The Board of Soroptimist International of Europe consists of the President, the President-elect, the Immediate Past President, three Vice Presidents, the Treasurer, the Programme Director and the Secretary-General. These voting members are elected for a two-year term of office. However, the Treasurer can be re-elected for a second two-year term.

The officers of the Extended Board have responsibilities in line with the organisational model : Strategic Leadership, Programme and Advocacy, Communications, and Institutional Development/Extension. The Board leads the Federation and delivers its strategic plan, its goals and objectives. The members of the Board develop and implement a business plan for each biennium. The Board reports to the Council of Governors at the annual Governors’ Meeting.

President Carolien Demey

SI Kortrijk, Belgium

Member since 1994

President Elect Hafdís Karlsdóttir

SI Kópavogur, Iceland

Member since 1989

Immediate Past President Anna Wszelaczyńska

SI Kraków, Poland

Member since 2000

Vice President Dominique Babel

SI Deauville-Trouville, France

Member since 2003

Vice President Nicoletta Morelli

SI Bergamo, Italy

Member since 1998

Vice President Nilgün Pakkan

SI Istanbul, Turkey

Member since 1991

Treasurer Isabel Mendes Pereira

SI Estoril-Cascais, Portugal

Member since 2013

Secretary-General Sabine Mach

SI Wien Vivata, Austria

Member since 2006

Programme Director Sandra Gonzalez Sköld

SI Sweden

Member since 2006

Finance Controller Regine Vögele

SI Waldviertel/Schrems, Austria

Member since 2008

Extension Committee Chairperson Shilpi Saxena

SI Berlin Dorotheenstadt, Germany

Member since 2016

Constitution & By-Laws Committee Chairperson Flavia Pozzolini

SI Firenze Due, Italy

Member since 1991

Scholarships & Mentoring Committee Chairperson Anne-Marie Vreman

SI Ede, the Netherlands, Surinam & Curaçao

Member since 2002

Communications Officer Erica Sollberger

SI Emmental, Switzerland

Member since 2004

Assistant Programme Director Jitka Kratochvílová

SI Brno, Czech Republilc

Member since 2016

Representative to the European Women's Lobby Gertrud Åström

SI Stockholm City, Sweden

Member since 2020

Representative to the OSCE Dora Vrdlovec

SI Wien Belvedere, Austria

Member since 1996

Interim Representative to the OSCE Eliette Thurn

SI Wien Donau, Austria

Special Assignment Next Generation Mara Costantino

SI Padova, Italy

Member since 2014

Extension Committee Member Alice Even

SI Clairefontaine, Luxembourg

Member since 2001

Extension Committee Member Soshana Frenkel

SI Natanya, Israel

Member since 2012

Constitution & By-Laws Committee member Margrit Weber-Scherrer

SI Bremgarten-Freiamt, Switzerland

Member since 2012

Constitution & By-Laws Committee member Aysegül Topdemir

SI Istanbul, Turkey

Member since 1994

Scholarships & Mentoring Committee member Christina Duwe

SI Aalesund, Norway

Member since 2009




Scholarships & Mentoring Committee member Alexandra Koutsoukeli

SI Athens-Lycabettus, Greece

Member since 1989

SI Director Barbara Kohl

SI Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Member since 1994