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Sara Garavelli elected to the EOSC Association Board of Directors


Sara Garavelli, EOSC Programme Manager at CSC – IT Center for Science and EOSC-Nordic WP2 lead, was elected to the EOSC Association Board of Directors at the third General Assembly held online on 10 December 2021. Her three-year term will last 2022–2024. We at EOSC-Nordic are truly excited over this appointment and offer her our warmhearted congratulations.

The Board is composed of Directors, appointed amongst the Delegates of the General Assembly who represent the members of the EOSC Association. Sara has over ten years of experience in stakeholder engagement, outreach, and international collaboration in the research infrastructures landscape. She is also the coordinator of the EOSC Finnish Forum, the EOSC national structure coordinating EOSC activities in Finland.

“I am truly honored to have been elected to the Board of Directors of the EOSC Association, and I would like to thank all the EOSC Association members for their support. EOSC has been listed as priority number one in the November 2021 conclusions of the Council of Europe on the future governance of the European Research Area (ERA). This is a big achievement for EOSC, and the next three years will be fundamental to making it a concrete reality. I am really looking forward to bringing my contribution and expertise to the service of the EOSC Association.” says Sara Garavelli.

The EOSC Association advances Open Science to accelerate the creation of new knowledge, inspire education, spur innovation and promote accessibility and transparency. The Board of Directors is in charge of achieving the purpose of the Association and directing the activities by implementing the decisions, instructions, and recommendations adopted by the General Assembly. Currently, there are 161 members and 73 Observers in the EOSC Association.

The current Nordic EOSC Association Board member, Wilhelm Widmark (Stockholm University), also renewed his mandate for the term of 2022–2024. See the complete listing of the EOSC Association Board of Directors.

Read more about the EOSC Association from their web pages.