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

  • Approval of the annual accounts prepared by the Executive Committee before presentation to the General Assembly.
  • Preparation and supervision of the election procedures, acceptance or remittance of nominations for officers, the President or of any other representative of the society.
  • Long term decisions of 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 to adopt these.
  • 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 and at least twice a year. 

Members elected in 2015

Prof. Dr. Peter Schirmacher
Institut für Pathologie
University Hospital
Im Neuenheimer Feld 224
69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Phone: +49 6221564161

Prof. Metka Volavšek
Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, 
University of Ljubljana Korytkova 2,
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone: +38 615437148
Fax: +38 615437101

Dr. Tibor Tot
Department of Pathology and Clinical Cytology
Central Hospital Falun
S-791 82 Falun, Sweden
Phone: +46 23492696
Fax: +46 23492389

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
Phone: +34 932919239
Fax: +34 932919344

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
Phone: + 44 2890632563

Dr. Maria Rosaria Raspollini
Histopathology and Molecular Diagnostics
University Hospital, Careggi - Florence
Largo Brambilla, 3.  50134 Florence - Italy
Phone: +39 055 4478110

Dr. Anastasia Konstantinidou
Professor of Pathology
Medical School
National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Phone:  + 30 210 7462159
Fax: + 30 210 7462179