The EYCA Board and Office

The Board of Administration of the European Youth Card Association consists of 11 Board Members including the President. The General Assembly elects the President and the Board Members, who then appoint two Vice-Presidents from within the Board charged respectively with the functions of treasurer and secretary general. Following a decision of the EYCA GA (Zagreb, May 2014), the EYCA Board of Administration consists of:

President: Jarkko Lehikoinen (Finland)

Vice-Presidents: Dorota Orlik-Lisek (Poland) and Mònica Sala (Treasurer, Andorra)


  • Bjorn Boon (Belgium)
  • Bruno Del Mazo (Spain)
  • Carlos Nunes (Portugal)
  • David McNeill (Scotland)
  • Dražen Gečević (Croatia)
  • Gazela Pudar Draško (Serbia)
  • Ivelina Peeva (Bulgaria)
  • Jonas Levin (Sweden)

Observer: Julian Villarroya (Spain - Aragon)

The Office of the European Youth Card Association has four full-time employees:

  • Manel Sánchez, Director, manel.sanchez(at)eyca(dot)org
  • Lara Vegas, Member Support and Operations Manager,
  • Kristiina Ling, Brand Development Manager, kristiina.ling(at)eyca(dot)org
  • Cristina Banita, Communications/Office Assistant, banita(at)eyca(dot)org

The EYCA office is registered in Belgium as a non-profit organisation.