During a Board meeting of the ISSA Electricity Section on 21 April 2022 the former Secretary General, Dr. Jens Jühling, was elected new President in succession to Ms Hesse-Spötter. Ms Hesse-Spötter who had been President of the Section since 2017 resigned from the Board last year due to a change of career.
During the meeting, the Board also designated Mr Joydeep Mukherjee as acting Technical Secretary and Mrs Jennifer Papantuono as acting Treasurer of the Section in order to support the Board in its duties.
The new Board of the Section is composed as follows:
President - Dr. Jens Jühling, BG ETEM, Germany
Vice-President: Peter McCormick, EA Technology London, UK
Vice-President: Antonio de Cos Blanco, Fraternidad Muprespa, Spain
Acting Technical Secretary: Joydeep Mukherjee, BG ETEM, Germany
Acting Treasurer: Jennifer Papantuono, BG ETEM, Germany
According to Article 13 of the Section’s Standing Orders, the Board is supposed to elect a successor to any of its members who leaves in the period between the General Assemblies. The next General Assembly of the ISSA Electricity Section is scheduled for the upcoming year 2023. The Section members will then elect a new Board.
Dr. Jühling and his fellow members of the Board express their gratitude to Ms Hesse-Spötter for her many years of commitment to the work of the Section and look forward to the future collaboration with all Section members in order to promote Occupation Health and Safety in the electricity sector and beyond.