On March, 25 our 2nd Online National Platform of took place. All 3 sections gathered to meet 2 new Candidate Sections and to elect the new ESN Russia National Board for 2017-2018 mandate.

During the National Platform CS ESN HSE St. Petersburg presented the progress they've made after a Study Trip conducted by Russia's former NR, Nadezhda Krasavina, in the end of February. The decision on granting CS full membership was, though, postponed until the next NP scheduled for July 2017.

PRUE's Buddy System also submitted an application for joining ESN and was successfully accepted as a Candidate Section after a promising presentation and a question round.

Next on the agenda was the National Board elections. Candidates had a chance to present themselves and their action plans for the next year. After the presentations and a brief Q&A session the voting itself was held.

As a result, the newly elected NB will consist of:

President – Nadezhda Krasavina;

Vice-President – Alina Yakovenko;

National Representative – Evgenii Puchkov;

Vice-National Representative – Ekaterina Fedko;

Treasurer – Alexandr Cherepanov;

National Communication Manager – Daria Istomina;

Event & Project Manager – Anastasia Sazonova,

And the new NB supporters are:

SocialErasmus Coordinator – Anastasia Andreeva;

Mov’in Europe Coordinator – Olga Konovtseva;

WPA – Andrey Sokolov.

The mandates of the newly elected National Board members started on May, 1st. Let's wish them a productive year and successful achievement of all the set goals!