The ECSL Board is composed of persons, not more than 10, elected by the General Meeting of members for a period of three years, from the different categories of the Centre's members (academics, practitioners, the Centre's operators, representatives from national administrations and agencies and from industry, as well as students).
The Board's functions are to oversee and assist in the running of the Centre, to propose themes for research and workshops, to select among applicants for the award of grants offered by the members and ESA, and to take other steps necessary to achieve the aims of the Centre as set out in Article 2 above.
The Board shall elect among its members its chairman and a vice-chairman by a majority vote of all its members. The ESA representative (article 1.1) will automatically be a member of the Board and will liase with the ESA administration.
The Board will meet at least twice a year in principle at ESA headquarters or at any other place as decided by the Board. Members of the Board will support their own expenses.
A General Meeting of members will be convened by the Chairman of the Board every three years (1), to which the Board will present its report. The General Meeting will examine the orientation of the Centre's activities and questions related to the future of the Centre, it will elect the members of the Board.
A General Meeting may be convened by the Chairman of the Board at the request of one third of the members to deal with exceptional matters.
Board Members for the term 2016-2019:
Frans G. VON DER DUNK
Armel KERREST (Vice-Chairman)
Sergio MARCHISIO (Chairman)
Maria-del-Carmen MUNOZ RODRIGUEZ