Executive Board

President: Lukas Galkus (Lithuanian Medical Students' Association)

E-mail: president@apyn.org 
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Lukas is a student in Medicine in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and a Health activist with a working background in Lithuanian Medical Students’ Association (LiMSA) and Lithuanian Tobacco and Alcohol Control Coalition. Over the last years he has been active in public health sector representing youth voice both on national and international level. Lukas is also a board member in Students’ Scientific Society of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. He joined APYN in 2014 and became Vice President for Youth Research. Lukas in interested in research in fields of health promotion and prevention (especially alcohol and tobacco) and youth work.


Vice-president for Membership: Vlad-Alexandru Grosar (Youth Can Do It!)

E-mail: vp.membership@apyn.org

Vlad is a founding member and President of “Youth Can Do It” Association, monitor in the National Youth Council of Romania, a managerial economist and political scientist, certified youth worker, project manager, disk jockey and trainer, expert in accessing European structural and cohesion funds and in Public Procurement, with a vast experience in working with youth and in the NGO field. Awarded several years for his active involvement in volunteering activities and for writing and implementing a national project which was chosen as a finalist in the category of “Best volunteering project of the year in the youth field”, he is also aiming to be a successful entrepreneur, as CEO of his IT & marketing company which won the 1st prize on national level in a business plan contest. Since 2010 he has been involved in APYN activities on international level, was elected as Vice-president for Development of Youth Work on the Alcohol Field and Training in the period 2012-2014 and now as Vice-president for Membership for the period 2016-2018. Being a perfectionist, he is always aiming high and believes that young peoples’ ambition and health are the essential compounds of success. 

Vice-president for Development of Youth Work on the Alcohol Field and Training: Ines Kebler (Slovenian Medical Students' International Committee) 

E-mail: vp.development@apyn.org

Ines comes from Maribor, Slovenia. In everyday life she is 5th year medical student, Slovenian Medical Students’ International Committee (SloMSIC) president and a forever young soul who loves travelling and is currently having the time of her life. She got involved with APYN few years ago under totally unexpected circumstances and she loves it! Making the world a better, safer and healthier place for everyone is her driving force for everything she does. She is a huge animal lover, especially fascinated by the mightiness of whales.

Vice-president for Youth Research: Nurbanu Sahan (Civil Life Association Turkey)

E-mail: vp.research@apyn.org

Nurbanu has graduated from Industrial Engineering Department of Uludag University, Bursa- TURKEY in 2015. She is currently working in management consulting sector as a researcher and strategist. Her involvement with youth sector started in 2011. She is one of the founders of Turkish national youth NGO, Civil Life Association. She has been functioned there in several positions and took part in various projests.  Nurbanu's fields of interest are youth health and healthy lifestyle. Since 2014 she has been involved with APYN. She loves learning new things and new places to explore.

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