Following its latest General Assembly in Bucharest, Romania on 18th May, EASPD would like to congratulate and welcome Katerina Tsaligopoulou from Vocational Training Centre Margarita in Greece to her new position as EASPD Board Member. Elected by the members of the General Assembly (GA) Katerina will join EASPD’s other Board Members in their role to represent the EASPD membership and organisation. Upon her election Katerina affirmed her commitment to working with all EASPD members.
"As an EASPD Board member my motivation is the realisation and the dissemination of EASPD's and UN CRPD principles and the European Pillar of Social Rights at a national and European level, in order to improve services across Europe that will contribute to the promotion of the well being of people with disabilities in Europe. From my experience in VTC MARGARITA, in Greece, we are still trying to implement UNCRPD principles. By being a board member of EASPD, I aspire to be part of a positive change and support the reform of the social care sector in Greece and in Europe. I look forward collaborating with the great team of EASPD and its members. to support the full implementation of the UNCRPD through the provision of high quality services".