Governing Board

The Board

The board consists of 4-6 representatives, chosen by member organisations at each bi-annual GA. The board has to represent the members and carry out the decisions and policies of PCE Europe agreed in the GA, manage ongoing matters (e.g. certificates, networking with EAC and EAP) and those tasks that may arise (e.g. applications of new members) between GA meetings.

Tasks of the board also include:

  • Preparing the GA and being responsible for the organisation of the meeting
  • Admitting new members who fulfil the membership requirement
  • Presenting a statement of the annual accounts and determine the budget for the next year, subject to approval of the members at the GA
  • Presenting a report of its work during the last year to the GA

Board Functions

Chair: holds an overview of all activities of PCE Europe, is the contact for questions and information about PCE Europe, prepares the agenda and chairs board meetings/ biannual general assemblies, develops formal information documents, maintains contacts with external organizations, and is the signatory of the certificates. Manages and updates the website, sends out to member organisations any update on PCE Europe and/or agenda for the GA to all the members.

Treasurer: holds an overview of the income and expenditure of PCE Europe’s finances in liaison with the administrator. Manages the bank account and is the signatory, prepares the accounts and financial reports and suggests a budget for the coming year. EAP contact: contact for EAP throughout the year, actively taking part in these organizations’ development while representing PCE Europe’s interest, attending their GAs and Governing Board meetings, gives reports of all that to PCE Europe.

PR officer: compiles the articles for the internal member report each year and the WAPCEPC newsletters, is the contact person for the new website, is the contact person for WAPCEPC and symposia.

Social media coordinator: manages the facebook account and linkedin.

Certificate coordinator: maintains contacts with the Certificate Committee, keeps an overview of the certificate handling process and issues the certificates, controls the online certificate registration list, ratifies that a Person Centred Therapist is entitled to receive the European Certificate for Psychotherapy and signs it, is the EWAO representative for EAP.