Here we would like to express our greatest acknowledgements to the previous presidents of the Association:

1994 - 1995: Mr. Ivan Yemetz, Chairman, Central Election Commission of Ukraine;

1995 - 1996: Ms. Marta Vidakovic Mukic, Croatia;

1997 - 1998: Mr. Alexander V. Ivanchenko, Chairman, Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;

1998 - 1999: Mr. Zenonas Vaigauskas, Chairman, Central Election Commission of Lithuania;

1999 - 2000: Ms. Lívia Skultétyiová, Slovakia; Department of Elections and Referendum, Ministry of the Interior;

2000 - 2001: Mr. Kazimierz W. Czaplicki, Secretary of NEC, Poland;

2001 - 2002: Mr. Marian Ramuscak; President, State Election Commission, Croatia;

2002 - 2004: Mr. Alexander V. Veshnyakov, Chairman, Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation;

2004 - 2005: Mr. Ilirjan Celibashi, Albania; Chairman, Central Election Commission;

2005 - 2007: Mr. Arnis Cimdars, Chairman, Central Election Commission of Latvia;

2007 - 2008: Mr. Octavian Opris, President, Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania;

2008 - 2009: † Mr. Garegin Azaryan, President, Central Election Commission of Armenia;

September 2009 - June 2010: Mr. Eugeniu Stirbu, President, Central Election Commission of the Republic of Moldova;

June 2010 - Sepetember 2010: Mr. Zurab Kharatishvili, Chairman, Central Election Commission of Georgia;

2010 - 2011: Ms. Emília Rytkó, former Head of NEO of Hungary;

2011 - 2012: Ms. Irena Hadziabdic, Member of Central Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina;

2012 - : Mr. Kazimierz W. Czaplicki, Secretary of Neo, Poland.

The General Assembly is the supreme organ of the Association and is composed of all its members. The General Assembly considers proposals or questions of common interest submitted by its members, the Executive Board or the Secretariat. It also adopts the policy, and approves the program of work of the Association and the main items of the agenda of its forthcoming meetings. The General Assembly performs its duties in accordance with the provisions of the Charter and its own rules of procedure.

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The Secretariat, located in Budapest, Hungary is the permanent organ of the Association. The Secretariat carries out the duties entrusted to it by the General Assembly and the Executive Board. It responds to the needs of the Association's membership by organizing conferences, outreach efforts and other activities. Centrally located, the Secretariat is led by the ACEEEO Secretary General Mr. Zsolt Szolnoki.

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