Executive Committee

EUROCALL is organised and managed by an Executive Committee, according to its Constitution. The Committee meets twice a year and also discusses EUROCALL matters via a closed JISCMail discussion list.



Françoise Blin (elected)

Dublin City University, Ireland

Email: francoise.blin@dcu.ie

Personal home page



Peppi Taalas (elected)

Coordinator of EUROCALL Virtual Strand

University of Jyvaskylä, Finland

Email: peppi.taalas@jyu.fi

Personal home page


Secretary General

Toni Patton (appointed)

Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Email: t.patton@ulster.ac.uk



John Gillespie (appointed)

Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland

Email: j.gillespie@ulster.ac.uk



Alex Boulton (elected)

Université de Lorraine, France

Email: alex.boulton@univ-lorraine.fr


Mirjam Hauck (elected)

Coordinator of EUROCALL SIGs

The Open University, UK

Email: M.Hauck@open.ac.uk


Francesca Helm (elected)

Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

Email: Francesca.Helm@unipd.it


Oranna Speicher (elected)

University of Nottingham, UK

E-mail: Oranna.Speicher@nottingham.ac.uk


Kent Andersen (co-opted)

Byggeri & Bygningsservice, øvrige, Odense


Sake Jager (co-opted)

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Email: s.jager@rug.nl


Gosia (Malgorzata) Kurek (co-opted)

Jan Dlugosz University, Czestochowa, Poland

Email: gkurka@gmail.com


Salomi Papadima-Sophocleous (Organiser EUROCALL2016)

Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Email: salomi.papadima@cut.ac.cy


Kate Borthwick (Organiser EUROCALL2017)

University of Southampton

Email: K.Borthwick@soton.ac.uk