

Members elected in 2017

Prof. W Glenn McCluggage , FRCPath
Consultant Gynaecological Pathologist and Professor of Gynaecological Pathology, Department of Pathology
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, United Kingdom

Prof. Anastasia Konstantinidou
Professor of Pathology
Medical School
National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece