New FEPA Board

At the FEPA Congress which took place in Essen at 9th of May 2009 during the international stamp exhibition IBRA ’09 a new board were elected

Delegates from 36 out of 42 countries were present or represented by proxy.
The high number of Member Federations being present was a clear signal of the important role that FEPA plays on the Philatelic Scene in European
From left to right on the photo:  
Giancarlo Morolli – Italy – Director. 
Gerhard Kraner – Switzerland – Treasurer,
Jorgen Jorgensen – Denmark – President,
Jose Ramon Moreno – Spain – Vice President,
Bojan Bracic – Slovenia – Secretary, 
Vit Vanicek – Czech  Republic – Director.
The new board has announced that they will use the first 100 days developing a strategy and activity plan for the coming years. The main Focus will be on activities that promote and stimulate stamp collecting within Europe.
FEPA - Federation of European Philatelic Associations - counts 42 national Philatelic Federations as members -  which is close to 100% of the European countries.