CORPORATE  GOVERNANCE

ASSEMBLY

It consists of representatives of all Members of the association. The Assembly appoints the president of the Association and the members of the Committee, who are chosen among the members of the General Council, and also decides on their number.

The Assembly is also in charge of appointing the members of the Board of Statutory Auditors and the President of it. Finally, it is responsible for establishing the amount of the membership fee and the time limit for payment, as well as for approving the balance sheet.

GENERAL COUNCIL

Each member of the Association is responsible for appointing one representative to the General Council. The term in office for members of the General Council has an unlimited duration.

The General Council, chaired by the President, is responsible for: expressing an advisory opinion on the activity report, on the balance sheet for the year, and on cost estimates for the following year; assessing membership applications; deliberating on applying for membership to other organisms or associations.

COMMITTEE

The Committee consists of the President along with 10 to 15 members chosen among the members of the General Council.
Members of the Committee remain in office for a duration of three years and can be re-elected.

All powers of ordinary and extraordinary management of the Association are entrusted to the Committee, which is responsible for appointing one or more Vice Presidents among its own members.

PRESIDENT

The President remains in office for three years and can be re-elected no more than three times. The President is responsible for representing the Association, for convening and chairing over meetings of the Assembly, the General Council, and the Committee. The President is entrusted with the power to deliberate on matters authorised by the Committee.

BOARD OF STATUTORY AUDITORS

It consists of three standing members and two substitute members, all of whom remain in office for three years and can be reappointed. The Board is responsible for supervising the administrative management of the Association.

GENERAL MANAGER

The GM is responsible for executing deliberations made by the corporate bodies, as well as for supervising all of the Association’s services and offices, for acting as head of HR, and for representing the Association in litigation.