Statutes and Standing Orders
NPLD's members ratified the Network's Statutes and Standing Orders at their inaugural General Assembly meeting in July 2008. These papers can be found by clicking on the above links.
Roles Within the Network
Ms. Jannewietske de Vries, is NPLD's Chair
Ms. Jannewietske de Vires was elected NPLD's Chair for three years in October 2012, and as the Chair her main responsibility will be for the strategic direction of the Network in discussion with the Chairs' Committee.
NPLD has two Vice-Chairs
Both Vice-Chairs will be responsible for assisting the Chair on all matters relating to NPLD's management
Peggy Heikkinen, Vice-Chair
Peggy Heikkinen is from Folktinget (Swedish Assembly of Finland) and has been a Vice-Chair since May 2011, and will continue to do so until 2013.
Yvonne Griley, Vice-Chair
Yvonne Griley is from the Catalan Government, and was elected Vice-Chair in October 2012 for a period of two years.
Meirion Prys Jones, NPLD's Chief Executive
As CEO, Meirion Prys Jones is responsible for the overall management of the work of the Network, in conjunction with the Chair and Vice Chairs.
Vicent Climent-Ferrando, NPLD's Policy Adviser
Based in Brussels, Vicent is responsible for lobbying the EU institutions, manage the Think Tank and provide new ideas for the NPLD.
Sioned Jones, NPLD's Project Manager
Sioned is responsible for all aspects of the administration of the network, including communication, marketing etc.