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 2021
Prof. Marta Cohen OBE, MD, FRCPath. DMJ (Pathol), Dip Med Ed Honorary Professor Department of Bone & Metabolism University of Sheffield UK Consultant Paediatric Pathologist. Head of Department. Clinical Director of Pharmacy, Diagnostics and Genetics Academic Lead for Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology, Royal College of Pathologists Sheffield Children’s NHS FT Sheffield, United Kingdom
Prof. Jean-Christophe Benoit Sabourin MD, PhD, DES ACP Full Professor, Head of the Patholgy Department & Chair of the Biology Division at Rouen University Hospital INSERM U1245, UNIROUEN Chair of the Pathology Department at Normandy University 1 rue de Germont, 76000 Rouen, France
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 Pathology Kirkeveien 166 4050 Oslo, Norway