Executive board

The Executive Board and President are elected biannually by the General Assembly. According to the constitution, a member can sit in the board or be elected president no more than three consecutive terms. The Board meetings of EAEA are open to members. If you want to participate, please contact EAEA office for further details.

EAEA Executive Board 2023–2025

President of EAEA

Uwe Gartenschlaeger, Germany

DVV International

John Evers, Austria

Verband Österreichischer Volkshochschulen

Dearbháil Lawless, Ireland

National Adult Learning Organisation (AONTAS)

George A. Koulaouzides, Greece

Hellenic Adult Education Association (HAEA)



Marta Jendeková, Slovakia

Association of Adult Education Institutions in the Slovak Republic (AIVD SR)



Dina Soeiro, Portugal

ESEC Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra


Alex Stevenson, UK

National Learning and Work Institute (England and Wales)


Oleg Smirnov, Ukraine

Integration and Development Center for Information

Anna Skocz, Poland

NGO Trainer’s Association/Stowarzyszenie Trenerskie Organizacji Pozarządowych sTOP

Lauri Tuomi, Finland

The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation (KVS)

Gustav Fridolin, Sweden

Swedish Interest Organisation for Popular Movement Folk High Schools (RIO)

Balázs Németh, Hungary

University of Pécs