EVOLTREE

EVOLution of TREEs as drivers
of terrestrial biodiversity

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Governing Board

The Governing Board is the decision making body of the Network. It coordinates the EVOLTREE activities and scientific programme, and it is composed of one representative from each participating institute.

The Governing Board is the decision making body of the Network. It coordinates the EVOLTREE activities and scientific programme, and it is composed of one representative from each participating institute.

Tasks

The Governing Board:

  • Apoints the EVOLTREE coordinating institute;
  • Discusses and decides on the focus of the EVOLTREE Network's research efforts and ascertain the current status thereof;
  • Decides the scientific position and strategic actions of the EVOLTREE Network;
  • Decides on revisions about the work plan of the EVOLTREE Network, prepared by the Coordinator and the Executive Committee;
  • Decides on the fees for third parties wishing to use some of the EVOLTREE services;
  • Decides new tasks and working groups for the EVOLTREE Network;
  • Decides on the EVOLTREE Network budget based on proposal by Executive Committee;
  • Approves the yearly EVOLTREE Network progress and financial reports;
  • Appoints the 5 members of the Executive Committee who compose, with the EVOLTREE Coordinator and the representative of the EVOLTREE Administrating Institute, the 7 members of the aforementioned Committee;
  • Decides on the accession of new members to the EVOLTREE Network and their membership status (core or associate); and
  • Decides on any modifications to the Agreement.

The Governing Board may only make decisions on agenda items. Decisions are made with a qualified majority of three-quarters of the Parties which are present or represented. The Governing Board will not deliberate and decide validly unless half of its Members are present or represented (quorum). Decisions by electronic vote are made with a qualified majority of three-quarters of the parties who answered within the required period. A core member who can show that its own legitimate interests would be severely affected by a decision of the Governing Board may exercise a veto with respect to the corresponding or relevant part of the decision (veto right).

Members

The Governing Board comprises one representative from each participating institute.

Country Partner Name
Austria AIT Eva-Maria Sehr
Austria BFW Thomas Geburek
Bosnia and Herzegovina UNSA Dalibor Ballian
Croatia CFRI Miran Lanšćak
Czech Republic CULS Milan Lstiburek
Denmark UCPH Erik Dahl Kjaer
Finland Luke Egbert Beuker
Finland UOULU Tanja Pyhäjärvi
France INRA Catherine Bastien
Germany UGOE Konstantin V. Krutovsky
Germany UNIMAR Corinna Felsh
Germany vTI Folkhard Isermeyer
International EFI Christophe Orazio
Israel ARO Raketfet David-Schwartz
Italy CNR-IBBR Giovanni G. Vendramin
Italy IGA-UNIUD Michele Morgante
Poland IBL Jacek Hilszczański
Poland UKW Jaroslaw Burczyk
Portugal ISA Maria-Helena Almeida
Romania UNITBV Alexandru Lucian Curtu
Serbia ILFE Saša Orlović
Slovenia SFI Hojka Kraigher
Spain INIA Carmen Hernando Lara
Sweden UU Martin Lascoux
Sweden SLU Rosario Garcia Gil
Switzerland WSL Konrad Steffen
United Kingdom NERC Mark Bailey

Meetings

The Governing Board organises a Governing Board Meeting when and as needed, and at least once a year. It convenes when the Coordinator and/or at least one-third of its members requests such a meeting. An agenda for each meeting is prepared and is sent to all Parties by the Coordinator. Any Party may add an item to the original agenda by written notification to all other Parties no later than 7 calendar days preceding the meeting. When necessary, the Governing Board may request the presence of any expert for consultative purposes.


List of Governing Board meetings

Date Venue Information Material
16/09/2019 Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Access the 2019/2016/2015 meeting documents
24/09/2018 Alghero, Sardinia, Italy  
     
30/05/2016 Arcachon, France  
8/6/2015 Florence, Italy  
26/09/2014 Prague, Czech Republic
24/09/2013 AgroParisTech (Nancy, France)
19/10/2012 Vantaa (Helsinki, Finland)

Governing Board Meeting

Open Source Project Meeting

30/09/2011 Uppsala (Sweden)

 

Funding Initiatives

Funding is available for EVOLTREE members: training expense reimbursement, conference grants and project grants

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eLab Services

The eLab provides a search interface which can browse over all databases currently available within the EVOLTREE project.

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Events

Scientific events of interest to the EVOLTREE community are listed here. Conference grants are available to cover expenses

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Training

EVOLTREE organises different training courses on different topics. Financial support is available for participants from EVOLTREE partner organisations.

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