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On February 19 the new Councillors' Convent started the work in Turiba University, the aim of which is to promote the development of the university. In the first part of the agenda of the Councillors' Convent meeting representatives of the university provided a report on the university activity and information on the structure and work organization of the Councillors' Convent, while in the second part of the meeting elections of the chairman, vice chairman and presidium of the Councillors' Convent followed.

The Councillors' Convent is an advisory collegial body – advisor in academic, scientific and economic issues. The aim of it is to promote the development of the university, while its tasks include giving advice to Senate and Rector in issues of development strategies, to enable relation of the study and scientific research work with needs of economic activity development, development needs and objectives, to evaluate the direction of information on strategic management and achievements of the university, as well as to initiate the consideration of issues in Senate and Constitutional Assembly. Meetings of the Councillors' Convent are held at least once per year and are open.

There are 25 members in the new Councillors' Covent:

  • Edgars Štelmahers, graduate of Turiba and manager of the company New Rosme
  • Renārs Krūgaļaužs, member of board of the company Livland and Turiba graduate
  • Māris Meļķisis, sworn advocate in the sworn advocate office Māris Meļķisis
  • Marģers Zeitmanis, chairman of the board of Balvi and Gulbene hospital association
  • Māris Mednis, public relations expert
  • Jānis Endziņš, chairman of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, businessman 
  • Elīna Egle, manager of the company Baltic Id
  • Lienīte Caune, owner and manager of the accounting outsourcing consulting office CBB,  vice president of LCCI
  • Aiva Vīksna, vice president of Employer’s Confederation of Latvia
  • Aivars Ermičs, owner of the automobile showroom Alfa Motors and Turiba student
  • Aivars Borovkovs, president of Lawyers Association
  • Juris Ekmanis, vice president of Latvian Academy of Sciences
  • Low Siew Thiam, advisor of the Latvian Honorary Council in Singapore and chairman of the Global Management Forum
  • Dmitrij Krasnov, manager of the regional TRK in Russia
  • Guntis Učelnieks, owner of the tourism agency Kolumbs
  • Jānis Naglis, director of the company Jānis Naglis 
  • Ivars Bičkovičs, president of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia
  • Andrejs Ēķis, businessman, film producer and developer of the movie town „Cinevilla”
  • Edvīns Bērziņš, member of the board of the joint stock company "Latvijas dzelzceļš", vice president
  • Viesturs Koziols, businessman
  • Linda Rubene, manager of the company Rotu nams and student of Turiba
  • Normunds Staņēvičs, manager of „Rīgas piena kombinats”
  • Kārlis Šenhofs, vice president of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and former member of the board of the company Kvadra Pak
  • Annija Voiteka, graduate of Turiba, businesswoman and author of business idea a’coat
  • Ilāna Hundadze, graduate of Turiba and businesswoman

By unanimously voting „for”, in the position of the Councillors' Convent E.Štelmahers was elected. Duties of the vice chairman will be performed by E.Egle. While in the membership of presidium the following persons were elected – E.Bērziņš, J.Ekmanis, M.Mednis, M.Meļķisis, R.Krūgaļaužs, G.Učelnieks, A.Voiteka, as well as E.Egle and E.Štelmahers.



Photo: Mārtiņš Garais