Dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in Hepatology, liver research and the clinical practice of liver disorders, EASL is governed by a board of 11 liver experts all actively engaged and involved in the discipline.
The Secretary General is the Chief Executive of the association for a period of 2 years having already served as Vice-Secretary.
The Vice-Secretary serves for 2 years in close collaboration with the Secretary General and will become the next Secretary General in term.
The Treasurer has been elected by the EASL assembly as a non-voting member of the Governing Board for a second term of five years. All Governing Board members share responsibility for the society\'s finances.
The Executive Director serves as a permanent representative of the EASL Office on the Governing Board. The Executive Director votes on those issues that affect the EASL Office directly.
The EU Policy Councillor position was approved as a 5-year position during the Business Meeting in Vienna, Austria, 17 April, 2010.
There are 7 Scientific Committee members (including the Secretary General and Vice-Secretary). All of them are elected by the EASL assembly for a period of 3 years.
The Educational Councillors were elected for a 4 year term by the EASL assembly.