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 2019–2021

Uwe Gartenschlaeger President of EAEA: Uwe Gartenschlaeger, Germany

DVV International

Bernhard Grämiger, Switzerland

Fédération suisse pour la formation continue (FSEA)

Dearbháil Lawless, Ireland

National Adult Learning Organisation (AONTAS)

George A. Koulaouzides George A. Koulaouzides, Greece

Hellenic Adult Education Association (HAEA)



Klaudius Šilhár, Slovakia

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



Dina Soeiro, Portugal

ESEC Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra


alex stevenson Alex Stevenson, UK

National Learning and Work Institute (England and Wales)


Gro Svennebye, Norway

Studieforbundet AOF Norge

Karin Tudal Karin Tudal, France

La Ligue de l’enseignement

Lauri Tuomi Lauri Tuomi, Finland

The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation (KVS)

Galina Veramejchyk, Belarus

DVV International

Monica Widman Lundmark, Sweden

Arbetarnas Bildningsförbund (ABF)