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 2015

Prof. Dr. Peter Schirmacher
Institut für Pathologie
University Hospital
Im Neuenheimer Feld 224
69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Prof. Metka Volavšek
Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, 
University of Ljubljana Korytkova 2,
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr. Tibor Tot
Department of Pathology and Clinical Cytology
Central Hospital Falun
S-791 82 Falun, Sweden

Prof. Cord Langner
Institute of Pathology
Medical University of Graz
Auenbruggerplatz, 25
8063 Graz, Austria

Dr. Xavier Matias-Guiu
Hospital v. Arnaude Vilanova
Dept. of Pathology
Au Alcalde Rovira Rorize 80
25198, LLEIDA, Spain

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

Dr. Maria Rosaria Raspollini
Histopathology and Molecular Diagnostics
University Hospital, Careggi - Florence
Largo Brambilla, 3.  50134 Florence - Italy

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