WP1 "Management and Coordination"

Working Group 1 (WG1) is the co-ordinating group for the action. It has specific responsibilities for:

    • Management / oversight of all work towards delivery.
    • Co-ordination of actions towards efficiency / effectiveness.
    • Network development during Action and towards sustainability.
    • Monitoring of participation in the network / action ensuring mutual training in perspectives, disciplines and methods.

The Chair and Vice-Chair of the action lead WG1; other members including leaders and co-leaders of the four other working groups, horizontal leaders, as well as other action participants. In order to achieve its management and coordination function, the group and its subgroups meet regularly by skype, and in face-to-face MC meetings.

Name Role Leadership role Country
Lucía Jiménez MC Member Chair and WG1 Leader Spain
John Canavan MC Member Vice-Chair & WG1 Co-leader Ireland
Carmel Devaney MC Member WG2 Leader Ireland
Angela Abela MC Member WG2 Co-leader Malta
Harriet Churchill MC Member WG2 Co-leader United Kingdom
Sonia Byrne MC Substitute WG3 Leader Spain
Ninoslava Pećnik MC Member WG3 Co-leader Croatia
Nevenka Zegarac MC Member WG4 Leader Serbia
Theodora Ene MC Substitute WG4 Co-leader Romania
Vasiliki Maria ... MC Member WG5 Leader - SC Coordinator Greece
Branko Bošković MC Member WG5 Co-leader Montenegro (Crna Gora)
Sviatlana Karpava MC Member WG5 Co-leader Cyprus
Andy Lloyd Policy and Practice Policy and Practice Group Leader United Kingdom
Oriola Hamzallari MC Member STSM Coordinator Albania
Camellia Hancheva MC Member ITC grants Coordinator Bulgaria
Zane Linde-Ozola MC Member Dissemination Coordinator Latvia
Cristina Nunes MC Member TS coordinator Portugal
Jean Grasmeijer WG Participant Management Spain
Agata D'Addato Policy and Practice Belgium
Alfonso Montero Policy and Practice Belgium
Álvaro Rodrígue... WG Participant Spain
David Herrera WG Participant Spain
Emanuele Bilotti MC Member Italy
Johanna Sellis Policy and Practice Netherlands
Johanna Schima Policy and Practice Belgium
Luca Janka Laszlo Policy and Practice Netherlands
Pat Dolan MC Substitute Ireland
Ronan Mangan Policy and Practice Belgium
Sofía Baena WG Participant Spain
Elona Bokshi WG Participant
  • Development of process / methodology for the creation of map of national family support stakeholders

  • Development of strategy and process for stakeholder involvement in the action

  • Planning schedule of action meetings

  • Development of plan for exchange of experiences between Action members at face-to-face meetings

Deliverables to Date

Other advances to Date

  • Membership process for the involvement of further participants
  • Guidelines for national leaders to support them in developing their responsibilities
  • Development of guidance document on authorship