EGP elects new Committee at Athens Council

The new committee has five new members, along with four re-elected candidates.

EGP Committee - 2012EGP/Joline Suijkerbuijk: EGP Committee elected at the council in Athens

In Athens, the European Greens elected their new executive for the European Green Party, who will lead the party into the 2014 European elections.

Newly elected co-chairs Monica Frassoni (IT) and Reinhard Bütikofer (DE), MEP, and Secretary General Jacqueline Cremers (NL) are joined by committee members  Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield (FR), Steve Emmott (UK),  Panu Laturi (FI), Lena Lindström (SE), Saraswati Matthieu (BE), Mar Garcia Sanz (ES).

The EGP Committee serves a three year term.

The new Committee has five new members: Reinhard Bütikofer, Panu Laturi, Mar Garcia Sanz, Saraswati Matthieu and Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield.

Election resuts:

Committee of the 17th Council of the EGP, Athens Greece

Female co-chair: Monica Frassoni (Italy) 97 in favour, 5 blank (total 102 votes), 95%

Male co-chair: Reinhard Bütikofer (Germany) 85 in favour, 17 blank (total 102 votes), 83%

Secretary General: Jacqueline Cremers (Netherlands) 90 in favour, 8 blank  (total 98 votes), 91%

Treasurer: Lena Lindstrom (Sweden) 97 in favour, 4 blank (total 101 votes), 96%

Further Committee members:

5th Committee position - Panu Laturi (Finland) (60/102 in second round, 59%)*

6th Committee position -Gwendoline Delbos Corfield (France) (80/100, 80%)

7th Committee position -Mar Garcia Sans (Catalonia) (71/100, 71%)

8th Committee position -Steve Emmott (England and Wales) (63/98, 64%)

9th Committee position -Saraswati Matthieu (Flanders, Belgium) (56/102, 56%)

*The election for the 5th committee position had three (rather than two) candidates.

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