Council

The EACTS is governed by the Council Members who act as Trustees. A new President of the Council is elected on a yearly basis at the Annual Meeting. Other Council members hold longer terms, as defined in the Constitution. Council meets at least four times per year to discuss and manage the business of the EACTS. The current EACTS President is Ruggero de Paulis, Rome, Italy. The Council is formed by a nomination and election process of EACTS members, and includes up to 15 people in the following positions:

  • The Officers: President, Vice-President, Secretary General, Treasurer, Editor of the Journals
  • The Chairs of each of the Domains
  • The immediate past President
  • Councillors

Members

Next meeting

9 March 2019, Windsor, UK

Ruggero De Paulis

COUNCIL

President 2018-2019

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2018-2019

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2018-2019

VASCULAR DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2018-2019

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Member 2018-2022

ACQUIRED CARDIAC DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2018-2019

Aortic Surgery - Task Force

Chair 2018-2020

Aortic Root and Valve Repair - Taskforce

Chair 2018-2020

Domenico Pagano

COUNCIL

Secretary General 2017-2020

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

VASCULAR DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

CLINICAL GUIDELINES

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

DATABASE

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION COMMITTEE

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

QUIP STRATEGIC BOARD

Chair

RESEARCH COMMITTEE

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

QUIP Network for Outcomes Research

Group Chair

ACQUIRED CARDIAC DISEASE DOMAIN

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

RESIDENTS

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

New Technology - Task Force

Ex-Officio 2017-2020

Adult Cardiac Database

Member 2017-20

Peter Licht

COUNCIL

Vice President 2018-2019

Volkmar Falk

COUNCIL

Treasurer 2017-2020

Heart Failure - Task Force

Chair 2016-19

Friedhelm Beyersdorf

COUNCIL

Editor 2010-20

Thomas Walther

COUNCIL

Domain Chair 2017-20

ACQUIRED CARDIAC DISEASE DOMAIN

Chair 2017-20

Davide Pacini

COUNCIL

Domain Chair 2017-20

VASCULAR DISEASE DOMAIN

Chair 2017-20

Aortic Surgery - Task Force

Member 2016-19

Lorenzo Galletti

COUNCIL

Domain Chair 2018-2021

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE DOMAIN

Chair 2018-2021

Eric Roessner

COUNCIL

Domain Chair 2018-2021

THORACIC DISEASE DOMAIN

Chair 2018-2021

Giuseppe Cardillo

COUNCIL

Councillor 2017-2020

Mark Hazekamp

COUNCIL

Member 2016-2019

Miia Lehtinen

COUNCIL

Resident representative 2017-2020

ACQUIRED CARDIAC DISEASE DOMAIN

Member 2016-2019

RESIDENTS

Chair 2018-2021

Patrick Perier

COUNCIL

Councillor 2018-2021

Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery - Task Force

Member 2016-2019

Richard Prager

COUNCIL

International Councillor 2018-2021

Marian Zembala

COUNCIL

Past President 2018-2019

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Member 2017 - 2021

J. Rafael Sadaba

COUNCIL

Chair Francis Fontan Fund 2017-2020

Academic Training/Personal Development - Task Force

Member 2016-19

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Chair 2019-2021