ETNA Executive Committee


The function of the ETNA Committee is to manage the Association, support its development and ensure it has appropriate publicity.

It is made up of a small number of officers and country representatives. The presence of 50% of officers plus an additional country representative is considered a quorum.

Officers will serve for a period of 5 years. At the end of this period nominations will be called for and elections will be held using a democratic process. Officers may be re-elected for a second period of office.

The officers of the Committee are the President, the Honorary President, the Vice-President, the Secretary and the Treasurer. The roles of each are as follows:

  • Oversees all activities of ETNA
  • Delegates actions and activities to appropriate committee members
  • Serves as Chair to the Committee
  • Leads the promotion of the association through relevant publicity means
  • Initiates fund raising activities

  • Provides advice and support to the Association’s officers and the country representatives

  • Performs the duties of the President in her absence
  • Serves as the chair of the committee as needed
  • Prepares the annual report
  • Assists in the planning of the Associations’ activities

  • Draws up meeting agendas for approval by the President
  • Records and writes the Minutes of committee meetings
  • Circulates Agendas and Minutes to the Committee and the membership as appropriate
  • Co-ordinates issues related to membership including recruitment
  • Maintains register of membership
  • Stores and circulates protocols
  • Assists in the preparation of the Annual report

  • Has responsibility for the Associations funds
  • Keeps financial records
  • Prepares the annual financial report
  • Co-ordinates activities related to fund raising

All members of the committee have the responsibility for raising the profile of the association by publicising its activities wherever appropriate.

  • Responsible for setting up an appropriate and attractive web-site
  • Maintain the web-site and updating regularly
  • Suggest and support electronic networking opportunities
  • Develop a social media and online presence strategy

ETNA Executive Committee Members

Role Name Country
President Irena Papadopoulos United Kingdom
Vice President Eileen Richardson United Kingdom
Secretary Christiana Kouta Cyprus
Treasurer Sara Nissim Israel
Digital Lead Alfonso Pezzella United Kingdom