It is great news for our community. Dr. Colomer is an EMMRI Alumnus (Class of 2017), and he has been recently elected as the new Chair of the ERIC Forum!
The Chair is elected for mandates lasting two years, which can be renewed once for one additional year.
Francisco ‘Paco’ Colomer is the director of JIVE since January 2018. Colomer joined JIVE as policy officer and manager of the EC-funded ‘JUMPING JIVE’ project in 2017; he came from the Spanish National Geographic Institute, where he had acted as coordinator of VLBI activities with the Yebes telescopes for the last 20 years.
More on that here: ERIC Forum website
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