COFACE’S structure are organised in such a way as to guarantee real representativeness:
The General Assembly is open to the representatives of all member organisations and lays down general policy each year.
The Administrative Council is COFACE's most important decision-making body.
The Executive Bureau carries out the Administrative Council's decisions.
The Secretariat in Brussels ensures the representation and the smooth functioning of COFACE.
Eric de Wasch,
Administrative Council - Full Members
Elisabeth POTZINGER (AT), Annemie DRIESKENS (BE), Liliane
LEROY (BE), Eric DE WASCH, Treasurer (BE), Roumjana MODEVA (BG), Waltraut
LECOCQ (CH), Paraskevas SAMARAS (CY), Sven IVERSEN (DE), Antonia TORRENS (EL), Marién
DELGADO (ES), Jean-Bernard AUDUREAU (ES), Helena HIILA (FI), Mériadec RIVIERE
(FR), Noël GILIBERT (FR), Maria KLINGER (HU), Liz WALL (IE), Gaetano
SANTONOCITO (IT), Roland ANEN (LU), Peter GRABNER (SL), Stanislav TRNOVEC (SK),
Sophia LÖVGREN (SW)
Administrative Council - Alternate Members
TEIXEIRA-ROSSOLL (AT), Jacques LODOMEZ (BE), Ghislaine JULEMONT (BE), Mariela
TODOROVA NANKOVA (BG), Valiandis NIKOS (CY), Hiltrud STÖCKER-ZAFARI (DE), Dimitris
STAMOULIS (EL), Manuel MARTIN ARIAS (ES), Anne ALITOLPPA-NIITAMO (FI), Patrick
CHRETIEN (FR), Evelyne BERNARD (FR), Viktoria SZANTO (HU), Rebecca RYAN (IE), Chiara
CRIVELLI (IT), Andreja GRABNER (SL), Slavomira MAREKOVA (SK)
In addition, the Policy work of COFACE is structured in five Working Groups of experts from the member organisations focusing on a range of issues:
- Family and Social policies
- Inclusive policies for disabled, other dependent persons and their families
- Consumer Protection, Services, Public Health and Sustainable Development policies
- Education and Information and Communication Technologies policies
- Exchange of Information and Experiences: Mutual Learning & Capacity Building.
Published on 05 May 2007
Updated on 19 Mar 2014